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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian- Sacramento, CA in Sacramento, California

VCA All Our Pets located in Sacramento , CA is looking for an associate veterinarian who enjoys practicing advanced medicine with a cohesive, tenured team.

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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 located in beautiful East Sacramento where clients treat their pets like family. We are an AAHA-accredited hospital who focuses on low stress patient handling. We practice high quality medicine utilizing our digital radiology, ultrasound, in-house lab work, and dental x-ray unit. We have great relationships with our local specialists and benefit from a high referral rate when indicated. You will enjoy having a technician in the room with you during each 30-minute appointment to obtain the history, help restrain, review treatment plans and complete diagnostics and treatments. We offer in-house ultrasounds and echocardiograms by board certified specialists.

We are looking for a full-time DVM to join our great team. We are closed on Sundays and no after-hours emergencies.

East Sacramento enjoys great schools and is a wonderful place to raise a family. We are surrounded by amazing restaurants and have close proximity to numerous art and sports opportunities. If hiking in the mountains is what brings you joy, you can drive 1.5 hours to the east and enjoy Lake Tahoe. If the allure of a bigger city calls you, then travel the same distance west and visit San Francisco. Wine tasting in Napa is only an hour away. Sacramento is in the center of it all and is ideally located for weekend getaways.

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At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work.

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 $100k to $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 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