VCA Amherst Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our tenured DVM team in Butte, Montana.
Sign-on Bonus Available!
Come to work in Montana! Patient care is our priority and pets are our passion. VCA Amherst Animal Hospital is a full service, AAHA accredited practice treating birds, cats, dogs, exotics, pockets pets, rabbits and reptiles. These standards cover nearly every aspect of our hospital, including surgery, pharmacy, laboratory, exam facilities, patient care, cleanliness, client services, emergency services, diagnostic imaging, and anesthesiology.
Why are we different from other veterinary hospitals?
We have 5 veterinarians on staff with over 90 years of experience
We have a large support staff for our veterinarians with 12 technicians and assistants
We have a large, loyal client base. Many families have been coming to us for 3 generations
We have been serving the pets of southwest Montana for over 30 years
We are dedicated to giving back to our community that supports us
We place an emphasis on staff education by providing an educational based environment
Besides routine surgeries and dental prophylaxis, we do many soft tissue surgeries and orthopedic procedures. For orthopedic cases, we utilize external fixators, bone plates, IM pins, and TPLO plating. We do endoscopy, as well as ultrasonography. After hours emergency care is provided to our clients - the doctors share the on-call duty, averaging one night of call per week and one weekend of call per month. We place an emphasis on staff education by providing an educational based environment. We are dedicated to giving back to our community that supports us!
We are located in beautiful southwest Montana between Glacier National Park and Yellowstone Park. Butte is in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. The Continental Divide is within minutes of our clinic with access to the nationally acclaimed Continental Divide Trail. We have world-class mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing, hiking and camping just a short drive away. We have many blue ribbon lakes, rivers and streams nearby offering some of the best fishing in the northwest. Our vibrant community has a rich and colorful history.
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®.