Full-Time/Part-Time Urgent Care Veterinarian (No Non-Compete, Mentorship Available) - Richmond, VA
PVUC - Richmond
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time

Partner Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center (PVESC) is seeking full-time and part-time Urgent Care Veterinarians for each of our two new Emergency, Urgent Care, and Specialty hospitals; one located in Richmond, VA and the other in Frederick, MD. Both hospitals are opening the fall of 2023.

PVESC is a women-founded, led, and owned business committed to healing a profession from the inside out by taking a team-first approach to veterinary care.

Our shared goal is for ALL doctors in ALL departments to have the tools and support necessary to practice an excellent standard of care in their area of expertise and to have a work-life balance that lends itself to sustainability and happiness.

PVESC was founded to focus on team well-being and our approach is creating an environment that balances excellent patient care with optimal doctor and team efficiency which includes: 

  • Commitment to on-boarding and ongoing training and mentorship  
  • Predictable schedule and the ability to leave shifts on time, without compromising patient or client care 
  • Appointment-based model that will emphasize appropriate urgent care case selection, lending control and predictability to the daily schedule 
  • Client Care Advocate to help facilitate client communications 
  • Well trained Scribes to perform clerical work
  • Integrated EMR and digital treatment sheet system
  • Extensive bank of medical templates and protocols

Our case selection will focus on non-critical outpatient emergency cases. The case variety will allow team members to maintain engagement and to be challenged.  

Cases may include- but are not limited to:

  • Skin lacerations
  • Bite wounds
  • Allergic reactions
  • Vomiting/diarrhea
  • Limping
  • Ear infections
  • Eye and skin issues

 Our team member benefits and perks:


  • Paid wellness week off prior to start date
  • Paid time off
  • Continuing education and professional expense allowance
  • Continuing education PTO
  • Annual scrub and lab coat allowance
  • Contribution to health insurance
  • Annual HRA Allowance
  • 401K
  • Vision Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Company Paid Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability


  • Bring your pet to work during your shift
  • Get complete role-specific training
  • Clear and transparent career development path

Our 20,000 square foot reimagined building and team design includes:

  • Conscious and deliberate building design layout that encourages interdepartmental communication and collaboration
  • Unique support roles that enable you to practice at your highest level 
    • Scribes document exams and facilitate discharging appointments
    • Care Advocates perform client communications, review estimates, and grief discussions to promote continuity of care

    Building Design:

  • In-house lab equipment
  • Digital radiology
  • Digital cytology
  • Emergency ultrasound
  • Multi-parameter anesthetic monitoring equipment
  • Ample and fluid and syringe pumps within each department
  • Smartboard technology
  • Integrated EMR and digital treatment sheet software
  • GE 1.5 Tesla MRI
  • GE 16 slice Helical CT Scanner
  • C-arm fluoroscopy

About Us:
Partner Veterinary Urgent Care operates under the oversight of our two Chief Medical Officers, Dr. Anne Abernethy -ER Doctor and Dr. Emma Evans – boarded Criticalist, both of whom will be working clinical shifts alongside the team.   

About our cities: 

Partner’s core values:

  • Reimagine
  • Fearlessness
  • Community Care

 If you want to practice the highest standard of care with our skilled team of dedicated doctors, that supports an atmosphere of work life balance, we want to hear from you!

Why Work for Partner Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center (PVESC)

Our mission statement is our commitment to our team: “Doing our part to improve the veterinary landscape and pioneer a transformative approach to team health and happiness, creating a healing environment for ourselves and our partners, pet families, and patients.”

Apply by contacting Katie Brooks at kbrooks@partnervesc.com or applying through our careers page: https://partnervesc.com/careers/ 

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of Virginia
  • The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members and pet families
  • A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics
  • Professional demeanor and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, friendly attitude
  • Clinical experience in emergency medicine or general practice, or completion of a rotating or specialty internship
  • Note: *Will consider new graduates, provided there is commitment to continued professional development and the individual is receptive to mentorship.

 *Salary dependent on schedule chosen