Open Position: RVT
Are you a Veterinary Technician looking for a change of pace? Perhaps you’ve envisioned yourself living the quintessential Kootenay lifestyle, but you’ve yet to locate the perfect community.
Or maybe you’re hoping to live in a home that doesn’t break the bank and puts you in close proximity to the rivers, lakes, and mountains that beautiful British Columbia is famous for.
We’re willing to bet you’ve been searching for us all along.
Located in the agriculturally-based Creston Valley, we have four great seasons, but spring comes early by Canadian standards. Like the Okanagan, the Creston Valley is renowned for the quality, quantity, and variety of fruit we grow, including grapes. In fact, one of our
Our sports community is lively (go Thundercats!) and we have an array of facilities, indoor and out, to keep all of the athletes in your family happy, including our Community Complex, which boasts a comprehensive fitness centre, arena, curling arena and lounge, soccer field, beach volleyball courts, skateboard park, an aquatic centre, and an excellent selection of leisure classes! For those of you seeking more adventure, our valley does not disappoint! Nestled between the steep scarps of the Purcell Mountains to the east and the
As for us, we’re a fortunate group of people; we get to work with peers that are enthusiastic, team-oriented, and genuinely passionate about their work. At the Creston Veterinary Hospital, we don’t take this for granted. Our team is why our clients and patients have been returning to us for 45 years; because our goal is to support them every step of the way. Our commitment to quality patient care is evident in our ongoing mentorship. We encourage growth and challenge you to practice your technical skills in-clinic and on location, using our full in-house lab, digital full body and dental radiology units, ultrasound, and companion animal laser. We know that you fought hard for your technical education and we trust your ability to perform these highly honed skills in all areas of practice: client communication, laboratory, nursing, surgery, and dentistry. Perhaps you’ve got a proclivity for client education, companion animal
We are dedicated to the development of a well-rounded team, so we take care of our people. We offer very competitive wages, a loyalty bonus and moving expenses, a generous CE allowance, medical and dental coverage, a health and wellness stipend, staff discounts, membership dues, uniform allowance, pet health insurance, and BCAA coverage. Practicum students and new grads are encouraged to apply, as we have a collaborative team of welcoming, supportive and knowledgeable mentors.
Sound too good to be true? Trust us; it’s not!
The time to create change is now. Tell us why you’re reaching out and let us help you create the balance in your life that you deserve. We look forward to hearing from you!
Open Position: Veterinarian
Are you, or do you aspire to be, a mixed animal practitioner? If you’re a nature lover with a preference for a temperate climate, clean air and life in a small, yet abundant community, we can bet you’ve been looking for us all along!
Creston Veterinary Hospital is eagerly seeking a veterinarian to complement our growing team. Located in the agriculturally based Creston Valley, our picturesque town lies in the ‘heart of the Kootenays’, with convenient access to year-round outdoor pursuits. We are a collaborative team of 3 DVM’s, 5 RVT’s, and a skilled staff of assistants and client care representatives who highly value integrity, teamwork, and giving our clients the best experience possible. In addition to our pet clientele, we work with the area’s commercial and hobby farms, in-clinic or on location, as well as provide a large range of equine services and dentistry.
The successful DVM will practice cooperative, team-based medicine, have exceptional interpersonal skills, and strive for excellence in all areas of practice; surgery, dentistry, diagnostics, and emergency. Special interest in equine medicine is preferred but not required.
Tell us how we can help you to reach your true potential!
We are dedicated to the development of a well-rounded team, so we take care of our people. We offer a competitive salary, a generous CE allowance, medical and dental coverage, a health and wellness stipend, staff discounts, membership dues, a uniform allowance, and BCAA coverage. Moving expenses will be considered for eligible candidates. New and upcoming graduates are encouraged to apply, as we have a collaborative team of welcoming, supportive and knowledgeable mentors.