VCA Santa Monica Dog & Cat Hospital is determined to meet and exceed the standard expectation of the community we serve. We are looking for a caring, team-oriented individual who has superb communication skills as well as a desire for soft tissue surgeries. We believe that our Doctors should be able to practice medicine that is dictated by our patient's needs. If you are an Associate Veterinarian ready for change, come join our team!
About Santa Monica Dog and Cat:
We are equipped with in-house labs (including chemistries, and a variety of SNAP tests), ultrasound, and digital radiography. Digital dental radiographs are offered for every patient undergoing dental prophylaxis, and VCA's CareClub provides a cost-effective solution to developing a strong preventative care relationship.
Our well-trained and compassionate staff, as well as the VCA management team, are here to support you in providing the very best options for your clients. Our well-established Small Animal Practice has been a mainstay in the community for decades, located in the heart of Santa Monica, voted By TIME as one of the "Best Places to Live." Santa Monica has great local Farmer Markets lots of shopping including 3rd street Promenade and Santa Monica Place. Home to the iconic Santa Monica Pier and many Historical Landmarks including Annenberg Community Beach House.
As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Health & Wellness
Innovative associate health and wellbeing 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
Internal Number: R-46766
About VCA Animal Hospitals
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®.