Chanticleer Veterinary Hospital is looking for a full or part-time Associate Veterinarian to join our well-trained team. We are located in beautiful Santa Cruz, California – where the fun only starts at the Boardwalk! With over 14 state parks, wineries, museums, farmer’s markets, and outdoor activities like hiking, stand up paddle boarding, surfing, and mountain biking, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your weekends off! If getting away is more your thing, San Francisco is only an hour away and the rest of the Bay Area is within proximity.
At Chanticleer Veterinary Hospital we value transparency and vulnerability to cultivate a culture of respect, trust, and empathy. This leads to more open communication and collaboration, both within our team and with our clients. We place a strong emphasis on lifelong learning, the human animal bond, and low stress relationship-centered-care which fuels our approach to both medicine and client interactions.
CVH can offer a set weekly schedule with no weekends, a positive, friendly, and supportive atmosphere to grow your leadership skills in, all while bonding with our team and the community that we’ve been a part of since 1985. Our newly remodeled, Certified Feline Friendly Practice is also fully equipped to provide the highest level of care including: high-end monitoring equipment, comprehensive diagnostic in-house lab, digital & dental radiology, handheld ultrasound, & acupuncture. Access to specialty referral is just 3 blocks away.
Our compensation and benefits plan are generous, competitive, and commensurate with experience. Our package includes:
Guaranteed base salary between $140,000 - $160,000 with opportunity to earn production
Medical, dental, and vision insurance with shared premiums
Practice-sponsored life insurance
401(k) eligibility with employer match
Child Care Participant
Annual continuing education stipend
Paid time-off for personal use and to attend CE
In-house development programs for new graduates, experienced Associates, and Medical Directors
Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with wellness initiatives
Training & Critical Incident Services
Paid AVMA PLIT policy coverage
Reimbursement of all licensure and DEA fees
Reimbursement of professional membership dues
Personal pet discounts
Please feel free to visit our website for more information We look forward to hearing from you!
If you are interested in learning more about our hospital, or to submit a confidential resume, please contact the Practice Manager
We’re pleased to offer a wide variety of tailored veterinary medical services for cats and dogs to Santa Cruz, CA and the surrounding areas. We are committed to providing exceptional client service and patient care in the most educational and inclusive way. Let's work together to keep your beloved furry family member happy and healthy!