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VCA Animal Hospitals Emergency Veterinarian - $20k Sign-on and 8 Weeks Paid Time Off! in Murrieta, California

Are you ready to find your forever home?

VCA California Veterinary Specialists is looking for emergency doctors!

Our Team: Here you will find a close knit team that supports each other and has fun both inside and outside of work! The majority of our emergency doctors have been with the team for several years and are former interns. Our practice’s culture is based upon respect: for each other, for our techs, our patients, and our community. In addition to our wonderful culture, we believe your well-being is a priority and offer 9 weeks paid time off per year for our Emergency doctors! Our Hospital works as a cohesive team to give the best care to our patients with both morning and evening cage-side rounds including our specialists, ER doctors, and the technicians that closely care for them. We have multiple tenured RVTs in all services, including two board certified RVTs: one in anesthesia and one in critical care. We have specialists in oncology, radiology, internal medicine, cardiology, and are in process of hiring a surgeon.

We have a long standing internship program that teaches a class of 5 new graduates annually how to be the best doctors they can be; training them not just about the medicine, but the communication skills and life skills that will allow them to contribute to veterinary field for decades to come.

Our hospital has over 12,000 square feet, CT scanner, and we offer CE to our referral base and train the local K9 officers in first aid for their police dogs. Our location: Murrieta is a bedroom community for Los Angeles, San Diego, and Palm Springs nestled into the region known as the Inland Empire. The Inland Empire is growing because it offers so much opportunity: top quality schools, over 50 wineries, numerous breweries, mountains or ocean an hour away, a low crime rate, and comparatively affordable housing that ranges from older single family homes, to new construction, to homes with property for horses or RVs. There are two international airports within an hour’s drive and multiple towns with in a thirty minute commute so you can find what fits your needs.

The neighboring town of Temecula has California’s largest casino, hot air balloon adventures, over 40 parks, and a thriving Old Town with shops, bars, and incredible restaurants. Within an hour drive of Murrieta is Legoland, Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Cabazon Outlets, San Diego Safari Park, Stone Brewery, the Palm Springs Tram, and the ocean beaches of North San Diego County. Within an hour and a half is snowboarding and skiing at Big Bear, Joshua Tree National Park, or the Mexico Border.

We are looking for the right person to join our pack, our pride, our family. Would you like to come work hard, play hard, and know you are making a difference every day? Would you like to look forward to seeing your coworkers both inside and outside of the hospital? There are many available veterinary jobs right now, the team at VCA California Veterinary Specialists Murrieta is here by choice. If you share our culture of mutual kindness, respect, and fun, let us know! Our family always has room for another person who found their calling to veterinary medicine, and is looking for their forever home!

VCA Animal Hospitals offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, pet care discounts, paid vacation, holidays and sick days, health and well-being programs that provide resources and training. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $60,000 to $240,000. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.

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:

• Network of 4,500+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists.

• 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.

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

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