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VCA Animal Hospitals Hospitalist Veterinarian - Sign-on/Retention Bonus up to $25k! in Corpus Christi, Texas

VCA Oso Creek Animal Hospital & Emergency Center is seeking a Hospitalist to complement our talented team in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Sign-on/Retention Bonus up to $25k!

VCA Oso Creek Animal Hospital & Emergency Center, VCA’s leading GP & Emergency practice serving south Texas, is seeking a veterinarian (non-boarded) to join our team as full-time Hospitalist. Oso Creek is a high-volume general practice offering Small Animal Emergency Medicine and Wellness for our patients as well as local referrals that are unable to travel to San Antonio or Houston.

This is a unique, opportunity for an emergency veterinarian or primary care veterinarian to grow their skills in intensive case management.

We are seeking a Hospitalist to work 7am – 4pm, 4 days per week to cover inpatient responsibilities. The Hospitalists supervise the hospitalized patients and the implementation of their treatment plans created by the admitting doctors and medically manage changes with patient status.

Our hospital offers a large, dedicated support staff and a team of doctors with varied interests and skills. We have a culture of cooperative teamwork approach to our cases, which allows the best care for every patient. We are an AAHA accredited, feline friendly, multi-doctor general and emergency practice. We feature a newly-built, state of the art facility that includes separate orthopedic and soft-tissue surgery suites as well as a talented team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care and exceptional client service.

Additionally, our hospital is equipped with digital radiography, digital dental radiography, a Covidien Force Triad, 2 Class IV Companion lasers, rigid endoscopy, flexible video scope, in-house lab, ultrasound, and a well-equipped dental suite. We also offer certified pain management, medical acupuncture, chiropractic care, and laser therapy.

Corpus Christi and the surrounding areas offer fishing, windsurfing, birdwatching, golfing, and many other outdoor activities. You can live on the sunny Gulf of Mexico and enjoy the beach life while practicing quality medicine in Corpus Christi!

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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