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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - Sign-on/Retention Bonus up to $25k! in Denver, Colorado

VCA Central Park Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to complement our talented team in Denver, Colorado.

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

At VCA Central Park Animal Hospital you’ll quickly discover that you’ll be well-supported by world-class medicine, technology, facilities and a talented team of Associates. You’ll apply your passion and empathy with the ability to focus on our clients and patients, building strong relationships. With VCA’s network of 1,000 hometown hospitals, you can work at the top of your license, exploring different treatment methods and career paths for a dynamic and fulfilling lifelong career. You’ll have the freedom and support to do your best work with a team you can count on to support you. As a willing mentor, you’re passionate about continuous learning and nurturing the potential of new talent. At VCA, the future of veterinary medicine is in our hands.

We've been serving the Central Park, Lowry, Aurora & Park Hill communities for more than 14 years! We are AAHA-accredited & Gold Certified Feline Friendly. We practice low-stress/fear free techniques. Our free standing, 5000 sq. ft. facility features digital radiography, digital dental radiography, therapeutic laser, the latest anesthetic monitoring equipment, and in-house blood analyzers.

We work closely with several specialists and referral hospitals for consultations and complex cases. We contract with a traveling surgeon, cardiologist and radiologist as needed. We have a wonderful highly educated clientele and our support staff is well trained & of high priority to us, as they efficiently run the hospital day to day.

We are looking for an individual that excels in developing outstanding doctor-client relationships while practicing the highest quality of progressive medicine, dentistry, and surgery. A positive attitude and team mentality is a must. No emergency on call & we are closed on major holidays.

Come to a city where you can see mountains for miles, explore many outdoor activities, and cultural events. Visit Red Rocks Amphitheater for a great concert, experience the best hiking you could ask for, enjoy skiing/snowboarding, and four beautiful but temperate seasons in an exceptionally pet friendly place!

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Taking care of the future of veterinary medicine starts with taking care of our associates! As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Benefits, Health & Well-Being

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

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match.

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services.

  • Paid parental, vacation, and sick leave.

  • Student loan services to help with assessment and refinancing.

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.

Compensation negotiable based on credentials and experience, annual salary starting at $115,000 to $145,000.

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse 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