Associate Veterinarian

Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital, 6550 Metral Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada Req #2250
Thursday, September 28, 2023
You were made to save animals, we take care of the rest.

Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital in Nanaimo, BC is looking for experienced full-time ER veterinarians for our busy 24-hour emergency hospital serving mid and north Vancouver Island. Only a 3 hour drive to Tofino and a 20 min float plane trip to downtown Vancouver, Nanaimo has a lot to offer. This family friendly community has year- round outdoor activities including skiing, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing and diving, to name a few. Enjoy a meal at one of the many farm to table restaurants and shop in locally owned shops and businesses. At work, you’ll benefit from a spacious and modern hospital which has emergency and surgical facilities, advanced dental equipment, ultrasound, endoscope, digital x-ray and in-house lab. Our team strives to ensure an excellent work – life balance for everyone. Varied shift rotations and no on call.  This is a perfect opportunity to work in a challenging yet supportive environment with friendly and skilled support staff. 

As part of our network, you will receive competitive compensation, bonus potential, generous CE allowance, VIN membership, licensing dues paid, paid vacation, generous personal pet policy, great health benefits and access to our network of over 1500 DVMs! 

Please apply through the application link! 


  • Provincial DVM licensing, or eligibility to be licensed
  • Passion for what you do every day
  • Enthusiasm, energy and a positive attitude are a must
  • A strong desire to educate and build solid relationships with clients
  • Excellent communication skills, both when dealing with clients and team members 


  • Competitive salary plus bonus potential
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous CE allowance
  • Professional liability coverage
  • Membership dues
  • VIN membership
  • Outstanding medical and pet supply discounts
  • CARE Fund 

About Us 

Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital is part of the VetStrategy group of clinics. VetStrategy is a 100% Canadian operated group of veterinary clinics with locations throughout Canada. We believe that veterinary clinics are an integral part of the community they serve and as such we place a large focus on community-based activities and initiatives. Every clinic we partner with is unique and serves a very diverse client base. 

Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to join a fun and dynamic team! VetStrategy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation, please reach out to  

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  • Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital, 6550 Metral Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada