Careers

If you are looking to join an organization that values its team and the service we provide, Avets would welcome your inquiry or application.

Our brand-new Specialty & 24/7 Emergency Hospital

Our 19,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility has been built from the ground-up and is home to our growing team of compassionate specialists, doctors, and support staff. Through the years, we’ve grown from an after-hours emergency hospital into a nationally recognized emergency, critical care, and specialty center. At Avets, we’re with you every step of the way, offering passionate expertise in emergency and specialty care. Our team of board-certified specialists combine their extensive training with Avets’ cutting-edge equipment to address our patients’ advanced surgical, imaging, and medical needs. For over 25 years, we’ve provided specialty and emergency care to Western Pennsylvania and the tri-state area at our Monroeville, PA location. We’re always here for you—24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Avets is proud to call Pittsburgh Home

Adventure is here in the city of Pittsburgh, and Avets can help you find it. Ranked one of the most desirable areas to live in, Pittsburgh offers a little something for everyone. Whether it’s the entertainment and the arts, the outdoor activities, or the great schools and nationally-recognized sports teams – Pittsburgh is the ideal city to live, work, and play. Located in Monroeville, PA, Avets is just a 25-minute drive into the city.

Join Our Team

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Our 24-hour emergency and specialty hospital is seeking a third Criticalist to join our amazing critical care team. Our brand-new 19,000 sq. ft. facility has been purposefully designed with state-of-the-art equipment to assist us in fulfilling our goal of practicing quality medicine and compassionate care for patients, families, and referring veterinarians in our community. Avets has a long-standing focus on emergency, trauma, and critical care. Our Criticalists take the lead in shaping our emergency and critical care departments’ growth and development and are supported by specialists in Internal Medicine, Neurology, and Surgery.  
 

Education is a daily focus at Avets. Our commitment to education is demonstrated by hospital-wide support of our residency and internship programs, and a team of VTS(ECC) lead training for our support staff. Additionally, we support personal and professional growth and wellness for our team members. We believe that our progressive approach to medicine and leadership creates an environment where specialists can collaborate openly as a team, allowing us to best serve the needs of our patients and clients daily. 
 

Located in Monroeville, PA, Avets is just a 25-minute drive to the city of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas have a lot to offer anyone considering moving to town. There is easy access to high-quality education for those with families or who are looking to grow theirs. Whether you like to explore historic museums, charming cultural districts, or local restaurants and breweries – you will never be far away from all that our city has to offer. If hiking and spending the day on the river or slopes is more your style, the beautiful Laurel Highlands region offers a wide range of outdoor activities. 
 

We would love to meet you and show you around our city! 

Our 24-hour emergency and specialty hospital is looking for an ER Veterinarian to join our team. As a long-standing provider of quality emergency and specialty veterinary care, Avets was one of the first 15 hospitals in the country to earn the designation of a VECCS Level 1 emergency and critical care facility. Practicing quality medicine and compassionate care for patients, families, and referring veterinarians in our community is and has remained our focus. We believe that our one-hospital model, which creates an environment where specialists collaborate openly as a team, allows us to best serve the needs of our patients and clients. Our specialists work alongside each other making medical and patient care decisions together.

Professional Points of Interest: 
Direct influence working alongside each other, to build, advance and continue to grow our emergency and specialty service offerings. 
Access to our in-house state of the art diagnostic and monitoring equipment, including Esprit ventilator, high flow oxygen unit, point-of-care and diagnostic ultrasounds, continuous renal replacement therapy and therapeutic plasma exchange, CT/MRI, endoscopy and laparoscopy, telemetry and full in-house laboratory, including ABL blood gas, co-oximetry, and coagulation monitoring. 
Access to advanced veterinary emergency and specialty resources across the country as a member of Compassion-First Pet Hospitals.

