Careers and Externships

Looking for a Career or Externship in Specialty Veterinary Medicine?

Nashville Veterinary Specialists is a well-established and growing 24-hour emergency and specialty veterinary practice. Due to rapid growth and expansion, we are currently filling numerous full-time positions at our hospital in Nashville and our new facility in Clarksville which will open in the spring of 2020.

We offer extremely competitive salaries and outstanding benefits, to include health, dental and vision insurance, annual uniform allowance, and discounts on products and services. We have a strong commitment to the environment, practice recycling and composting, and use solar-powered energy for our hospital.

Our focus centers on the human-animal bond, providing outstanding patient care, stellar customer service, and health for our team.  Plus, talk about a great place to live! Nashville was named the Second Best City for New College Grads by

Nashville Veterinary Specialists is proud to offer Veterinary Externships to students from AVMA-accredited schools. The length can be structured to meet the needs of the veterinary student, and are available through all our specialty services. Students interested in applying for our veterinary externships should submit a resume to Details regarding availabilities, concentration interests, questions, etc. should be included in the body of the email. Please note that externships are limited to one student per service at any time, and are given on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Important: Final offers of employment will be contingent upon information received from drug screen and criminal background check for all positions.

Required for all positions

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of each of these jobs. While performing the duties of any of these positions, the employee is frequently required to bend, stand, stoop, walk, sit, talk, and listen; may be required to walk or stand for long periods of time; will use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; will reach with hands and arms. The employee is often required to lift and carry animals weighing fifty pounds or more; handle dogs weighing up to 150 pounds.