Work With Us

Do you love working with animals and people? Put your skills and experience to work at PETS! We are always looking for compassionate pet professionals to join our team.

For more information about open positions, please contact Steven Hoeltzel, Practice Manager at (717) 295-7387 or send an email to shoeltzel@lancasterpetemergency.com.

Employment Opportunities

Emergency Veterinarian/Board Certified Criticalist

Pet Emergency Treatment and Specialties is currently seeking Emergency Clinicians and/or Board Certified Criticalists to join our well established emergency and multiple discipline referral practice.

At PETS, our clients view their pets is a special member of their family that deserves quality care, no matter what their condition. When their pet needs services outside their regular veterinarian’s expertise, we offer compassionate care in a variety of specialties including cardiology, dermatology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology and surgery.  Our doctors offer compassionate care and are capable of handling any illness or emergency situation

Our 15,000sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility is fully staffed with well-trained, dedicated nurses at a ratio of 4 or 5 nurses per doctor. Our modern facility is fully equipment with digital radiography and ultrasonography from Sound, flexible and rigid endoscopy, laparoscopy, Lyons critical care kennels and a full in house laboratory offering hematology, blood gases, coagulation and chemistry. Our hospital is committed to continued growth for all departments, and we have created a CT ready space in our recent renovation.

Our emergency service is currently operating 24/7/365 and is supported by a strong referral base covering several counties and 9 specialty veterinarians. PETS is the oldest and fastest growing emergency and referral center in Central, Pennsylvania.

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania offers a combination of open spaces, thriving metropolitan areas, extensive arts communities and suburban living opportunities. Lancaster County is located within a short drive to many major metropolitan and relaxing vacations areas including New York City, Baltimore, Philadelphia and the eastern shore communities of Delaware, New Jersey and New York. Come find out way Lancaster has been named one of the best places to live

Please contact Steve Hoeltzel, Practice Manager, at (717) 295-7387 or shoeltzel@lancasterpetemergency.com.

Board Certified Surgeon

Pet Emergency Treatment and Specialties Inc. is the oldest, independently owned emergency and specialty hospital in Central Pennsylvania. We are currently looking for a Board Certified Surgeon to join our growing team. At PETS, we focus on superior customer service and medical care for our patients and clients. We had a steady and growing referral base from Lancaster, Berks, York, Cumberland, Dauphin and Lebanon Counties in south central Pennsylvania. We are central Pennsylvania’s only complete emergency and specialty center.

At PETS, our clients view their pets is a special member of their family that deserves quality care, no matter what their condition. When their pet needs services outside their regular veterinarian’s expertise, we offer compassionate care in a variety of specialties including cardiology, dermatology, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, and surgery. Our doctors offer compassionate care and are capable of handling any illness or emergency situation.

Our Surgery department is fully staffed with well-trained, dedicated nurses along with inpatient and overnight support allowing for no on-call times for the specialists. Our modern facility is fully equipment with digital radiography and ultrasonography and two complete surgery suites. Our hospital is committed to continued growth for all departments.

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package including superior wages and steady growth potential, vacation and complete benefits package and an upbeat, fast paced working environment. Our emergency service is available to 24/7/365 to allow our specialists the opportunity to enjoy a greater work/life balance while still maintaining superior patient care.

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania offers a combination of open spaces, thriving metropolitan areas, extensive arts communities and suburban living opportunities. Lancaster County is located within a short drive to many major metropolitan and relaxing vacations areas including New York City, Baltimore, Philadelphia and the eastern shore communities of Delaware, New Jersey and New York. Come find out way Lancaster has been named one of the best places to live by US News and World Reports.

Please contact Steve Hoeltzel, Practice Manager, at (717) 295-7387 or shoeltzel@lancasterpetemergency.com.

Full and Part Time Veterinary Technicians

Pet Emergency Treatment and Specialties is Central, Pennsylvania’s oldest and largest, independently owned specialty referral practice and emergency hospital. Due to continued growth and expansion, PETS is currently looking for experienced and motivated Veterinary Technicians to join our Emergency Department Team. Various shifts are currently available and would include weekday evenings, weekends and Holidays. 

Candidate should be hard working, self-motivated and completely committed to providing outstanding customer service and patient care. Excellent technical skills, willingness to work in a team environment, and current PA CVT license and/or 3 years experience required. Full and part time positions are available. 

We offer superior wages and benefits in a fast paced, high energy environment. F/T benefits including paid time off, superior health insurance package, uniform allowance, continuing education allowance, discounts on services and matching retirement program. Please apply in confidence today to Steven Hoeltzel, Practice Manager by fax at (717) 295-1948 or email at shoeltzel@lancasterpetemergency.com