Employment Opportunity Details- Veterinarian








                                                Alta Vista Veterinary Hospital is an AAHA accredited hospital established in 1949,                                                          making it one of the first veterinary hospitals in Arizona.  In November of 2008, we                                                          expanded our business and moved just across the street into a new 7,500 square                                                          foot building. We are open extended hours 7am-10pm, 7 days a week. Our hospital                                                        is an emergency hospital setting with regular clients and patients therefore you get                                                          the follow up & relationships that an "Emergency" hospital does not get. We are seeking 

                                               Veterinarians who are interested in long term employment and ownership.


Our team consists of 45 + team members including owners Jerry and Cyndi Jenkins, 10 full & part time Associates and 2 full time Practice Managers. We offer up-to-date techniques in treating small animals.


Our equipment and resources include:


Digital radiography (including dental radiographs)


Therapy laser


In-house laboratory equipment


Blood Gas Analyzer

Orthopedic Equipment

Relationships with a Board Certified Surgeon and Internist

Two Surgical Suites

Separate Isolation Waiting and enclosed hospitalization area



Our practice style allows our hospital to examine and treat a wide variety of patients no matter what the client's financial situation is. We continue to grow every year, allowing us to expand our team, equipment, and services. Veterinarians who enjoy everything from the first puppy vaccine to emergency medicine, wide variety of cases, learning new techniques and maintaining positive client relationships are encouraged to apply. 




We recognize the individual character of each person. In order to keep team members happy with their job, we must provide a good work environment, competitive salaries and the ability to maintain a healthy life work balance. 

• AHHA- Accredited

• Sign-on/Retention Bonus

• Competitive Salary

• Flexible Schedule

• Open to purchasing any equipment, drugs, or supplies 
• Paid Vacation 
• Health Insurance 
• CE Allowances 

• 401K 

• Professional Due Allowance 
• 7,500+ square foot practice 
• Open door policy to new ideas and/or suggestions



We are a very level headed and compassionate group of people who genuinely care about our patients and each other. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about a long and prosperous career. Please email CV to angie@altavistavet.com

 Inquiries will remain confidential. Relocation expenses and temporary housing are available.








Yes! Summer is hot, but the other 8 months out of the year are wonderful! There are so many things to do here in Arizona and escaping the heat is easy to do.


We are located in Central Phoenix, in the heart of the downtown historical districts.

There are three different major freeways within 3 miles of our hospital- SR5l, I-17 and I-10. This allows easy access to our hospital from all parts of the Metropolitan Valley.


We are 5 minutes away from:


US Airways Center (Home of the Phoenix Suns)

Comerica Theatre

Arizona Science Center

Phoenix Art Museum

Japanese Friendship Garden

Phoenix Symphony

Artlink First Fridays



The Phoenix Mountain Preserve covers tens of thousands of acres and is ten minutes from the hospital. This preserve is a piece of desert wilderness in the center of the valley. You can hike, jog, bike, or mountain climb. Downtown Phoenix has so much to offer including TONS of independently owned AMAZING restaurants. 


Central Phoenix has a variety of housing options from lofts to great homes in many different historical districts. There are several areas of affordable housing. Check out these links and websites to give you the feel of the flourishing downtown area where Alta Vista calls home. 


The weather is 65-70's November- April and May-October is warmer 95-100. There are so many places to travel during the hot months! 


Grand Canyon: 4 Hour Drive

San Diego: 5 Hour Drive

Las Vegas: 4-1/2 Hour Drive

Puerto Penasco- 4-1/2 Hour Drive

Sedona: 2 Hour Drive
Flagstaff: 2-1/2 Hour Drive


University of Phoenix Stadium

Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Rattlers Arena Football

Phoenix Suns 


Phoenix Coyotes

Phoenix Open



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4706 N. 7th Ave

Phoenix, Arizona 85013