VCA Lewis Animal Hospital is seeking a full time Associate Veterinarian to join our great team in Columbia, Maryland.
We are a busy, 5-doctor hospital that focuses on compassionate care and excellent customer service. Our extremely close-knit staff is here for the wellbeing of the pet and our wonderful clients! The hospital is recently renovated and we pride ourselves on the pristine, clean, welcoming look of our facility. Our facility features multiple exam rooms, a large surgery suite, ultrasound machine, dental suite, digital radiology and digital dental radiology.
We primarily see dogs, cats and some pocket pets with a goal of expanding our exotic services with an associate that has the desire and skills to do so. We pride ourselves on being a teaching hospital for veterinary students as well as our tech interns!
A full time doctor schedule will consist of a 4-day workweek (one assigned surgery/procedure day) with rotating Saturdays.
Columbia is an extremely beautiful, family oriented area. You can drive a few minutes north to visit Baltimore and you can drive less than an hour south to visit Washington, DC. Howard County is limitless with community events, great schools and pet friendly living!
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®.