Emergency Veterinarian in Tacoma, WA (ER Mentorship Available!)
Summit Veterinary Referral Center
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 15770
You love animals. You love veterinary medicine. But do you love your job?
We ask because…you deserve to.
Are you a talented veterinarian with emergency & critical care experience, a stellar attitude, and a powerful desire to work for the best team in the veterinary industry. If you are, then we need to talk.
We want to hire you! We are Summit Veterinary Referral Center , located in gorgeous Tacoma, Washington. Our emergency and specialty hospital is the region's premiere tertiary referral center, and our thriving team consists of Criticalists, Emergency Doctors, Anesthesiologist, Oncologists, Ophthalmologists, Radiologists, Cardiologists, Surgeons, Internists and Neurologists. And all these folks want to collaborate with you.
We want to inspire you! Our culture is all about collaboration, and a thriving passion for best medicine. We embrace your learning and development with a robust CE budget and the chance for you to help deliver CE to our veterinary community. We strive for sustainable excellence with multiple structures in place to aid in reducing burnout and helping you live your best life!
We want to reward you! Our ER doctors enjoy a flexible work schedule, paid vacation days, and a robust CE/benefit plan. We offer a guaranteed salary with additional production-based pay. We’ll tell you all about it. You can love your job.
We want to collaborate with you! Grand rounds occur daily and our specialists are regularly available to consult on cases (even in the middle of the night). We have 7 surgical suites, CT/MRI, endoscopy, telemetry, digital radiography, echocardiography, ultrasound, fluoroscopy and more.
We want to support you! With 50 certified LVT’s and a robust in-house veterinary assistant program – we’ve got your back. Our technician staff is highly skilled, and able to manage complex critical cases including those on mechanical ventilation, continuous thoracic drainage, and a whole lot more.
We want to thrive with you! We have grown steadily in our 11-year history, but we are still a young developing practice with a lot of heart. We need talented folks like you and your friends (don’t worry…we have PLENTY of room to fit in more folks like you) to help us keep growing, thriving, and delivering the absolute best in patient and client care.
Love your job again. Come work at Summit!
All interested candidates, please apply online or submit your CV to
NVA Overview:NVA is a growing community of general practice clinics, emergency hospitals, equine practices, specialty hospitals, and pet resorts across five countries. Our doctors and pet care teams share best practices, medical knowledge, innovation, and insights. This collaborative approach allows each individual practice and pet resort to do what they do best: service their local community with compassionate, best-in-class care and medicine, to enhance the lives of the animals they love while backed by the support, stability, and leadership of NVA.
Compassion-First and NVA recognize that we share deep-rooted values and priorities. For years, our dedication to Specialty and Emergency medicine has been a common background.
Our groups have long shared the belief that the best patient care comes from championing hospitals in their local communities and supporting the practices and culture that have made them successful. We believe in empowering veterinarians and their teams with deeper resources so they can do more of what’s already working.
Combining our strengths gives us the opportunity to make a lasting and positive impact on the profession, our people, and the care of animals.
As one of the only dedicated Specialty and Emergency groups in the industry, NVA Compassion-First is the trusted partner of hospital teams who are looking for more—more resources to advance their medicine, a greater sense of belonging, and increased opportunities to care for their patients, clients and people.