VCA Whitman is a busy AAHA - accredited Animal Hospital located just south of Boston, MA. We are actively seeking a General Practice Veterinarian to join our team.
VCA Whitman Animal Hospital is a growing, multi-doctor small animal practice in Whitman, Massachusetts.
Our dedicated staff offers compassionate veterinary care for dogs, cats, and exotic pets. We have state of the art digital x-ray and dental x-ray machines, as well as ultrasound. We provide a variety of routine and advanced surgeries and dentistry. We have the ability to do in-house bloodwork, and the ability to send out bloodwork for more comprehensive testing. We have a comprehensive in- house pharmacy and we offer online delivery as well. We also adhere to philosophies of "Fear Free" Handling to ensure our patients the best experience we can offer.
We encourage all General Practice Veterinarians to apply. Whether you're an experienced clinician or a graduate, we have an opportunity for you. Our experienced doctors are passionate about mentorship and training new graduates.
We also offer a competitive salary and varying compensation models offer flexibility to maximize your ability to earn in a manner most beneficial to you. Apply today to learn more about the opportunities available to you as a part of the VCA family.
At VCA we want our doctors to practice medicine dictated by the needs of the patient, not by a corporate handbook. With over 800 hospitals nationwide, each with their own unique culture, we can find you the right fit that will meet both your professional and personal needs.
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
Perform physical examinations and medical procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Explain physical examination findings and communicate to the client a diagnosis of the pet's problems; generate and present a treatment plan for the pet to the client; educate clients on preventative health care, including vaccines and appropriate nutritional products.
Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records and make certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols; assist colleagues in follow-up and future management of the patient.
Stay up-to-date with new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine, fulfill VCA requirements for attending local VCA Continuing Education meetings and complete at least 30 hours of accredited CE per year.
A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
Positively represent the hospital and VCA in the professional community and to the general public.
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. Here at VCA we invest in you!
Innovative NEW program focused on the overall well-being of our Associates
VCA Academy - Mentorship Programs tailored to your interests and career goals
FREE Regional Continuing Education and Online Training Database
Continuing Education Allowance and Paid Continuing Education Days
Flexible Scheduling for work/life balance
Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets
Paid Parental, Vacation, and Sick Leave
401k with up to 25% Match - vested after 2 Years
Health, Dental, Vision with HSA/FSA
100% Paid Professional Liability Coverage
100% Paid Life Insurance, and Short/Long-Term Disability
Internal Number: R-41481
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®.