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VCA Animal Hospitals Associate Veterinarian - Sign-on Bonus up to $50k! in Santa Rosa, California

VCA Sequoia Valley Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to complement our talented team in Santa Rosa, California.

Sign-on Bonus up to $25k for new graduates and $50k for doctors with 2+ years’ experience. Includes a 2-year commitment to the practice.

Our practice style is open and collaborative for the benefit of our patients, and we encourage the development of new interests (exotics anyone?) or techniques. Regular doctor rounds and new graduate mentoring is available.

What sets us apart from the rest is our highly trained support staff including 3 RVTs, 2 more in training, and a stellar reception team. Our goal is to provide a smooth workflow for doctors to do their best job and still enjoy a comfortable work-life balance. Add to that a well-designed building, up-to-date and well-maintained equipment (including in-house labs, ultrasound, and digital dental radiography) and a loyal clientele – all we need is one more doctor to round out the picture.

We are open Monday – Friday 8-6 and Saturdays 9-4. There are four emergency hospitals in our area, so on-call, overnights, or emergencies are not required.

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The annual salary range for a full-time (4 days per week) position is between $150k and $180k, depending on experience. Compensation is negotiable and qualified candidates may be eligible for other pay programs. Part-time opportunities are also available.

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 & 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