VCA Arroyo Grande Animal Hospital located in Arroyo Grande, CA is looking for an Associate Veterinarian who enjoys practicing advanced medicine with a cohesive, tenured team.
We are a 5 DVM practice focusing on wellness and general care with a fun-loving, cohesive team. Soft tissue surgical and dentistry skill is required, along with client interaction. We operate in a free-standing, open floor plan hospital with lots of natural light and a garden area, utilizing EMR, digital radiography, cold laser, and dental radiology. Our hospital has been a fixture of the community for over 30 years.
We are open Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm. The work schedule includes 4 days/week (Mon-Fri) with a rotating day on Saturday once per month. After hours emergencies are referred to one of two local ER's (closest is 2 miles from our hospital).
Located in a small-town beachside community with loads of opportunities for outdoor activity and some of the best weather in the country! Our hospital sits approximately 3 miles from the beach entrance at Pismo Beach. World-class wineries are within an hours drive, along with live music venues and great dining. Hiking, biking, surfing, kayaking, horseback events, deep-sea fishing, and camping are all available in this area. Cal Poly SLO is a short drive from us and offers community events as well as a thriving student community.
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)
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
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
Internal Number: R-42788
About VCA Animal Hospitals
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.