Personal Points of Interest: 
Avets, located in Monroeville, PA, is close to both Pittsburgh’s city neighborhoods and more remote living options. Whether you like to explore historic museums, charming cultural districts, or local breweries, you’ll never be far away from all that our city has to offer. If hiking and spending the day on the river or slopes is more your style, the beautiful Laurel Highlands region offers a wide range of outdoor activities. In recent years, both The Economist and Forbes Magazine have noted that Pittsburgh’s affordable standard of living, top-notch health care facilities and cultural attractions combine to make it one of America’s most livable cities. 
We would love to learn more about you and show you around our city! 
Avets is part of the NVA Compassion-First network. NVA Compassion-First is a community of more than 80 specialty and emergency hospitals across North America driven by the spirit of collaboration and focused on empowering the advancement of veterinary medicine at the local hospital level. NVA Compassion-First is the trusted partner of hospital teams who are looking for more—more resources to advance their medicine, a greater sense of belonging, and increased opportunities to care for their patients, clients, and people. 

Avets is looking for a boarded or residency-trained Cardiologist to join our amazing team! Our VECCS Level I certified facility has specialists in surgery, internal medicine and critical care along with our 24-hour emergency service. We utilize a true multidisciplinary approach to cases, in order to provide state-of-the-art medicine and compassionate care to pets in our area. Our facility provides access to Karl Storz endoscopy equipment, Philips Affiniti 50 ultrasound with echo capabilities, Toshiba multi-slice CT scanner and open MRI. 

Join our team and you’ll enjoy working in a friendly, collaborative environment. Avets has been named a top workplace by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in 2016 and 2017. We have also been rated a top hospital for employee satisfaction in employment surveys of veterinary specialty and emergency hospitals around the country.

“Pittsburgh has reinvented itself as a medical, educational, and, more recently, growing tech hub… This has allowed for Pittsburgh to crush it in the viral city rankings. WalletHub has ranked the city as its third-best city in America to live, Money Magazine rated it the top city in the Northeast, Glassdoor rated it the top city for job-seekers, SmartAsset labeled it the second-best city for college graduates, and CNBC rated it the second-best city for millennials.” – Business Insider  Salaries in Pittsburgh are competitive with other cities, but because the cost of living is 11 percent lower than average, each paycheck can go further!

Foodie? Check out our award-winning restaurants. The city’s award-winning chefs, new restaurant concepts and suppliers have moved the restaurant scene forward with fresh ingredients from locally grown, locally raised goods. In Pittsburgh, farm-to-table is not just a saying, it’s a way of life.” – visitpittsburgh.com 

We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, inclusive of a hospital-wide bonus system. 

Avets is part of the NVA Compassion-First network. NVA Compassion-First is a community of more than 80 specialty and emergency hospitals across North America driven by the spirit of collaboration and focused on empowering the advancement of veterinary medicine at the local hospital level. NVA Compassion-First is the trusted partner of hospital teams who are looking for more—more resources to advance their medicine, a greater sense of belonging, and increased opportunities to care for their patients, clients, and people. 

Avets is looking for a boarded or residency-trained Internist to join our amazing team! Our hospital has specialists in surgery, internal medicine, and critical care along with our 24-hour emergency service.  We utilize a true multidisciplinary approach to cases, in order to provide state-of-the-art medicine and compassionate care to pets in our area. Our facility provides access to Karl Storz endoscopy equipment, Philips Affiniti 50 ultrasound with echo capabilities, Toshiba multi-slice CT scanner, and open MRI. 

Join our team and you’ll enjoy working in a friendly, collaborative environment. Avets has been named a top workplace by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in 2016 and 2017. We have also been rated a top hospital for employee satisfaction in employment surveys of veterinary specialty and emergency hospitals around the country.  

