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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian- Palos Hills, IL in Palos Hills, Illinois

Our client base is growing at VCA Worth Animal Hospital in Palos Hills, IL! We’re seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our multi-doctor AAHA certified practice. This amazing team has provided excellent care to pets throughout the southwest suburbs of Chicago and we want you to join us! We also see exotics- happy to provide mentorship in this area!

Questions? Please contact Laurel Norman at

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.

VCA Worth Animal Hospital embraces a "team culture" and try to focus on working together. Our employee turnover is very minimal as you will find many employees, who have worked here 10 or 20+ years. We are an EMR hospital and we have great client communication. Our hospital is successful with Care Club packages offered to cats and dogs. We are very much involved in externships and also work with local CVT students from the local Vet Tech colleges.

Whether or not you decide to visit the city or love the outdoors, VCA Worth Animal Hospital is located 25 miles south of Chicago, IL and a majority of the surrounding suburbs are near forest preserves where there are plenty of hiking, fishing, picnic groves and other outdoor activities. If you enjoy shopping or dining, not only is Chicago a great city for those activities, other areas such as Oak Brook, IL (45 - 60 minutes from the hospital) or Orland Park, IL (10-15 minutes from the hospital) have much to offer.

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 & Wellness

  • Innovative associate health and wellbeing 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