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VCA Animal Hospitals Surgeon in South Pasadena, California

VCA TLC Pasadena Veterinary Specialists (“PVS”) is a private, specialty and 24 hour emergency referral practice located in beautiful South Pasadena, California, just 10 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. South Pasadena (and its surrounding cities) is home to a uniquely affluent and educated population prioritizing the human animal bond. Our niche practice seeks doctors who enjoy cultivating meaningful relationships with clients, patients and referring doctors and practicing cutting edge medicine. Our ideal candidate will be well versed in soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries, including arthroscopy.

VCA’S PVS facility is 8,000 square feet and state of the art with 3 surgical suites, comprehensive soft tissue and orthopedic surgical equipment, minimally invasive surgical equipment as well as a full complement of experienced surgical nurses. Our facility offers in house diagnostics including NOVA blood analyzer, digital radiography, arthroscopy and laparoscopy, ultrasonography, echocardiography, and endoscopy.

South Pasadena (and the San Gabriel Valley) is known for its expansive mountains; hiking, mountain biking, and trail running. South Pasadena is located within 30 minutes of downtown Los Angeles and offers ready access to a wide variety of cultural attractions, beaches and deserts.

Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $120,000 to $300,000.This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.

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. For additional information, click here:

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

For more information about this job, please contact Camille Audet, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, at or 213-440-7786.

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