VCA | Santa Rosa, CA, 95402, US
Salary Range:$106,000 – $159,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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VCA Santa Margarita Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced F/T Associate Veterinarian to join our team in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. Our hospital has been serving the community for nearly 35 years! We are a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of veterinary care pets. We provide friendly, informative, and supportive services for you and your pet. We offer preventative medicine, surgical services and dental care services. We are equipped with a full in house laboratory, ultrasound, digital x-rays, surgical laser, cold laser therapy, fully equipped dental suite, fully equipped surgical suite, well stocked in house pharmacy and pet food. We also have a top-notch boarding facility. Our hospital is beautiful with stunning 40 ft high ceilings and lots of natural light everywhere. We pride ourselves in having a very healthy and thriving culture with excellent caring professionals to work with. Our hospital is AAHA-accredited, we take our standards of medicine very seriously. We are also Fear Free certified to make sure the top quality medicine and care are only matched by the tender loving treatment we provide for all pets that come through our doors. We are located in one of the oldest cities of South Orange County. Rancho Santa Margarita, or RSM as it is known by the locals, is a tiny community nestled in the hill country around the Santa Ana Mountains. RSM is primarily a hiking town. Wherever you are in the town you’ll have spectacular views of the Saddleback Mountains beyond. Over 80 campsites are located around this valley, which is a popular place to set up BBQs and picnics. Horse rentals are common and you will find many facilities for riders. Scouts also come here to learn survival skills. Although RSM is nestled away from beach country, it still only takes 20 minutes by car to get to the coast. The most famous beach around here is Laguna Beach, which is always buzzing and sits in a grand arch of surf-shops, cafes, and artsy galleries. RSM has amazing restaurants, luxurious movie theaters, excellent margaritas and cocktails, many coffee shops and different local snack and food places that makes this place the best place to work. 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) 401k retirement savings plan with company match Health/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services Paid parental, vacation and sick leave Professional Development 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 Additional Benefits 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 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