“Pittsburgh has reinvented itself as a medical, educational, and, more recently, growing tech hub… This has allowed Pittsburgh to crush it in the viral city rankings. WalletHub has ranked the city as its third-best city in America to live, Money Magazine rated it the top city in the Northeast, Glassdoor rated it the top city for job-seekers, SmartAsset labeled it the second-best city for college graduates, and CNBC rated it the second-best city for millennials.” – Business Insider 

Salaries in Pittsburgh are competitive with other cities, but because the cost of living is 11 percent lower than average, each paycheck can go further! 

Foodie? Check out our award-winning restaurants. The city’s award-winning chefs, new restaurant concepts, and suppliers have moved the restaurant scene forward with fresh ingredients from locally grown, locally raised goods. In Pittsburgh, farm-to-table is not just a saying, it’s a way of life.” – visitpittsburgh.com 

We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, inclusive of a hospital-wide bonus system.  

Avets is part of the NVA Compassion-First network. NVA Compassion-First is a community of more than 80 specialty and emergency hospitals across North America driven by the spirit of collaboration and focused on empowering the advancement of veterinary medicine at the local hospital level. NVA Compassion-First is the trusted partner of hospital teams who are looking for more—more resources to advance their medicine, a greater sense of belonging, and increased opportunities to care for their patients, clients, and people. 

Avets is looking for a boarded or residency-trained Medical Oncologist to join our amazing team! Our hospital has specialists in surgery, internal medicine, and critical care along with our 24-hour emergency service. We utilize a true multidisciplinary approach to cases, in order to provide state-of-the-art medicine and compassionate care to pets in our area. Our facility provides access to Karl Storz endoscopy equipment, Philips Affiniti 50 ultrasound with echo capabilities, Toshiba multi-slice CT scanner, and open MRI. 

Join our team and you’ll enjoy working in a friendly, collaborative environment. Avets has been named a top workplace by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in 2016 and 2017. We have also been rated a top hospital for employee satisfaction in employment surveys of veterinary specialty and emergency hospitals around the country.  

“Pittsburgh has reinvented itself as a medical, educational, and, more recently, growing tech hub… This has allowed Pittsburgh to crush it in the viral city rankings. WalletHub has ranked the city as its third-best city in America to live, Money Magazine rated it the top city in the Northeast, Glassdoor rated it the top city for job-seekers, SmartAsset labeled it the second-best city for college graduates, and CNBC rated it the second-best city for millennials.” – Business Insider  

Salaries in Pittsburgh are competitive with other cities, but because the cost of living is 11 percent lower than average, each paycheck can go further! 

Foodie? Check out our award-winning restaurants. The city’s award-winning chefs, new restaurant concepts, and suppliers have moved the restaurant scene forward with fresh ingredients from locally grown, locally raised goods. In Pittsburgh, farm-to-table is not just a saying, it’s a way of life.” – visitpittsburgh.com 

We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, inclusive of a hospital-wide bonus system. 

Avets is part of the NVA Compassion-First network. NVA Compassion-First is a community of more than 80 specialty and emergency hospitals across North America driven by the spirit of collaboration and focused on empowering the advancement of veterinary medicine at the local hospital level. NVA Compassion-First is the trusted partner of hospital teams who are looking for more—more resources to advance their medicine, a greater sense of belonging, and increased opportunities to care for their patients, clients, and people.

Work from home! Avets is seeking a board-certified, or residency-trained radiologist. 

The Radiologist will work in telemedicine, evaluating Radiographs, Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Computed Tomography. The radiologist will dictate medical evaluations and will collaborate with colleagues and consult with clients and other veterinary professionals. 

Why Avets? 

Our brand-new state-of-the-art facility has specialists in surgery, internal medicine, and critical care along with our 24-hour emergency service. We utilize a truly multidisciplinary approach to cases, to provide state-of-the-art medicine and compassionate care to pets in our area. Our facility provides access to Karl Storz endoscopy equipment, Philips Affiniti 50 ultrasound with echo capabilities, Toshiba multi-slice CT scanner, and open MRI. 

