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VCA Animal Hospitals RELIEF Emergency Veterinarian in beautiful Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara, California

VCA Care Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital ( is seeking an experienced Emergency Relief Veterinarian to join our 24-hour emergency and specialty practice in beautiful Downtown Santa Barbara, California.

This is an exciting, opportunity for a highly motivated Emergency Veterinarian to not only visit paradise, but work in your dream practice. You’ll be joining a team of like-minded, veterinarians and specialists committed to delivering progressive veterinary care in our boutique hospital.

Since its inception in 2002 as Santa Barbara’s first specialty and emergency practice, VCA Care has always delivered the highest quality patient care with exceptional service. Our clients demand the best and to be successful you will need to be personable and work to create an atmosphere necessary for long term relationships.

Relief compensation: $2,000 when covering a day shift, $2,300 when covering an overnight shift. Additional accommodations can be discussed on an individual basis.

As a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Among the reasons to consider joining VCA are:

• Network of 4,500+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists.

• Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies in the U.S.

• WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff.

• Robust Clinical Studies program.

• Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities.

VCA adds value to your compensation package with the following benefits for full time employment:

• Competitive salary plus bonus potential.

• Medical, Dental & Vision insurance.

• Generous CE allowance.

• Opportunity to teach and mentor.

• 401(k).

• Life and Long Term Disability insurance

• Professional Liability coverage.

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