We are looking for exceptional ER veterinarians to join our exponentially growing ER practices. Our flagship hospital is Powers Pet Emergency and Specialty in the heart of Colorado Springs’ booming population. We also have two satellite ER/Urgent Care clinics on the north and west sides of town. All of our clinics offer full service emergency medical and surgical care. Powers Pet Emergency and Specialty is a 24 hour emergency and referral center, while our satellite clinics, Uintah Pet Emergency and Tri Lakes Animal Emergency Care, are open evenings and weekends. Our ideal DVM candidates are confident, easy going and ambitious and also enjoy working with clients and appreciate the importance of the client-doctor relationship. Previous veterinary experience is recommended, but an exceptional new graduate will be considered. We offer a very desirable work schedule with abundant time off to facilitate a healthy work-life balance.
Work, Life, Balance... be a doctor and enjoy life in Colorado!
Colorado Springs is home to Powers Pet Emergency and Specialty, a well-established and respected emergency hospital that also offers referral services in surgery, rehabilitation, neurology, internal medicine, cardiology and radiology (CT/MRI). Our ER service is the heart of our practice and is completely integrated with our specialty departments.
We are an independently owned veterinary emergency and specialty practice working as one team.
Our focus is the human animal bond above all else and being of service to our community.
One life to live. We believe that we must surround ourselves by people and places that enrich our lives and bring out the best in us. Colorado Springs and Powers Pet Emergency and Specialty do both.
Colorado Springs is home to Pikes Peak at 14,115 feet in elevation, Garden of the Gods, US Olympic Training Center, Space Foundation Headquarters and Discovery Center, US Air Force Academy, and so many more special places making it a spectacular place to call home – not just vacation. For outdoor enthusiasts, we are only a quick two hour drive away from world renowned Breckenridge Ski Resort and close proximity to other world famous ski resorts. There are over 100 miles of world class hiking, running, and biking trails right in our backyard. US News has recently ranked Colorado Springs as the #1 “Most Desired Places To Live.” Our view of Pikes Peak is breathtaking! A short hour drive to Denver allows easy access to "big city life".
Pro/Sal with monthly pay out on bonus and no negative calculations.
PTO/ CE: 140 hrs annual
Generous CE allowance
Base schedule of three 12 hour shifts per 7 days
"Dr. Funds" annually for use towards a charitable contribution of a client/ pets treatment of your choice.
401k with employer match
Overall, your compensation is highly competitive ER DVM compensation and we truly believe in doing everything we can to give you a stable schedule to allow plenty of days off to enjoy Colorado and life in general.
Our scheduling is based on balance of life and work. This would be a full time position with a base salary and a very competitive monthly percentage bonus without negative calculations. Our ER doctors do, on occasion, rotate through our satellite urgent care clinics within the Colorado Springs area (Monument and Old Colorado City). We will consider a signing bonus and/or moving expense assistance for the right candidate. If you have interest in working and living in one of the best places in the country, then please respond to this ad with your CV and a cover letter. For direct contact, please call or email Starlene Cook, Business Manager: phone 719-375-3517 ext 102 (work); email email@example.com. Thank you for your interest.
Must be in good standing with current state of Colorado veterinary license. Must have a strong work ethic. Must be emotionally mature. Sense of humor is a MUST!! Experience with avian and exotics is a plus. Must be able to work overnight and weekend shifts. Benefits include medical, 401K program, generous CE allowance, ample PTO to enjoy Colorado. The case load is moderate and varied.
Additional Salary Information: Base salary plus production incentive; no negative production
About Powers Pet Emergency and Specialty
Powers Pet Emergency and Specialty (PPERS) is a 24 hour emergency veterinary practice with integrated specialty services. With over 100 staff members, including 12 full time ER veterinarians, we are able to offer gold standard patient care within our community and beyond. Despite our large size, the ER department is very tightly knit and offers a very familial, comforting environment. We are always open to exceptional candidates to join our family.
PPERS was founded in 2005. It has grown from one full time doctor (our owner Dr. Lee Wilwerding) and four technicians/assistants to 12 full time ER doctors and nearly 100 veterinary technicians and assistants. We now also boast a wide array of specialty services including neurology, internal medicine, surgery, radiology, and soon-to-be cardiology. The ER and specialty services are very closely integrated to facilitate a very streamlined approach to our patient care. PPERS also has two satellite urgent care clinics that together allow us to provide emergency veterinary services to the entire Colorado Springs metropolitan area as well as western mountain communities and the southern Denver suburbs.