Pet Emergency Center is a growing regional emergency hospital open nights, weekends and holidays. The clinic is well established and trusted in the veterinary community and has been in continuous operation since 2001. Our patient caseload is steadily increasing and a new larger facility is currently being planned. If you have an interest in emergency medicine/surgery yet want time to enjoy all that Montana has to offer then this could be the opportunity for you!
In addition to an awesome dedicated team we have in house digital radiology, brand new Abaxis lab, ultrasound, Cardell monitoring equipment, ICU oxygen cage, AVImark electronic medical records and more! Internal Medicine Specialist available on site Monday-Thursday for consultations/referrals.
Missoula is a growing and vibrant Western Montana college town with all modern conveniences and entertainment at your fingertips. The city is nestled in a mountainous valley providing a multitude of recreational benefits. Just two and a half hours to the north is Glacier National Park. Snowbowl ski area is just a 20 minute drive from downtown. The Clarkfork, Bitterroot and Blackfoot rivers provide world class fishing and whitewater rafting.
Missoula, often considered the cultural hub of Montana, is the location of the state's first university, and an eclectic mix of loggers, hippies, college students, sports fans, and retirees. Missoula is home to about 70,000 people and it boasts two excellent human hospitals as well as an exceptional school system.
There is so much to do and the best part is that your work schedule will allow you to enjoy all that the area has to offer. Working 10 shifts/month or more is considered full time employment. Rotating schedule of two weekends on, two weekends off plus approximately 1 weeknight shift a week. A part time position would also be considered for the right applicant. Excellent compensation, flexibility in schedule and ample time off is what sets this opportunity apart.
Compensation Package – full time veterinarians working 12 shifts/month - guaranteed base salary of 100K/year. Additional quarterly bonus paid if production is greater. 10 shifts/month - guaranteed base salary of 84K/year.
Additional benefits include:
Annual CE allowance (registration fee, flight, lodging and meals)
Paid state (MVMA) and national (AVMA) association dues
Paid liability insurance
Paid Montana state veterinary license fee
Paid DEA license fee
Personnel pet discount
Health insurance through AVMA (3 plans to choose from)
Simple IRA after 1 year
A veterinarian to serve as medical director is also desired and would include additional salaried compensation. As we make the transition to a larger facility, increase specialties and hours the right individual to serve as Medical Director will be a vital player in this exciting time of growth.
Minimum 1 year veterinary experience preferred but not required. Confidence in surgery for common emergency conditions is necessary. New grads with significant prior ER experience are welcome to apply. Must have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills and be a team player.
Licensed in the state of Montana.
Have or be able to obtain DEA registration.
Be able to lift 50#.
Able to work independently and efficiently.
About Pet Emergency Center
After hours small animal emergency hospital open nights, weekends and holidays. Our mission is to provide the best emergency and critical care medicine in Western Montana. We care about or clients, patients and our staff. Our staff love what they do and are dedicated to improving their skills and providing the best care.
To promote quality of life for our team we offer flexible scheduling and competitive pay. The Missoula area has great schools and recreation activities. World class fishing, skiing, rafting, hiking, and more!