Avets has been named a top workplace by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in 2016 and 2017. We have also been rated a top hospital for employee satisfaction in employment surveys of veterinary specialty and emergency hospitals around the country. 

Why Pittsburgh? 

“Pittsburgh has reinvented itself as a medical, educational, and, more recently, growing tech hub… This has allowed Pittsburgh to crush it in the viral city rankings. WalletHub has ranked the city as its third-best city in America to live, Money Magazine rated it the top city in the Northeast, Glassdoor rated it the top city for job-seekers, SmartAsset labeled it the second-best city for college graduates and CNBC rated it the second-best city for millennials.” – Business Insider 

Salaries in Pittsburgh are competitive with other cities, but because the cost of living is 11 percent lower than average, each paycheck can go further! 

Foodie? Check out our award-winning restaurants. The city’s award-winning chefs, new restaurant concepts, and suppliers have moved the restaurant scene forward with fresh ingredients from locally grown, locally raised goods. In Pittsburgh, farm-to-table is not just a saying, it’s a way of life.” – visitpittsburgh.com 

Avets is part of the NVA Compassion-First network. NVA Compassion-First is a community of more than 80 specialty and emergency hospitals across North America driven by the spirit of collaboration and focused on empowering the advancement of veterinary medicine at the local hospital level. NVA Compassion-First is the trusted partner of hospital teams who are looking for more—more resources to advance their medicine, a greater sense of belonging, and increased opportunities to care for their patients, clients, and people. 

Our 24-hour emergency and specialty hospital is seeking full-time Veterinary Technician Caregivers to join our amazing team. If you’re looking to advance your skill set and work in a fast-paced environment where every day looks different, we want to work with you!  

Our brand-new 19,000 sq. ft. facility has been purposefully designed with state-of-the-art equipment to assist us in fulfilling our goal of practicing quality medicine and compassionate care for patients, families, and referring veterinarians in our community. Avets has a long-standing focus on emergency, trauma, and critical care. Our fast-paced emergency and critical care departments are supported by our Internal Medicine, Neurology, and Surgery teams.  
 
Education is a daily focus at Avets. Our commitment to education is demonstrated by hospital-wide support of our residency and internship programs, and a team of VTS(ECC) lead training for our support staff. This is a full-time, hourly position, working either 3 twelve-hour shifts or 4 ten-hour shifts per week, inclusive of one shift per weekend and a portion of the holidays. 

 
We are happy to provide our team members with: 

  • Managers will provide an individualized training plan based on experience. 
  • Hands on learning as well as opportunities for credentialing. 
  • Reimbursement for licensing renewals 
  • Onsite continuing education events as well as virtual learning platforms. 
  • Paid time off and uniforms. 
  • Employee pet benefit discount program. 
  • Multiple health plan options so that you can choose something that suits your needs best, including plans that offer $0 copays for mental and behavioral health. 
  • 401k with company-match. 
  • Double-time rate on the 6 major holidays plus Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. (Our holiday pay runs for the entire overnight shift on the holidays.) 
  • Breakroom stocked with snacks! 
  • Shift differentials during our non-traditional hours – additional $2/hour after 6pm on weekdays and during the day on weekends, $3.50 after 6pm on Fri, Sat, and Sunday. 

Successful applicants will be willing to work with fellow team members to maintain a productive, positive and respectful environment. All technical staff, regardless of the level of experience, must be able to stand, bend, lift, and/or kneel for the duration of a shift (12 hours), and lift a minimum of twenty-five pounds. 

Prior emergency or specialty experience preferred, but not required. Certified Veterinary Technicians or license-eligible candidates will be given the highest consideration. 

We are now accepting applications for the role of Veterinary Caregiver Assistant. As a member of the Avets team, you will have the opportunity to be a part of providing state-of-the-art medicine and compassionate care for pets and the people who love them in Western PA. 

