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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - General Practice ; Ithaca NY in Ithaca, New York

VCA Colonial Veterinary Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to complement our talented team in Ithaca, New York.

Current students or new graduates, apply today!

At VCA Colonial, our practice is the perfect mix of general medicine and specialty services. As a GP vet, you will always have visibility into your cases that may need to go to specialty or ER, as well as the ability to hospitalize as needed. Specialties currently offered include surgery, oncology, internal medicine, radiology, and behavior. Our 16,000 square foot hospital is fully equipped with ultrasound, digital radiography, endoscopy, therapeutic laser, in-house laboratory, and CT.

We are a 17 doctor practice with a large support team that includes over 30 Licensed Technicians and Assistants. We are open seven days a week, and provide 24 hour hospitalized patient care. For General Practice, o ur hours of operation do not require overnight doctor shifts. We have a great group of veterinarians who support each other and work well as a team.

To learn more about our practice click here to visit our Hospital Website (

The annualized base for this position ranges from $110,000 to $140,000 (currently does not include overnights) and is negotiable based on experience and credentials. This position is also eligible for production/commission and other variable pay programs.

Ithaca is unique! Ithaca is a vibrant college town with Cornell University just 5 miles away but also includes towering waterfalls, lush ice-age gorges, and endless panoramic views. There is hiking, biking, and boating. You can enjoy the beauty of Cayuga Lake, the largest of the Finger Lakes. You can surround yourself with PhDs, street musicians and families on our downtown pedestrian mass, in our theaters, and around our restaurants. Ithaca is beautiful and smart, and always unexpected. There is a vibe here unlike anywhere else in America. Come experience it! Click here to learn more about Ithaca ( .

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, Fidelity 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 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