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South Asheville Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

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Join Our Team

Welcome to SAVES

Breathe in the fresh mountain air while working in our newly expanded state-of-the-art facility. Minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway and just a few miles from a foodie paradise with 12 James Beard Nominated restaurants and a bustling dog-friendly brewery and bar scene, Asheville has a lot to offer.

In addition to offering world-class medicine, our emergency and specialty hospital prioritizes work-life balance and helping you further your calling into a career.

Since first opening in 2009, we’ve developed our services and levels of care to support pet families and the dedicated referring veterinary community. To celebrate our journey of growth and independence, while becoming an integral part of the area, we changed our name to South Asheville Veterinary Emergency & Specialty (SAVES). To learn more about our history, click here.

We look forward to meeting you and showing you all that SAVES, and the town of Asheville, have to offer!

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Veterinary Careers at SAVES

At South Asheville Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, we offer outstanding career opportunities to experienced emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians, client liaisons, and other qualified professionals. Our ideal candidates share our commitment to providing exceptional medical care and customer service.

Current Openings

Employee Benefits

  • Full-benefits package with medical/dental/vision

  • 401K with employer match

  • Life/ADD insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Competitive quality wages; shift differentials

  • Uniform allowance

  • Pet care discounts

  • CE allowance

  • Annual In-state licensure reimbursement

  • Monitored onboarding and training

  • Customized training programs for professional development

  • VTS Mentorship Program for qualified individuals

  • In-house CE opportunities

  • Appreciation events

  • Referral rewards program for hospital recruits

  • Fully-stocked coffee bar for all shifts!

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Area Highlights

Asheville is home to attractions that draw tourists and locals alike – including the Biltmore Estate, the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Asheville Art Museum, and the North Carolina Arboretum.

The city is rich with architectural history that incorporates an artsy-eclectic vibe with locally-owned shops, a multitude of art galleries and restaurants, a live music scene, and scenic views of the Appalachian Mountains. Simultaneously, the area is the perfect playground for those with a love of the great outdoors. With more than a million acres of protected wilderness, you can discover the trails, rivers, and wildlife of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Craft breweries are plentiful in Asheville and several have been named the best breweries in the country. Asheville’s food scene is also notable, with multiple James Beard Award-nominated chefs in the city.

As you can see, there’s something for everyone in Asheville!