VCA Pike Creek Animal Hospital is seeking a F/T Associate Veterinarian to join our tenured DVM team in Newark, Delaware.
Our Veterinary Support staff is comprised of a mix of seasoned veterinary technicians and those eager to learn and grow in their careers. Our family-oriented team focuses on Pet Care with a strong dedication to the clients and the community and strive to continue providing the best care available. The building is well maintained, beautifully landscaped, has 4 exam rooms, a large treatment room, roomy surgery suite and dental area with new equipment (adjustable, free standing dental table, digital dental radiography, and laser surgery). We also have FAST scan ultrasound, digital radiography and a separate isolation area with its own exercise yard. Our facility also offers boarding for cats and dogs. You will see a fresh, new look to the hospital with updated MIDMARK cabinetry and new flooring. There is a lot of pride in our practice.
Our hospital is incredibly family oriented and we know a healthy work/life balance is required in this field. At VCA Pike Creek, we want to make sure the working parents get plenty of opportunity to be with their family. We also want the new graduates or seasoned doctors to know we have been listening and understand their need for a peaceful weekend to recover from a busy week.
Full time doctors at VCA Pike Creek work a four-day workweek! Our doctors rotate an on-call schedule only for our boarding patients should a problem occur during their stay.
You will find our hospital located in Pike Creek/Newark, Delaware, which is northern Delaware, just minutes’ drive to Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Enjoy the 20-minute ride to Wilmington's nightlife and Riverfront where you find festivals and live music. For horse lovers - spend your day at the races at Delaware Park, or step into Maryland for Fair Hill eventing and trails. Winterthur is home to a gorgeous museum and yearly steeplechases. Take a drive to Lewes for small town shopping, dining, and gorgeous beaches, or a bit further and find yourself on the Boardwalk at Rehoboth Beach. There is lots of history in our small state and tax-free shopping! We are also about an hour from Philadelphia, Baltimore, and about 2.5 hours from NYC and Washington DC. You will never be bored!
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
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 vcacareers.com
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®.