VCA Wilshire Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our tenured DVM team in sunny Santa Monica, California.
This is a multi-doctor practice providing exceptional medical and surgical care all the while doing so with an unparalleled customer experience. A dedicated, proficient, and empathetic staff, highly trained colleagues and the equipment that goes along with that, make Wilshire Animal Hospital one of VCA's premier facilities and among LA's top exotics practices. This is pretty much as good as it gets. (That's also the reason people travel from all over Southern California to have their pets seen here.)
With our EXOTIC caseload, we are looking for someone with experience in that department or at the very least a strong interest in learning. The successful candidate will come to us with progressive medical skills and devotion to high quality medicine, in addition to exemplary customer service.
As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $130k - $180K. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.
Health & Well-being
Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)
Continuing Education Allowance and paid Continuing Education Days
WOOF University – offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff
VCA Academy’s Mentorship Program – participate as a mentee or mentor in a GP or ER setting
Opportunities to participate in a robust Clinical Studies program
Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets
100% paid professional liability coverage
100% paid life insurance
100% paid short-term disability insurance
Access to a network of 5,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists
Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!
The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.