Find the Job of Your Dreams

Our partner hospitals are growing and we’re looking for talented, passionate veterinary professionals to join our team and make a difference in the lives of pets and their people. Our practices are fast-paced, highly collaborative environments where you’ll gain a lot of experience as well as be given the support you need to grow in your veterinary career. Explore our veterinary job openings at our partner practices and apply today!

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Associate Veterinarian Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital (Amesbury, MA)

Less Stress Vets – that’s our motto! Less Stress Vets takes us a step further than the Fear Free approach to patient care we already have in place, and provides necessary consideration to the well-being of our workplace professionals. We take a proactive approach to reducing/eliminating the factors that lead to stress and anxiety in our Associate Veterinarians. The result is an increase in workplace and job satisfaction as well as better overall care for patients (and Veterinarian).

Join our team of Less Stress Vets where you will see that we focus on:

  • Mentorship and growth opportunities to drive both confidence and financial success.We provide valuable learning experiences that will enable you to enhance the quality of care you can offer your patients. We also appreciate the knowledge you will bring and value your contributions.
  • Long-term job satisfaction without long hours or unreasonable scheduling.We have a strong hospital culture, significantly low turnover, and effective strategies for Associate retention and growth. We recognize that you work to live, not live to work.
  • Our overall impact.We are committed to the best employment practices that yield the best medicine and thus the best client experience.
  • Trusting relationships as it builds autonomy, mastery, and purpose.  We are a high-functioning clinic, and thus it is important to cultivate greatness.

Stress even less at Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital knowing that you have:

  • A life! Shorter, flexible work weeks with no nights and no on-call as we have referral centers nearby
  • Above-average earning potential ($125k-$175k in as little as 30 hours a week)
  • Exceptional, above-industry average benefits such as fully paid medical premiums, clothing allowance, generous CE, and more
  • Opportunity and budget to contribute to hospital/equipment enhancement
  • Spacious, remarkably clean, clutter-free clinic aesthetically designed to keep your tools/supplies right at your fingertips
  • A team of talented Associates you can collaborate with and not have to compete against
  • Long-term, fully leveraged support staff with exceptional skills so you can focus on what you do best at optimal efficiency without compromising quality
  • Modern medical tools and equipment including digital radiography and electronic records
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Veterinary Technician, Credentialed Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital (Amesbury, MA)

Come where your skills and talents are actually utilized and built upon; a place where you will be empowered, have more autonomy, and not be micromanaged. We are growing, so we are looking for a talented credentialed Veterinary Technician who is enthusiastically ready to join our already amazing team. The technician is leveraged to perform what you have gone to school for and been trained to do with excellence:

  • Client education, charting, financial transactions
  • Administration of vaccines, fluids, injections
  • Triage, patient care, surgical monitoring & recovery
  • Radiography & venipuncture
  • Dental scaling & polishing
  • Restraint & hygiene services
  • Filling scripts
  • Stocking & facility upkeep
MVAH is a Less Stress vet clinic that puts our people first. We know that you are amazing and recognize that we have to remove barriers so that we can see you shine. Our open concept workspace that is remarkably clean and free from clutter is just the start. What you will also find is:
  • A welcoming, full-visibility reception area where animals can be given their space.
  • Three spacious exam rooms each equipped with a versatility table, a computer, credit card terminal, and a phone.
  • A large treatment area designed to keep all your needed supplies right at your fingertips and support your fear free initiatives.
  • A mobile surgical prep table to wheel patients into the surgical suite so you can perform your work safely, instead of trying to lift/carry 50-100 lbs of sedated weight.
We also recognize the financial barriers that create stress and reduce job satisfaction. For this reason, we incorporated above-industry average compensation and benefits which include:
  • Competitive wages at $20-23 an hour
  • Immediate eligibility to enroll in our robust medical insurance plan and we pay 100% of your premium! (FT employees only)
  • Full uniforms & shoes
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • PTO of up to 2 weeks in your first year that increases upon anniversary as well as paid celebration days
  • Generous pet discount plan
Come join Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital and see what exceptional truly looks like!
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Human Resources Manager

Old Brown Dog Veterinary Partners is veterinary founded, owning and operating veterinary hospitals that are consistently recognized as top performers.  We leverage real veterinary experience to make legitimate and viable improvements to veterinary hospitals through fair practices and genuine communication.

