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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - New Hartford, NY in New Hartford, New York

VCA Burrstone Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to complement our talented team in New Hartford, New York .

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.

Burrstone Animal Hospital has a highly dedicated experienced staff that fully support all of their doctors. We perform surgical procedures 5 days a week. Open 5 days/week, no on-call hours, schedule includes 4 days/week (Mon-Fri). There are 2 twenty-four hour emergency clinics within an hours’ drive, and Cornell University is within 2 hours of driving.

Our hospital features a unique combination of the latest in technologies from digital radiography, ultrasound, laser therapy, and yet we maintain a “family-style” feel with our clients. With a comprehensive in-house laboratory at our disposal- and same day Antech Laboratory results- our staff is committed to the care of each pet and client who walks in through our doors- often greeting them by name and forming relationships that go beyond just a vaccine schedule.

The immediate area supports a wide variety of shopping centers as well as many of the “big city” amenities without the crowded big city feel. Locally, there is the AZA accredited Utica Zoo, the historic Stanley Theater which features Broadway shows throughout the season, a regional fine arts school and art museum which offers art classes and workshops to all ages, and a myriad of unique cafes, bake shops, and breweries.

We are located at the foothills of the Adirondack mountains and our local New Hartford Schools are ranked some of the highest in the country. We are an hour from Syracuse and 1.5 hours from Albany, both large cities! We have a professional hockey team (The Utica Comets), several community colleges as well as our private university, Utica College, many community events including the Boilermaker road race (where runners come from all over the world to participate), the Stanley Theater which provides off Broadway plays, as well as some of the best Italian restaurants in the country!

In just a short drive, you can be hiking through the Adirondacks, boating on Delta Lake, or enjoying a fun carnival day at Sylvan Beach.

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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, 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

Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $150K- $175K. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.

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