VCA Buffalo Ridge Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to complement our talented team in The Villages, Florida.
Apply now to find out more about joining the VCA Family!
Current students or new graduates, apply today! VCA takes pride in expanding the growth and skill set of new veterinarians. We welcome newly graduated veterinarians (and current veterinary students) to apply to this position where they will receive individualized support with our 6-month mentorship program and a collaborative hospital team environment.
Our company mission is to enhance the human animal bond by providing high quality pet health and wellness services to assist pets in living a longer, happier and healthier life. We do this using up-to-date equipment including digital radiographs, in house chemistries, and dental radiographs.
Our hospital is located in Central Florida. We are near the theme park area and an hour away from both the east and west coast of Florida's beaches.
Buffalo Ridge provide full service veterinary care in this master planned retirement community; The Villages. The Villages is one of the fastest growing communities in the area. The Villages offers nightly entertainment in all of their ‘squares’. Each square has it's very own theme and is surrounded by restaurants and shopping. An A rated charter school system is available for full time employees. Many neighborhoods exist around the retirement community, making the trip to work an easy drive. The community consists of retirees and their pets are their children. Our pet parents allow us to practice the best medicine.
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)
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®.