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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - Elgin, Tx in Elgin, Texas

VCA Elgin Family Pet Center is seeking a Veterinarian for our growing professional team. We are looking for a doctor who puts the patients and clients first, practices quality medicine, and wants to be a part of a work family who is dedicated to making this world a better place for pets. We focus on the well-being for all our associates. We tailor our doctor’s schedule and provide resources so they can have a work-life balance.

The ideal candidate will have a:

  • Positive "Can Do" Attitude who finds joy in helping people and animals.

  • Radiate passion for veterinary medicine.

Our hospital is an AAHA accredited. Our veterinarians, veterinary technicians, client specialists and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensures that all our pet patients get the best in prevention and healing methods.

We have proudly served the Elgin, Bastrop, Manor and east Austin communities for over 70 years. We practice high quality medicine and have a loyal clientele. The cost of living allows veterinarians more real estate at a lower rate. We also do not have income tax! We are located 23 miles east of downtown Austin so you can enjoy country living and have amenities of the city.

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

  • An innovative, new department focused on associate health and wellbeing, with programs such as company sponsored Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tools, and access to additional mental health resources.

  • 401k retirement savings plan, with matching contributions of 25% of the first 4% of your eligible compensation

  • Health, dental, vision insurance with HSA/FSA

  • Paid parental leave with 100% pay

  • Generous vacation and sick leave

  • Flexible scheduling for work/life balance

  • Fertility Benefits

Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Allowance and Paid Continuing Education Days

  • WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff

  • Opportunities to mentor with one of the largest providers of private practice internships and residencies in the U.S.

  • Opportunities to participate in a robust clinical studies program

  • Formal Mentorship Program for new graduates.

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 and long-term disability insurance

  • Access to a collaborative network of 6,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists

  • Relocation Assistance

  • Hospital Outings

  • Employee VIP Programs and MARS Employee Discounts

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