Associate Veterinarian - Newark, DE

at VCA in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

VCA Newark Animal Hospital is looking to hire a dedicated, caring Associate Veterinarian (GP) who is looking to work at an AAHA-accredited and well-equipped practice alongside a team of passionate veterinarians!

We are a full-service hospital and have been proudly serving the Tri-State area since 2000. The well-appointed facility boasts a spacious lobby separate entrances for General practice and Urgent Care services, extensive treatment area with a special procedures room, digital (including dental) radiography, endoscopy, ultrasound, 12 exam rooms, and a wellness room for our staff to use. VCA Newark Animal Hospital offers our patients and clients outstanding service and medical care. Our services include wellness, early disease detection, dentistry, elective and routine surgeries, digital radiography, in house blood work and advanced surgical procedures such as GDV, splenectomies, GI foreign body, C-section, etc. VCA Newark Animal Hospital also provides Urgent Care for the community Monday – Saturday.

Our management and support team members are an extension of your family! We take pride in our team and in our close relationships with our clients and patients. Our continuous goal is delivering compassionate client service and quality medicine. GP doctors have one surgery/dental day per week, with 30 minute appointments scheduled (sick and well visits) on their non-surgery days, and scheduled breaks throughout the day. We currently have 3 GP doctors, 3 hybrid GP/Urgent Care doctors, and 1 Urgent Care only doctor. Experienced or new doctors are encouraged to apply! Our strong mentorship capabilities and nurturing team approach will help anyone interested in succeeding learn how to make a positive impact on the overall quality of life for pets.


+ Spacious building with TWELVE exam rooms, wellness room and large treatment room. Desks, laptops and large shared office space for all veterinarians.

+ Surgical suites (2) with latest patient monitoring and warming equipment

+ Separate ultrasound room with advanced equipment

+ Surgical laser

+ Snyder oxygen cages

+ Separate surgical recovery area, kennel areas and quarantine area

+ Separate quiet cat ward

+ Sound DR digital radiography, AFP imaging digital dental x-ray, tonometry

+ 16 slice CT scanner for in house and referral cases.

We are 25-35 minutes from Central Philadelphia, Delaware county PA, Chester County PA, and are 15-20 minutes from Elkton MD and Wilmington DE. Our current staff live in Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania — all with reasonable commutes to the Newark area , in close proximity to the University of Delaware Campus.

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 & Well-being

+ Innovative associate health and well-being 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. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:$9925/9925$161079.htmld

Company Info: 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®.

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).

VCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, genetic characteristics, physical disability, mental disability, perceived disability, medical condition, age, family care status, veteran or military status, parental status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, or any other protected status as required by law. At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. VCA will engage in the interactive process with disabled individuals who request reasonable accommodations in the workplace.

VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!

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Job Posting: JC188524503

Posted On: Jul 24, 2021

Updated On: Sep 22, 2021