Careers at SAVE - Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency

Last update: October 11, 2019

ER Veterinarian

Emergency Veterinarian required to join our Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency (SAVE) Team in Okotoks, AB. We are a growing 24-Hour Emergency and Referral Hospital (surgery, reproduction, CT/ultrasound & endoscopy). We have a skilled team providing exceptional client and patient care. SAVE is equipped with In-House IDEXX lab equipment (blood gasses, coagulation testing, urinalysis, snap testing, chemistry, and CBC), DR X-Ray, ultrasound, endoscopy and CT.


If you have a passion for emergency medicine, then SAVE is the place for you! You must have a valid Canadian DVM degree or equivalent, positive attitude, excellent diagnostic and critical care skills, first-rate customer service skills, and ability to work under pressure.


Our hospital team strives for a collaborative, supportive work environment and building a work community where we care about our patients, clients, and our fellow team. New grads and Foreign veterinarians are welcome to apply. Please send your CV to or to discuss the position further, call Tammy at 403-995-3270.

ER Registered Technician

SAVE Emergency Hospital, in Okotoks, AB, (privately owned), is looking for a full-time registered veterinary technologist for Emergency. SAVE is committed to exceptional patient care and supporting pet owners through ER and Referral medicine. We have a new business manager on board so its an exciting time to join and be part of the positive change/growth. Worried about the drive………Okotoks is closer than you realize – 15 minutes from south Calgary – with a gorgeous view of grasslands and mountains.

This position will require ability to work efficiently, effectively communicate with pet owners, skilled in all areas of emergency medicine, trained in CPR, and deliver exceptional patient care. Communication and promoting team are important in this position.

All team members are expected to promote a positive hospital image, work for the betterment of the hospital, communicate in a respectful manner and work efficiently both independently and within the team.

The position will be part of a shift rotation, rotating between days (7 am – 7 pm) and swing shifts (11 am – 11 pm), and be part of a surgery on-call rotation.

If you are not trained in ER medicine, we mentor with a very supportive team.

We offer competitive wages, medical/dental benefits, uniform allowance, pet discounts for services/product, and CE allowance.

If you are looking to be part of a great team where we continue to build community and family, we welcome you to apply. We look forward to discussing this opportunity with all qualified applicants!

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Client Care Specialist

SAVE – Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency is seeking an experienced Veterinary Client Care Specialist for full time hours, 3pm-12am shift weekends included, in our busy emergency and referral hospital. Wage will be dependent on previous experience.

Successful candidates will possess the following skills:

  • collected, level headed and high functioning in emergency situations

  • open and honest communications within the team and pet owners alike

  • responsible and mature

  • high level of empathy and caring

  • critical thinking skills

SAVE is a privately owned, full-service emergency and referral hospital in beautiful Okotoks, Alberta (10 minutes south of Calgary). We value and promote positive work-life balance and offer customized employee discounts, uniform allowances, and medical benefits. We genuinely have a lot of fun at work and encourage a light, family-like atmosphere within the team.

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Whether you are having a veterinary emergency in Calgary, Okotoks or Foothills area we are here for you, anytime.

Open 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.



Physical address
322233 15th Street East

Okotoks, AB  T1S1A6
Mailing address
Site 11, Box 25, RR 2, Okotoks, AB  T1S1A2

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