Old Brown Dog’s partner hospital base is growing and are looking for an Human Resources professional to support our HR strategy.  The HR Manager plays a pivotal role in the ultimate employee experience: Finestkind.  The HR Manger will make recommendations and lead activities with Finestkind in mind, which also includes enabling newly acquired veterinary teams transition with minimal disruption and with your HR expertise, help us sustainably grow practices from the inside out so that our teams feel empowered to be the best they can be.

This position is predominately remote with approximately 10-15% travel.  The Human Resources Manager must reside within a 3 hour auto commute to our New England partner hospitals and able to fly as needed to hospitals outside the New England area.  This position reports to the Director of Operations.

Recruiting of the Finestkind

  • Driver of the recruitment of Associates and other executive level positions such as ad building, ad placement, pre-screening and initiation of employment background screenings
  • Work with Operations Team and Practice Managers to support Finestkind strategies/talent acquisition activities (i.e. job posting development & placement, screenings, etc).
  • Work with Practice Mangers to ensure positive, effective new hire onboarding experience
  • Work with Partners/Operations on workforce planning and leadership development
  • Representation at employment and brand awareness events

Finestkind – Cultivating Talent

  • Serve as an OBD & Finestkind Ambassador
  • Work with partners & leadership to align HR strategies with business mission & strategies
  • Lead employment experience and continuous improvement efforts which include enhancements to culture/morale/engagement, benefits management, stay interviews, retention strategies, exit interviews, staff surveys, etc. Ensure employees are heard
  • Provide insight and guidance to Practice Managers in the areas of conflict resolution, staffing obstacles, employee performance plans, disciplinary action and termination
  • Track HR key performance indicators such as employment & retention metrics, staff satisfaction, compensations information; Development & execution of HR objectives and goals through contribution and collaboration
  • Lead and manage HR activities as it applies to mergers & acquisitions of new hospitals
  • Contribute and participate in performance reviews at executive level

Compliance

  • Provide HR legal and corporate compliance expertise to Partners, Operations, and Practice Managers; Identifies any gaps and/or risks, communicates recommendations and necessary actions; completes any necessary records or reporting
  • Provide guidance to Practice Managers on workplace investigations.
  • Ensure employee handbook is up-to-date, accurate, and employees are advised of any revisions
  • HR forms and document management; DVM license management
  • Ensure all Practice Managers are provided & complete necessary HR trainings (i.e. sexual harassment, diversity & inclusion, reasonable suspicion, employment law)

Payroll

  • Timely and accurate payroll processing which includes collection of necessary documentation
  • Benefits enrollment & renewal including audit/census management
  • Pet Care Benefits management

Skills & Requirements:

  • Excellent written & verbal skills; a coach & a leader
  • Finestkind (people first) mindset - strong emotional control, patient, objective, judicious
  • Out of the box thinker, creative, innovative, with a can-do attitude
  • Adaptable to changing priorities while remaining organized & detail oriented
  • Self-motivated & good time management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills & timely follow up/through
  • Up-to-date & relevant - takes advantage of professional development opportunities in HR
  • Proficient in all computer applications – word, outlook, excel, powerpoint, teams

Experience

  • 2+ years HR leadership (employee life cycle, payroll, employment law AND recruiting)
  • PHR, SHRM certification or Bachelor’s in HR or 3-5 years robust HR experience in lieu of cert.
  • Knowledge in HR Management, business principles, regulatory & legal requirements (state, federal, jurisdictional)
  • Paylocity experience preferred, not required
  • Veterinary experience a plus, not required
  • Start-up and/or M&A experience preferred

Apply now.