Career Opportunity

Associate Veterinarian – Signing Bonus!

Van Isle Veterinary Hospital
Courtenay, BC

Live and practice on beautiful Vancouver Island! Van Isle Veterinary Hospital is looking for a DVM to join our busy 8-doctor hospital on Vancouver Island on a full time basis. This is a high volume hospital complemented by a strong 40+ support staff. The schedule usually includes rotational weekends and emergency on call but the clinic is temporarily operating as a 24-hour hospital. Our facility offers a wide variety of services including ultrasound, endoscopy, digital x-ray, dental x-ray and more. Located in the beautiful Comox Valley, Van Isle Veterinary Hospital is within view of outstanding ski facilities yet only minutes away from sprawling sandy beaches, world class golf, and endless boating and fishing opportunities. A top notch staff and management team are here to welcome you and help make the Comox Valley and Van Isle Veterinary Hospital your new home. New graduates are welcome.

What you’ll need to succeed
  • A valid DVM from an accredited university
  • 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
  • Solid communication skills, both when dealing with clients and interpersonal relationships
  • Experience with dental surgery and emergency care is an advantage
  • What we offer
    • Generous signing bonus
    • Competitive salary plus bonus potential
    • Medical, dental and vision insurance
    • Generous CE allowance
    • Access to our network of over 550 DVMs
    • Life and long term disability insurance
    • Professional liability coverage
    • Membership dues
    • VIN membership
    • Outstanding medical and pet supply discounts
    • Fairness, respect in the workplace and the opportunity for personal, professional and financial growth
    How we keep our team and clients safe

    We take everyone’s safety very seriously. We have added safety measures so that our hospital can continue to provide essential services to animals in our region. We have implemented more intensive sanitation practices, a “closed waiting room” policy, telemedicine platforms, online ordering, and other guidelines for physical distancing.

    About VetStrategy

    Van Isle Veterinary 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 put a large focus on community-based activities and initiatives. Every clinic we partner with is unique and serves a very diverse client base.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    How to apply

    Please send your resume to

    Hospital Tour

    You can (virtually) get your foot in the door by watching this short video! See for yourself the modern facilities and the extensive selection of procedures and services that are available at Van Isle Veterinary Hospital.