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VCA Animal Hospitals Emergency Veterinarian - Westbury, NY in Westbury, New York

VCA Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center of Westbury ( is seeking an experienced Emergency Veterinarian to join our tenured DVM team in Westbury, New York . Current students or new graduates, apply today!

VREC Westbury is a busy, 24-hour specialty referral center. We are a Trauma Level 1 Certified Hospital, offering a highly qualified team including board-certified Criticalists and certified technicians including an ECC VTS. Our hospital is also the ONLY Specialty & Emergency hospital on Long Island to have a Social Worker!

Collaboration is the hallmark of our culture at VREC Westbury. Throughout our hospital, you will see doctors consulting with each other to ensure each patient has access to exceptional care. We are a teaching hospital, which further encourages collaboration as we participate in rounds and case presentations with our intern class.

We strive to provide outstanding patient care and empathetic communication with pet owners and to work as a true partner with our referring community. We also like to have fun at work. Don’t be surprised to find the Medical Director setting up a scavenger hunt or the Hospital Manager firing up the grill in the backyard. Be prepared for some friendly competition and lots of laughs during our annual Spirit Week event.

To provide world-class care with a hometown feel we need to provide our Associates with advanced diagnostic and treatment options. Our equipment includes a 128-slice CT, 1.5 Tesla MRI, two GE Logic ultrasounds, a portable ultrasound for ICU, and a hyperbaric oxygen chamber. You will have the ability to work alongside specialists in Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Oncology.

If you have never been to Long Island you are missing out! This is a great place to live and work. It has all the charms of a rural community, the support network of the suburbs, and the perks of being a short drive to Manhattan. In addition to major and minor sporting events, just about any outdoor activity can be had here, from hiking/biking/horseback riding to boating/fishing/swimming to apple & pumpkin picking! Long Islands communities are very diverse, and we know you will have no problem finding a home to suit your wants and needs.

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:

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

This position pays $170,000- $225,000 dependent on experience, education, certification, etc.

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