Caregiver Assistants are responsible for supporting our Veterinarians and Technician Caregivers in providing the highest quality of care to all patients by restraining patients, running lab work, filling prescriptions, walking dogs, and keeping the hospital clean and comfortable, and effectively stocked with supplies. 

This is a full-time position, working 4 ten-hour shifts per week on either a day or overnight shift. One shift per weekend will be required as well as a portion of the holidays. 

We offer competitive health benefits, paid time off, uniform allowances, and an employee pet benefit discount program. 

Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to: 

  • Remain calm and efficient in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Work with fellow team members to maintain a productive, positive and respectful environment. 
  • Interact with clients in an empathetic manner that supports Avets’ mission to provide state-of-the-art medicine and compassionate care for pets and the people who love them. 

Applicants must be able to stand, bend, lift, and/or kneel for the duration of a shift (10 hours) and lift a minimum of twenty-five pounds. 

Job Type: Full-time 

Pay: $14.00 – $17.00 per hour 

Benefits: 

  • 401(k) 
  • 401(k) matching 
  • Dental insurance 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Employee discount 
  • Flexible spending account 
  • Health insurance 
  • Health savings account 
  • Life insurance 
  • Paid time off 
  • Professional development assistance 
  • Vision insurance 

Schedule: 

  • 10-hour shift 
  • Holidays 
  • Weekends

Avets, a 24-hour veterinary emergency & specialty hospital located in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is hiring Client Care Coordinators to join our team! You can be an important part of providing compassionate care for pets and the people who love them in our area. 

The Client Care Coordinator (CCC) is focused on the pet owner’s experience during their visit. They must demonstrate excellent communication skills both in-person and over the phone as well as the ability to remain calm under pressure. Our CCCs show compassion for animals and their owners, as well as understand and work to alleviate the stress that clients endure while their pets are hospitalized. 

Job responsibilities include: 

  • Greeting clients 
  • Answering phones 
  • Differentiating specialty from emergency cases 
  • Entering client, patient and financial data into the computer 
  • Generating financial paperwork and processing payments 
  • Maintain medical records through our practice management software 
  • Communicating with referring veterinary offices and obtaining referral information as needed 
  • Keeping the waiting area and exam rooms clean and comfortable for our clients and patients 

Applicants must be proficient with computer entry and modern office technology. 

On a full-time basis, this position is scheduled for 4 ten-hour shifts per week inclusive of one weekend day. If a candidate has evening and weekend availability, part-time hours may also be considered. 

Prior veterinary practice experience is preferred but not required. 

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time 

Full-Time Benefits: 

  • 401(k) 
  • 401(k) Matching 
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Discount 
  • Flexible Spending Account 
  • Health Insurance 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Vision Insurance 

Schedule: 

  • 10 Hour Shift 

Experience: 

  • escalation management: 2 years (Preferred) 
  • multi-line phone systems: 1 year (Preferred) 

Shift Availability: 

  • Day Shift (Preferred) 
  • Night Shift (Preferred) 
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)

As a member of the Avets team, you will have the opportunity to be a part of providing 24/7 compassionate care for pets and the people who love them in our area.

Our Housekeeping and Supply Attendants are responsible for ensuring the hospital is clean and effectively stocked. They report to the Inventory Coordinator and also assist with inventory counts and replenishment for all departments.

The schedule consists of 4 ten-hour shifts inclusive of an equal share of both weekend and holiday shifts. Day, evening, and overnight shifts are currently open as we expand our support team and prepare for a move to a larger facility.

We offer competitive health benefits, paid time off, uniforms, and an employee pet benefit discount program.

Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Remain calm and efficient in a high-stress environment
  • Work with fellow team members to maintain a productive, positive, and respectful environment
  • Work independently, guided by cleaning and stocking checklists

Applicants must be able to stand, bend, lift, and/or kneel for the duration of a shift (ten hours) and lift a minimum of twenty-five pounds.

Job Type: Full-time, 4 ten-hour shifts/week inclusive of a weekend day.