Veterinary Careers at NCVEC

Excellence in the Face of a Challenge

At North Central Veterinary Emergency Center, we empower every individual to become the best version of themselves, and rely on each of them to help our team become the best possible version of us.

We could go on and on about what we have to offer; top-of-the-line equipment, competitive pay, amazing benefits, continued education, etc. But, a check list never defined a great workplace. At NCVEC we live out our core values every single day. See for yourself what our team has to say about the culture and opportunities at NCVEC in this quick video. Our track record speaks volumes. Invest your talent as part of the NCVEC team, and you won't ever want to leave.

Many Paths to a Rewarding Career We’re an AAHA-accredited, privately-owned emergency animal hospital offering specialty services for our patients and countless continuing education opportunities for our team.

Be empowered in your clinical practice, career growth, and community involvement.

At NCVEC, our Associate DVMs actively work with the leadership team to define and implement medical policies and procedures that ensure the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients. The emergency veterinarian also plays a key role in building and maintaining client and staff relationships, and provides leadership for team members in their daily medical duties. Our commitment to education ensures a nurturing environment for both new graduates and seasoned veterinarians.

Reports to: Practice Owner or Practice Manager

 

Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited doctor of veterinary medicine program
  • Current V.M. and E.A Licensure
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Available to work days, evenings, and weekends

Experience a workplace committed to sustainability through education and career advancement opportunities.

At NCVEC, our Registered Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants are invaluable assets, functioning as the primary medical support for the veterinarians. They triage patients, begin the physical exam process, and provide essential facilitation throughout the diagnostic and treatment phases. Our support personnel coordinates the daily work flow efficiency, and plays a significant role in communicating with and educating our clientele. Our commitment to team development provides a structure which allows for expansion of knowledge and advancement of skills for team members of all experience levels.

Reports to: Practice Manager or Location Manager

 

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Veterinary Technician Certification (RVT) desirable, but not required
  • Previous experience desirable when not an RVT
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Available to work days, evenings, and weekends

Experience a workplace where we believe culture is so much more than a mission statement and core values.

At NCVEC, our Client Service Representatives are invaluable assets, functioning as the primary contact between the hospital and our clients. They provide compassionate client service, triage patients, check clients in and out, and play a significant role in communicating with and educating our clientele. Our commitment to team development provides a structure which allows for expansion of knowledge and advancement of skills for team members of all experience levels.

Reports to: Practice Manager or Location Manager

 

 Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience desirable 
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Available to work days, evenings, and weekends

Experience a workplace which allows for expansion of knowledge and advancement of skills for all team members.

At NCVEC, our Hospital Care Assistants are invaluable assets, functioning as the primary support for the veterinary nurses. They provide excellent patient care, and hospital cleanliness. There are endless opportunities for those team members that are interested in advancing their veterinary career. 

Reports to: Practice Manager or Location Manager

 

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience desirable 
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Available to work days, evenings, and weekends

Our Externships Position You for Future Success

At NCVEC, externs are mentored by their future colleagues and become an integral part of our practice. The externship experience is individually tailored to each student and your schools requirements. You will truly become immersed into a continuous learning environment, enhancing your veterinary knowledge and skills daily.

Externship: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Students

You will be working under the direct supervision of our veterinarians. Some of the primary tasks you’ll be expected to perform include:

  • Gathering patients’ medical histories
  • Performing nose to tail physical exams
  • Formulating and implementing diagnostic and therapeutic care plans
  • Using cutting edge tools and technology
  • Scrubbing into surgery
  • Helping your supervising DVM manage medical cases
  • Sharpening your client communication skills
  • Fine-tuning your clinical and technical skills

Requirements

To apply for an externship, you must be:

  • Enrolled in an accredited doctor of veterinary medicine program
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Available to work days, evenings, and weekends
  • Must carry professional liability insurance

**This can be done through your school or AVMA**

For program placement, applicants must participate in the application, selection, and onboarding process. 

**Housing is available on a limited basis**

Externship: Veterinary Technology Students

You will be working under the direct supervision of our veterinarians/ technical team members as a veterinary assistant.  Some of the primary tasks you’ll be expected to perform include:

  • Gathering patients’ medical histories
  • Sharpening your client communication skills
  • Fine-tuning your technical skills
  • Using diagnostic tools and effectively analyzing and interpreting various diagnostic materials (lab tests, X-rays, etc.)
  • Learning how to prepare for surgical procedures and monitor patients that are under anesthesia
  • Providing the appropriate care to patients

Requirements

For eligibility, applicants must be:

  • Enrolled in an AVMA/CVTEA accredited Veterinary Technology program
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Available to work days, evenings, and weekends

For program placement, applicants must participate in the application, selection, and onboarding process. 

Get a Head Start on Your Goals

Emergency and critical care medicine can be challenging yet so rewarding! Our Veterinarians at NCVEC are passionate, team-minded, dedicated, and strive for excellence in every case they see. Our proven process, The NCVEC Way, ensures that each pet and pet parent receives individual attention and thorough communication. Our modern hospitals are outfitted with current equipment, in-house diagnostics, and an amazing, compassionate staff to help ensure that all of our patients receive the very best care. We can’t wait to share our exceptional brand of medicine with you. 

Summer Apprenticeship

You will be working under the direct supervision of our veterinarians/ technical team members as a veterinary assistant. Your main duties will include:

  • Providing the appropriate care to patients
  • Using diagnostic tools and effectively analyzing and interpreting various diagnostic materials (lab tests, X-rays, etc.)
  • Learning how to prepare for surgical procedures and monitor patients that are under anesthesia
  • Improving your interpersonal communication skills with training

Requirements

  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Available for a 6 to 10-week period during summer break and committed to a flexible schedule (32-40 hours a week) including evenings and weekends

For program placement, applicants must participate in the application, selection, and onboarding process.

What to Expect When You Work with Us

Whether you’re a veterinarian, a technician, or a client service representative, we’re happy to offer a position to the right candidate. Regardless of the position you seek, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with knowledgeable, motivated leaders and peers
  • Take on challenging and intensive medical cases
  • Work with team members to manage critical care cases
  • Receive continued support through our resident population
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Job Benefits: Committed to a Rewarding Work-Life Balance

Our compensation packages include:

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A competitive base salary

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Comprehensive benefits

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A flexible work schedule