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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - Colonial Heights, Virginia in Colonial Heights, Virginia

VCA Animal Care Associates is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to complement our talented team in Colonial Heights, Virginia.

$15K Sign-on Bonus Offered

VCA Animal Care Associates has been serving the Colonial Heights area for decades. We are an AAHA accredited facility, adhering to the highest standards in veterinary medicine.

Our hospital features updated equipment such as Dental X-Ray, Ultrasound, Digital X-Ray, and in-house lab equipment. Our hospital also houses a boarding and grooming facility to serve our community and their needs best! The team at ACA is made up of highly trained, long-term staff, and we serve a very loyal community of clients and their pets!

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.

This position is a full-time position with no on-call hours required. Our hospital hours are Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The local community of Colonial Heights is an exciting place to work! We are located near Fort Lee, which allows us the opportunity to serve our military community. Colonial Heights is rich in history as well as new and fun adventures to be had. The local restaurants and specialty shops are featured as some of the State’s best! We are located only 20 minutes south of Richmond, and it’s only a few hour’s drive for a beach or Mountain View.

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At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work.

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 & Well-being

  • Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)

  • 401k retirement savings plan with company match

  • Health/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services

  • Paid parental, vacation and sick leave

Professional Development

  • 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

Additional Benefits

  • 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

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

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