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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - Fredericksburg, VA in Fredericksburg, Virginia

VCA Chancellor Animal Hospital located in Fredericksburg, VA is looking for an Associate Veterinarian who enjoys practicing advanced medicine with a cohesive, tenured team.

Current students or new graduates, apply today!

Our practice has been part of the VCA family since 2005. We currently have 3 Full time Doctors and are adding to our exceptional team. One of our Doctors has been with our practice over 20 years! Our Medical Director loves to mentor and our 3rd Doctor has years of emergency medicine experience. This is a great team to be a part of! We have laser surgery, ultrasound and cold laser equipment. We will happily train the right candidate to become comfortable using all of our state of the art equipment.

This position is full time. We are open 6 days a week until 6pm and Saturdays until 3pm and closed on Sundays. Our rotating schedule for Saturdays will allow you to have every other weekend off and a set schedule with one weekday off.

We are located in the heartland of where the Civil War took place and have numerous attractions and battlefields to visit where you can still see the canons used and the trenches dug during the war! We are also located only 60 miles from our nation’s capital Washington DC.

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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