VCA Pets First Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our team in Richmond, Virginia.
VCA Pets First Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited small animal practice with a culture of providing top-of-the-line service and exceptional care to our patients.
We are a full-service practice equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, and laser surgery instruments. We treat various animals, including dogs, cats, pocket pets, exotics, and the occasional avian located in Henrico, VA, just outside of Richmond, VA.
Current students or new graduates, apply today!
VCA takes pride in expanding the growth and skill set of new veterinarians. We welcome newly graduated veterinarians (and current veterinary students) to apply to this position where they will receive individualized support with our 6-month mentorship program and a collaborative hospital team environment.
We strive to offer a supportive and enjoyable workplace. Our doctors use a collaborative approach and enjoy learning from each other. This position allows you to practice high-quality medicine and provides ample opportunity for continued growth alongside our skilled doctors and support staff.
Richmond, the capital of Virginia, is among America’s oldest major cities. It has an eclectic culture with charming neighborhoods, restaurants, and shops. You can whitewater raft, bike the Virginia Capital Trail, or hang out on the river rocks with your dog. Richmond is a place of architectural eye candy with historical markers to prove it. Food-focuses getaways, shopping trips, history and art immersions, family time, and outdoor excursions – whatever you’re up for, you can do it in Richmond.
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®.