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VCA Animal Hospitals Medical Director - Sign-on/Retention Bonus up to $40k! in Denver, Colorado

VCA Central Park Animal Hospital , located in Denver, CO , is seeking a highly experienced Veterinarian to lead our tenured DVM team as Medical Director .

Sign-on/Retention Bonus up to $40k!

We know that doctors are in demand, and therefore you have a wonderful opportunity to select the best hospital – and we would like you to see why VCA Central Park is the one!

This is an outstanding opportunity for a motivated veterinarian to continue practicing medicine while establishing the direction and medical quality of the hospital like a practice owner. Plus, you'll have the solid backing of experts in Operations, Marketing, Human Resources, Payroll, and more, to help you succeed.

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 general practice with 1 doctor looking to grow to a 4-doctor practice. We have an experienced staff with 5 CVTs and an exceptional assistants and client service representative staff. We pride ourselves on best medicine and client service excellence. 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.

The Neighborhood-Central Park Denver boasts a tight-knit community, amazing local businesses, green space, and entertainment areas. With 46 miles of urban trails, the Central Park, Lowry and Northfield neighborhoods are a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of downtown. The neighborhood is home to many parks and open spaces, including Central Park, a haven for dogs, joggers, cyclists and rollerbladers. Biking and hiking paths connect the area to the 17,000-acre Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge where city gives way to prairie. It's not unusual to spot golden eagles soaring in the skies above and bison wandering the wilderness.

Central Park's skate park, community pools, gardens and parks also beckon outdoor lovers. After enjoying the outdoors, relax and take advantage of the shopping and dining at The Shops at Northfield Stapleton, Stanley Marketplace or Hangar 2. It's no secret why Central Park is frequently named one of the best neighborhoods for living, working, and visiting in Denver. Come to a city where you can see mountains for miles and experience four beautiful but temperate seasons in an exceptionally pet friendly place!

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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

Compensation negotiable based on credentials and experience; annual salary starting at $125,000 - $145,000 plus stipends, production, and bonus potential.

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