Surgeon at Columbia River Veterinary Specialists in Vancouver, Washington. Generous salary & signing!!

PetVet Care Centers
 Vancouver, WA


Looking for a full time, part time or locum Veterinary Surgeon to join our ER/CC & Specialty practice at Columbia River Veterinary Specialists in Vancouver, WA! Established in the Vancouver/Portland area for over 30 years! Guaranteed base salary of $300-400k!!! Earning potential of $500,000+ per year.

We are a compassionate & enthusiastic group of professionals dedicated to a team approach to client & patient care. Our strength as a practice stems from our devotion to the well-being of our patients. We take time for every client who walks through our doors & care deeply for our patients. We are proud of the work we do and are appreciated & respected by the surrounding public and referring veterinary community.

Columbia River is a large, beautiful, recently remodeled, 24/7 multidisciplinary hospital. We offer advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies including on-site 3 GE Logiq ultrasound machines, 1.5 High Field Hallmarq MRI, GE 8-slice CT, C-Arm & fluoroscopy, echocardiography, two Snyder oxygen cage banks, a Storz arthroscopy/laparoscopy tower and neurosurgical equipment.

Vancouver, Washington is located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. The outdoor opportunities are endless! Achieve work/life balance in a beautiful outdoor playground. The Pacific Coast, Mount St. Helens, the Columbia River Gorge, the Cascade Mountains, and the high desert are all within driving distance or visit on of the 191 area parks within Vancouver itself. So get out your hiking shoes, backpack, snowshoes, kayak, paddle board, fishing pole, snow skis or bike and start exploring! Then after exploring the outdoors all day, visit one of the dozen plus breweries in the “next beer town” or visit one of the 9 tasting rooms in downtown or 17 wineries in the surrounding area.

Compensation Package Highlights

  • Earning potential of $500,000 or more per year
  • Guaranteed minimum base salary of $300-400k for experienced veterinarians
  • $50k minimum signing bonus; up to $150k
  • Relocation available for non-local candidates
  • Experienced candidates with leadership interests will be considered for a ER/Medical Director role which includes an additional stipend

Columbia River Veterinary Specialists offers a highly competitive compensation package, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision, FSA/HSA options), 401K with employer contribution, PTO, large CE allowance with additional PTO for CE, and reimbursement for membership dues and license fees.

To learn more and meet the Columbia River team, contact Dr. Sarah Bird at or apply online now.

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