Emergency Veterinary Job Opportunities

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Clinician, Technician and Assistant positions available

Where passion meets purpose.

Why should you choose BluePearl? We promote a family-like culture. We are truly in this together.

Every day, we work together to provide exceptional specialty and emergency care for pets by supporting each other through our shared passion, knowledge and talents. Support comes from beyond our hospital by an organization with a vision for Veterinary Medicine that brings life to our jobs daily.

It's not just our Mission; it's what we really do.

We are proud to promote an environment that truly embraces the importance of finding your passion, enjoying your life (at work and outside of work), and being you.

Setting the standard.

We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:
  • Sign-on bonuses available
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance options
  • 401K plan with match
  • Annual company store allowance
  • DVM Stipend for necessary annual licenses and memberships
  • Continuing Education allowance
  • Blue Pearl University clinician access to over 2,000 medical publications
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Time to reset, rewind and reflect through our paid time off and floating holidays
  • Parental leave plans
  • An on-site social worker who can provide guidance, advice and tips to maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food
  • Reimbursement for necessary license renewal for Credentialed Technicians
Because we encourage associate growth, you will be surrounded by dedicated, experienced team members. All associates are leveled by their skillset in our unique leveling program. We also focus on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops.

Be part of our growing team!

We're looking for experienced Emergency Clinicians who want to be part of the largest network of interdisciplinary pet hospitals to join us in Grand Rapids. Our team combines expertise and passion to deliver the most advanced veterinary care. You will be well-supported by engaged on-site leadership and highly skilled paraprofessional staff.

We offer multiple specialties for our clients, including:
  • Internal medicine
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Surgery

Our hospital also has access to blood bank services on-site, making life-saving blood products accessible to our patients and clients.
Work in a fast-paced learning environment as a credentialed or non-credentialed Overnight Veterinary Technician and support our emergency department! Our emergency and ICU staff can focus on outpatient care or dedicate their skills to hospitalized patients admitted through our specialties.
What you'll do as an Overnight Veterinary Technician:
  • Catheter placement and blood draws
  • Assist with radiography and diagnostics
  • Assist with set-up of procedures, anesthetic intubation, sedation, and recovery
  • Anesthetic monitoring
  • Understanding of triage and proficient knowledge of patient vital signs
  • Provide excellent nursing care to hospitalized patients, both stable and critical

With our Continuing Education Plan, we reimburse you for CE credit trainings with the ability to roll over some of your allowance to be able to use for next year's trainings.
Are you passionate about veterinary medicine and looking for the next step in your career? If you seek a team that provides growth and a hospital that inspires a welcoming culture for associates, we invite you to join our emergency medicine team in Grand Rapids as a Veterinary Assistant!

Experience working in an emergency or specialty hospital is not required as we provide comprehensive training for assistants and technicians transitioning from general practice.

What you'll do as a Veterinary Assistant:
  • Assisting with restraining and handling animals
  • Clerical duties
  • Caretaking of admitted patients
  • Feeding patients in our care
  • Monitoring pet vitals
  • Administering medication

Join BluePearl associates who are passionate about providing comprehensive, compassionate care for pets.

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