We are seeking a full time, experienced Exotic Associate Veterinarian to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years'™ experience in hospital or 1 year hospital experience and 1 year internship.
For more than 60 years, we have been caring for pets in the San Diego North County area. Our 13,000 square foot, state of the art hospital and pet resort is beautiful and inviting, with a diverse and stimulating caseload. We are a Fear Free practice with many technicians and doctors certified Fear Free. We also have several Avian Fear Free employees. Our team consists of 27 staff members plus 5 doctors, including 7 RVT's and 7 assistants. Our 6 exam room nurses, including 2 RVT'™s, who are assigned to a specific doctor on a daily basis and act as the doctor'™s sole room assistant throughout the day, along with 7 assistants, 5 receptionists, boarding and doggie day care staff. Several of our doctors and our hospital manager have been at Acacia for over 20 years.
In this position you will use your superior medical judgment combined with a high level of empathy, confidence and humility to build a loyal client base and heal pets.
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:
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:
Competitive salary plus bonus potential
Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
Generous CE allowance
Opportunity to teach and mentor (as we have rotating externs annually)
Life and Long Term Disability insurance
Professional Liability coverage
Why We Need You
Our clients deserve the best, and we need to add a dynamic, passionate, flexible and dedicated veterinarian to our already experienced and excellent team! Our mission is to inspire our clients to give their pet the best care they deserve. We are looking for a full-time veterinarian with quality exotic skills in medicine and surgery.
Why You Should Consider Us
Our facility has all the necessary diagnostic tools to provide the highest quality medicine possible. We have an in-house laboratory suite with a qualified lab technician who has been at VCA Acacia for over 13 years, a digital radiology suite, and utilize WoofWare for medical record management, and have in-house ultrasound, telemedicine for radiography (both small animal and exotic animals). We have a beautifully designed reception area nestled between our all species boarding wing and our hospital wing. We feature two surgical suites (small animal and an exotic suite), six exam rooms including rooms specifically designed for exotic patients and a calming room for acupuncture or end of life services and much more.
The San Diego area is a wonderful place to live! We have excellent restaurants, art and culture, community events, professional sports teams, lakes, hiking and running trails. We can take day trips to the beach, mountains and desert!
Please click apply now to be considered for this 'œsunny' southern California position!