Careers at SAVE - Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency

We looking to add an emergency Veterinarian to the team. If you have a passion for small animal emergency medicine, love to work with other amazing and supportive DVMs, RVTs and support staff, then SAVE is the place for you! We are a growing 24-Hour emergency and referral hospital specializing in surgery, reproduction, CT, ultrasound & endoscopy. We are committed to exceptional patient care and supporting pet owners through ER and referral medicine. Okotoks is only a 15 minutes drive from south Calgary, filled with gorgeous views of grasslands and mountains. This is a great chance to be part of a dynamic team, where learning and development are endless! NEW GRADS ARE WELCOME - this is an amazing opportunity to learn from some great mentors! As part of our network, you will receive competitive compensation, bonus potential, generous CE allowance, VIN membership, association dues paid, paid vacation, generous personal pet policy, great health benefits and access to our network of over 600 DVMs! Email: or visit:

Registered Veterinary Technologists

We have a new full-time RVT opportunity at Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency (SAVE)! SAVE is a 7-doctor, 8-RVT, 45-support staff emergency clinic that has 2 specialties attached to the practice. Our facility is fully equipped, including a full Idexx Lab, full surgical - 3 surgery suites, CT scanner and endoscopes. We are situated outside of Okotoks on an acreage. SAVE provides a very relaxed atmosphere for a 24 hour clinic, and provides excellent mentorship opportunities. Do not miss out on being part of a relaxed, supportive and motivating environment where learning and development are endless. This is a great opportunity for a motivated RVT to advance their career and potential to work towards specialty RVT accreditation. Please send your resume to our practice manager at We look forward to hearing from you!

Client Care Specialists

Our Client Care Specialists are superstars, they are the driving force of the clinic, they manage the client and patient flow, maintain patient files, provide proper communication, and support the doctors and medical staff as needed. Serving as the first point of contact to pet parents; you'll be compassionate, efficient, and have a passion to advocate for our clients.

We are looking for a team member that can perform under pressure, thrive in a busy work environment and are looking for a position that will challenge them to learn and grow!

The available shifts are every Sunday , every other Friday & Saturday.


Due to the nature of a Veterinary Emergency & Referral practice, the ideal candidate has experience working in the veterinary industry; triaging patient concerns, quick thinking, reliability/maturity, and an understanding of medical scenarios. That being said, the right background in client care and an ability to learn quickly is the biggest asset.

Thorough training is provided to all new team members, although a high majority of skills are learned on the job.

Please send your resume and cover letter to

Tech Assistant Team Lead

Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency is a growing emergency practice just north of Okotoks. We are currently looking for a new Team Lead Tech Assistant to join our team.

SAVE is part of the VetStrategy group of clinics. VetStrategy is a 100% Canadian operated group of veterinary clinics with locations throughout Canada. We believe that veterinary clinics are an integral part of the community they serve and as such we put a large focus on community-based activities and initiatives. Every clinic we partner with is unique and serves a very diverse client base.

The role of team lead is to provide mentorship and leadership in all aspects of TA duties, and is expected to work alongside the other team leads and management. The position consists of 8 hour shifts Monday to Thursday, however coverage is expected if needed for weekends, overnights and holidays. Starting wage will be reflected on experience.

Duties include but not limited to:

- Attend frequent meetings with management, and the other Team Leads

- Organizing meetings, providing agendas and completing the minutes

- Protocol Updates, creating and implementing

- Scheduling and adjusting/approving time sheets

- Perform interviews, reviews and other important documentation

- Organize and perform training for new staff

- Provide and organize CE’s when possible

- Ordering clinic supplies

- Equipment maintenance and ordering

- Performing and organizing training

- Providing assistance to all areas of the clinic including CCS, and normal TA duties in ER and Surgery

We offer an exciting work environment and an excellent staff discount. Benefits include medical/dental, a uniform allowance and a generous pet discount.

The ideal candidate should have:

· A minimum of 4 years experience as Tech Assistant, or more is an asset

· Experience in Emergency medicine, it is not essential but is an asset

· Passion for patient care and the strive for high quality of care for hospitalized patients

· Solid communication skills, both when dealing with clients and interpersonal relationships

· A high level of standard in quality of work and work ethic

· Interest in a leadership role of a growing emergency practice

· Dedication, initiative and the drive to go above and beyond

Please send a resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you would like to apply for Team Lead Tech Assistant, and a short overview of the type of skills that you would be bringing to this position. Please send your resume and cover letter to

We look forward to hearing from you!