Be a part of advancing veterinary medicine at our state-of-the-art emergency and specialty hospital that is committed to helping the animal-loving community.

'DoveLewis is a great place to grow - let us help you! Every DVM we have here is welcoming and willing to help, you are never alone when working through cases and caring for your patients.” – Lindsey McGuire, DVM

In our 50-year history, we’ve built a collaborative community that is dedicated to serving every animal and every person who cares for them including having funds to help low-income families, lost pets, abused animals, and wildlife. As an Emergency Veterinarian, you will have the ability to transfer patients between our ER/ICU and on-site Specialists to ensure the highest level of emergency and critical care for walk-in and referral patients. Your day-to-day will include:

  • Performing initial patient evaluation and medical management of diverse caseloads
  • Managing the flow of the ER or ICU floor
  • Effectively communicating with clients on treatment plans and more
  • Building a network of good working relationships with our rDVM community

What Are We Looking For?

Whether you’re early on in your career or you’re a seasoned Veterinarian looking to advance yourself somewhere new, we want to connect! We are looking for:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent from an AVMA-accredited school of veterinary medicine or certification through ECFVG required.
  • Diagnostic and technical skills to handle emergency and critically ill patients.
  • An understanding of and passion for a client-centered practice.
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills to work in a critical care environment.
  • Ability to be licensed in the state of Oregon.

Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training may substitute for the above.

    What You Can Look Forward to Here:

    A Place for Learning & Growth:

    We are a teaching hospital with 7 AAHA-accredited services, and we want you to have the resources to grow your career. This includes:

    • A culture of collaboration to help you feel supported during your shifts including:
      • 24/7 on-call surgery availability
      • 7-day Criticalist coverage
      • Working on cases with our on-site 14+ board-certified veterinary specialists in Critical Care, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Cardiology, Radiology, Dermatology, Allergy, and Otology.
      • Multiple certified specialized services:
        • Urgent Care to help manage lower acuity cases
        • Pain Management and Hospice Care
        • Exotics Care
      • The ability to focus more on the pet with help from our 200+ teammates including 6+ certified technician specialists, and dedicated support staff of well-trained client service representatives, client liaisons, financial coordinators, DVM coordinators, and more.
    • A well-equipped hospital with a dedicated ICU, digital radiography, ultrasound, echocardiography, 1.5 Tesla MRI and 64-slice CT, mechanical ventilator, flexible and rigid endoscopy and otoscopy, on-site blood bank, ability to perform hemodialysis and plasmapheresis, and more!
    • Being a part of teaching the next generation of professionals through our well-respected student extern and internship programs
    • Access to one of the industry's most popular veterinary training tools, atDove
    • Extensive resources for Continued Education, including free lectures and opportunities to attend conferences, plus on-the-floor training, wet labs, and more.

    Tools for Financial Wellness:

    Feeling like you are making the best financial decisions as you plan for the future can be intimidating. We offer tools to help:

    • Student Loan Repayment Program (qualify in your first month!)
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness qualified employer
    • 403b Plan with equitable employer contributions for all staff regardless of ability to contribute
    • Workshops and coaching to help with your financial decisions
    • Financial support for professional development
    • Veterinary discount
    • Paid professional dues and memberships

    A Focus on Well-Being:

    As you take care of patients and their families, we want to help take care of you:

    • $0 mental health copays
    • A Veterinary Well-being Program led by our on-site, licensed clinical social worker
    • Being a part of a nonprofit organization that reinvests back into its staff, services, and resources with no investors looking for a payout. This includes donor-supported community programs like our on-site volunteer blood bank, Low-Income Assistance Fund, Abused Animal Fund, Stray & Lost Animal Program, Wildlife Program, Pet Loss Support Program, and Canine-Assisted Therapy & Education.

    Assurance for the Future:

    Have peace of mind that your health is a priority to us. Here, you’ll have the resources you need:

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Paid vacation and sick time
    • Holiday pay
    • Bereavement leave, including time off when a pet family member passes away

    The PNW Advantage:

    With the ocean an hour away to the west and mountains an hour away to the east, Portland is an epicenter for animal lovers like you. We offer:

    • Relocation reimbursement
    • Efficient public transit and miles of bike lanes
    • Plus, we’re doubling our clinical space with our new facility opening in 2024 so there’s plenty of space for you to grow!