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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - Sign-on Bonus up to $25k! in Oroville, California

VCA Butte-Oroville Animal Hospital ( is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our tenured DVM team in Oroville, California .

Sign-on Bonus up to $25k for doctors with 2+ years of experience!

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.

We are a full service, small animal hospital that offers digital radiography, digital dental radiography, ultrasound, orthopedic procedures and much more. We have one long term full time doctor and one long term part time doctor. We have 1 RVT. Many of our support staff has been here long term. Our staff is dedicated to delivering the best medicine for our patients and the best client service. We have a strong client base. Full time with no after hour services. We are open Monday through Friday and every other Saturday.

Oroville is a medium sized town but still has that small town charm. We are located in Northern California about 20 minutes South of Chico and about 90 minutes north of Sacramento. Our Hospital is located about 10 miles from Lake Oroville that has great recreation including camping, fishing, hiking, biking or just enjoying a beautiful day on one of their designated picnic areas. We are just minutes from some of the best hunting areas in California including water fowl and deer. Oroville is about a 2 hour drive from Lake Tahoe, 3-4 hours to the coast and about 2 ½ hours to Napa. Oroville offers a wide varieties of activities while delivering an affordable cost of living.

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 $64,480K - $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