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VCA Animal Hospitals Relief Veterinarian - P/T- Boston, MA in South Weymouth, Massachusetts

VCA South Shore (Weymouth) Animal Hospital located in South Weymouth, MA is looking for an Veterinarian who enjoys practicing advanced medicine with a cohesive, dynamic team.

We are a general practice, specialty and emergency and critical care hospital that sees a unique case load of dogs and cats. We are open 24/7 and have been serving the South Shore of Boston for over 30 years.

You will enjoy working in our modern, full-service facility. The hospital boasts a spacious treatment area, special procedures room, four surgical suites, and specialized isolation and exotic wards. We are also equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, and endoscopy. Additionally, our intensive care unit offers the capability of oxygen and temperature support, long term ventilation, continuous fluids and infused medicine, and advanced patient monitoring. Completing the hospital is an in-house laboratory and pharmacy.

This is a per diem position.

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Located just a few minutes south of Boston, you will love the convenience of living in close proximity to a major city that maintains its coastal charm. Boston is a vibrant community, celebrating its diversity with an array of history, culture, food and music. Want to experience the charm? Check out

If beaches are more your taste, Massachusetts, with over 200 miles of coastline, boasts some of the most spectacular beaches in the country. Enjoy the granite boulders on the North Shore or the miles of wide, sandy dunes along Cape Cod.

From November though April, choose from over 90 ski resorts in New England with many of them within just a few hours’ drive from Weymouth. Get outside and take pleasure in downhill or cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, hiking and more. After, relax in a winter cabin in front of a warm fire.

New England is a great place for sports fans, too - Fenway Park is home to the Red Sox (MLB), the TD Garden hosts the Celtics (NBA) and Bruins (NHL) and we are just a 30 minute drive to Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots (NFL). And last but not least, there’s a variety of museums to suit just about every interest and age group; including the Boston Children’s Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Science, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the USS Constitution Museum, to name a few.

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

At VCA we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and want to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work. Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans Disabled.

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