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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - Fremont, CA in Fremont, California

VCA Mission San Jose Animal Hospital located in Fremont, California is looking for an Associate Veterinarian who enjoys practicing advanced medicine with a cohesive, tenured team.

Current students or new graduates, apply today!

VCA takes pride in expanding the growth and skill set of new veterinarians. We welcome newly graduated veterinarians (and current veterinary students) to apply to this position where they will receive individualized support with our 6-month mentorship program and a collaborative hospital team environment.

The successful candidate will be an experienced veterinarian or confident new grad looking to provide excellent patient care and client service in a fast-paced clinic. Exotics experience preferred but not required. **Opportunity for growth and development of strong leadership skills is available!

VCA Mission San Jose Animal Hospital is a fast-paced, two doctor small animal practice that provides high quality, compassionate care with excellent customer service.

Our well-equipped, spacious facility is warm and welcoming. To provide excellent care we are equipped with in-house labs (including chemistries and a variety of SNAP tests), ultrasound, and digital radiography. Digital dental radiographs are our standard for every patient undergoing dental prophylaxis, and VCA’s Care Club provides a cost-effective solution to developing a strong preventative care relationship.

Our well-trained and compassionate staff, as well as the VCA management team, are here to support you in providing the very best options for your clients. Join us as we shape our hospital culture of fun in a professional manner and providing legendary care for our clients and their pets!

We are looking for a Full-Time veterinarian (Part-Time Negotiable) to join VCA Mission San Jose family, our hospital that is open 5 days/week, schedule includes 4 days/week (Mon-Fri) with no on-call hours.

Our hospital leadership team works hard to promote a healthy work-life balance and create schedules that are mutually beneficial for the hospital team as well as the hospital flow and patient care.

We are located in the thriving city of Fremont in the heart of Ohlone Valley.

Fremont, California is a beautiful city, surrounded by foothills that are full of hiking trails, including the infamous Mission Peak Trail and Elizabeth Lake. Take a little drive to San Francisco, where you can visit places like The Academy of Science, Alcatraz, and the de Young Museum, to name a few. Another short drive can get you to the beaches of Santa Cruz, Capitola, Carmel, Monterey, and Half Moon Bay.

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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:

Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $64,480 - $180K. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.

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