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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - $35K Sign-On Bonus! in Kent, Washington

VCA Kent Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our tenured DVM team in Kent, Washington.

We are a small, but dedicated group of veterinary professionals who are striving to grow our hospital. We have a talent for overcoming obstacles with positivity and resilience. We have an established client base and are actively gaining new clients daily.

Ideal schedule would be 4 10-hour shifts, with a Saturday rotation. No overnights.

The community of Kent offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation with a wide network of parks and trails. Kent station is our local transportation hub. Here, you will find access to an array of public transportation options to take you to nearby metropolitan areas like Tacoma and downtown Seattle. Dining options are plentiful and varied as the community is a wonderful mix of nationalities and cultures.

Check out our hospital and local community here:

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Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $90,000 to $180,000. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.

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 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