We are seeking a highly motivated animal lover to join our team and provide exceptional care for pets and their owners at Colonie Animal Hospital in Albany, New York! Our AAHA-accredited hospital has been in practice since 1940 and is a full-service animal facility serving cats and dogs. We have a full laboratory, pharmacy, and x-ray, and surgical areas. Most diagnostic and treatment procedures can be managed within the hospital.
Working as a Veterinarian for us means complete autonomy in your medicine, a true rarity in the veterinary industry. We believe in your education and feel passionate about supporting you in utilizing the skills acquired in your rigorous training. Use your skills to meet medical standards, not dictated by anyone else. There are new advancements in medicine and treatment every day, and we highly encourage our doctors to stay up-to-date on progressions in medicine so that they are continually growing and learning with us. You will be provided a generous Continuing Education allowance to explore emerging programs you are interested in, such as laser therapy, acupuncture, and programs for advancing dental and surgical skills. In addition, we offer three additional medical days per year to use for Continuing Education programs.
Teamwork is everything to us, which is why you will have complete access to our growing network of licensed professionals at our practices throughout the Northeast. Our goal is for the Licensed Veterinarian to cultivate a professional, positive working environment with ample mentorship opportunities for staff, in addition to a warm, welcoming environment for pets and their owners.
Above everything else, the best person for this job is a team player with a willingness to learn and adapt. In our industry, no day is the same and being ready to jump in to assist other team members in the?veterinary setting is crucial.?
Like what you hear so far? Let us tell you about our benefits so we can really seal the deal!?
In addition to?competitive compensation, all full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package?including:?
Health, dental, and vision insurance?
Competitive 401(k) match?
Generous time off & focus on work/life balance??
Personal and professional development opportunities?
Short and long-term disability?
Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a voluntary, work-based program that offers free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals, and follow-up services to employees who have personal and/ or work-related problems
Mentorship and continuing education allowance??
Paid VETgirl or VIN membership, and all professional and licensing fees covered
Pet discount plan
Interested but don’t live in the area? Reach out about our relocation reimbursement, H1-b visa assistance, and permanent resident card sponsorships.
Colonie Animal Hospital is located about twelve miles from downtown Albany, New York’s state capital. Our local region has many agricultural businesses with farmer’s markets, artisan products, and access to hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities. Overall, we are located in a great location geographically - 25-minute drive from Saratoga Springs, an hour from Lake George, and approximately three hours from Eastern Massachusetts, Vermont, and Connecticut!
We look forward to hearing from you soon and welcoming you to our team!
Requirements: In addition to a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, or similar, your licensure must be in good standing in the state of work, or you must have the ability to get licensure in said state.