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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - Pacific Grove, CA in Pacific Grove, California

VCA Ocean View Animal Hospital ( is seeking an experienced, P/T or F/T Associate Veterinarian to join our small animal practice in beautiful Pacific Grove, California .

Walk to the beach on your lunch hour! At VCA Ocean View, you can practice high quality medicine in a small, personal, collaborative hospital located 2 blocks from the ocean. Whether you want to practice full-time or part-time, are experienced or a new graduate, Ocean View is the place for you.

Our state of the art practice is located in a charming facility. We have in-house laboratory capabilities, a fully equipped surgery suite, digital x-rays, ultrasound, endoscopy, cardiopet, cryo-probe, and class IV laser. Digital dental x-rays are included in every dental procedure.

We are walking distance to the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, close to amazing hiking trails, a short driving distance to Big Sur, and 2 ½ hours from San Francisco. The air is clear, the public schools are fabulous, and the surrounding towns are safe. We look forward to welcoming you to

the Ocean View family.

Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $100k to $150k. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.

Taking care of the future of veterinary medicine starts with taking care of our associates! As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Benefits, Health & Well-Being

  • Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Fidelity financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources).

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match.

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services.

  • Paid parental, vacation, and sick leave.

  • Student loan services to help with assessment and refinancing.

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