Careers at NorthStar VETS



Where you can make a difference, not just a living

If veterinary medicine is your chosen path, then NorthStar VETS is the right destination - especially if you're driven by a commitment to excellence, compassion, professionalism, service and teamwork.

We're continually on the lookout for exceptional team members who share our dedication to making a difference, not just a living, and strive to provide outstanding patient care, empathetic communication with pet owners, and work as a true partner with our referring community.

This commitment is what earned us the 2013 American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Accredited Referral Practice of the Year Award and makes us such a great place to work.

About Our Practice

NorthStar VETS is a nationally recognized, full-service veterinary emergency, trauma and specialty center providing 24/7 care in Mercer County, New Jersey. Our specialty and referral capabilities include:

  • Avian and Exotics
  • Behavioral
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
  • Surgery
  • Theriogenology
  • Nuclear medicine I 131
  • Acupuncture

An Award-winning Facility

Our 33,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art hospital won the 2012 Veterinary Economics Specialty/Referral Hospital Design of the Year Award, a testament to how vibrant and efficient our workplace is. And we've invested in sophisticated diagnostic imaging, monitoring and treatment equipment providing our team with today's most advanced patient-care technologies.

A Collaborative Culture

Collaboration is the hallmark of our culture at NorthStar VETS, ensuring that each patient has access to whatever care is needed. It's also the foundation of our commitment to delivering superior care to our patients and exemplary service to our clients and referring veterinarians.

A Competitive Compensation Package

We value our employees. This is reflected in our attractive scheduling and highly competitive compensation and benefits packages.

A Great Location to Live and Work

Nestled in a picturesque, semi-rural community just an hour from New York City and Philadelphia, and driving distance to popular beaches, the Pocono Mountains, Baltimore and Washington, DC, our community offers outstanding options for recreational, educational and cultural activities. Plus, our office is located near major highways for easy commuting.

Open Positions at NorthStar VETS

  • Veterinarians/Specialists

    NorthStar VETS is looking for board-certified specialists or veterinarians residency-trained pursuing board certification to join our team. Our comprehensive services includes state-of-the-art equipment, a team of experienced and compassionate technicians, and a collaborative spirit among all of our specialty and referral services, to ensure each patient has access to whatever care is needed.

    With locations in Central and Southern NJ, we are committed to leading the way in veterinary specialty medicine. We take great pride and comfort from the unique work/life balance that is our foundation. Our mentoring program is second to none and our 4-day workweek for doctors demonstrates our commitment to a full and rewarding life for our team. Won't you join us?

    These positions are needed for established and expanding departments. Candidates must be versatile, positive, motivated and possess vision to help develop the department consistent with hospital philosophy. Preferred candidates will enjoy teaching in-house for rDVMs and the community. A large and diverse caseload exists for the right individual.

    For more information, please contact Daniel Stobie, DVM, MS, DACVS, Founder and Chief of Staff at 609.223.1510 or at DrDStobie@northstarvets.com. Please forward inquiries, resumes, and CVs to Chief of Staff, Dr. Daniel Stobie at drdstobie@northstarvets.com.

    • Emergency and Critical Care Veterinarians

    • Department Head of Emergency and Critical Care

    • Avian and Exotics Veterinarian

    • Cardiologist

    • Dentist & Oral Surgeon

    • Dermatologist

    • Internal Medicine Specialist

    • Neurologist

    • Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist

  • Veterinary Technicians

    • Veterinary Technicians

      We continually seek optimistic, goal-oriented, motivated, skilled technicians to join the team on a FT/PT basis. We offer a professional, collaborative forward-thinking environment where we will utilize your skills and talents while challenging and encouraging you to grow. All technicians rotate throughout departments with no risk of getting "stuck;" however, the opportunity to specialize is available. Because we value our team members, NorthStar VETS offers an outstanding benefits package, and there is a compensation differential for overnight shifts. Please forward inquiries and resumes to Human Resources Manager, Tom Melfe at tmelfe@northstarvets.com.

    • Veterinary Technician Specialists

      We are looking for Veterinary Technician Specialists in the following areas:

      • Anesthesia
      • Cardiology
      • Emergency and Critical Care
      • Internal Medicine
      • Neurology
      • Oncology
      • Ophthalmology
      • Surgery

    • Blood Bank Technician

      This position is for a technician interested in growing the NorthStar VETS Blood Bank for Dogs and Cats. This person will not only have superior technical knowledge, but also the administrative capability to help develop and manage this vitally important program for the hospital. Please forward inquiries and resumes to Human Resources Manager, Tom Melfe at tmelfe@northstarvets.com.

  • Client Service Representatives

    • Front Office Manager

      We are seeking customer service-oriented leader to manage our client service representative team. Please forward inquiries and resumes to Human Resources Manager, Tom Melfe at tmelfe@northstarvets.com.

    • Client Service Representatives

      We are seeking goal-oriented, motivated and customer service-oriented client service representatives. Responsibilities include answering multi-line phone system, checking in and discharging patients, collecting payments, etc. There is plenty of opportunity to grow and advance as well as get involved with hospital activities. Please forward inquiries and resumes to Human Resources Manager, Tom Melfe at tmelfe@northstarvets.com.

  • Administrative Positions

    • IT Specialist

      We are seeking a talented and knowledgeable Information Technology Specialist to facilitate the hardware and data needs of our growing practice at all locations. Please forward inquiries and resumes to Human Resources Manager, Tom Melfe at tmelfe@northstarvets.com.

How to Apply

Please submit the following to us:

  1. Completed application - Complete the application online here or download Application Form
    NOTE: This form can be completed online and saved to your computer. Please send us the saved copy.
  2. Cover letter including the position for which you are applying
  3. Current resume or CV
  4. Salary history
  5. Minimum of three professional references
  6. Time and number to contact you via phone

In addition to sending an email to the contact named for a particular position, you may also send your information via fax to 609.223.2688, or mail to:

NorthStar VETS
Attn: Tom Melfe, Human Resources Manager
315 Robbinsville-Allentown Road
Robbinsville, NJ, 08691

All applications are kept strictly confidential.