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VCA Animal Hospitals Urgent Care Veterinarian - Kalamazoo, MI in Kalamazoo, Michigan

VCA Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center of Kalamazoo, is seeking experienced Associate Veterinarian (Urgent Care) to complement our talented Emergency team in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

At VCA, you can be the veterinarian that you have always wanted to be! We have a special culture in our hospitals that values individual skill, personality and gives you the autonomy that you need to practice high-quality medicine. Whether you are an experienced veterinarian or a new graduate, we provide the mentorship and development you need to grow in your veterinary career.

Because emergencies are never planned, the VCA Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center of Kalamazoo operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week handling unexpected trauma, illness and injuries. Our ER facility is staffed at all times by highly skilled, compassionate doctors, technicians and vet assistants capable of handling even the most complicated and demanding pet emergencies.

Kalamazoo offers the diversity and opportunity of a city like Chicago but with a smaller-town atmosphere. Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College both lend vibrancy and cultural awareness to the community. Economically foundational businesses like Stryker, Pfizer, and Zoetis keep the city financially stable. Kalamazoo offers outstanding educational scholarships for all children attending public schools in the community. The Kalamazoo Promise provides free or highly subsidized tuition to many Michigan colleges and universities. Kalamazoo and the surrounding area offer virtually unlimited outdoor and cultural activities. From lakes and trails to Art Fairs and theatre the selection is limited only by desire. Kalamazoo is the community to be a part of in Southwest Michigan. Only 30 minutes from the Lake Michigan lakeshore.

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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 and long-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