VCA Burrstone Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to complement our talented team in New Hartford, New York.
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.
Burrstone Animal Hospital has a highly dedicated experienced staff that fully support all of their doctors. We perform surgical procedures 5 days a week. Open 6 days/week, no on-call hours, schedule includes 4 days/week (Mon-Fri) with a rotating half day on Saturday. There are 2 twenty-four hour emergency clinics within an hours’ drive, and Cornell University is within 2 hours of driving.
Our hospital features a unique combination of the latest in technologies from digital radiography, ultrasound, laser therapy, and yet we maintain a “family-style” feel with our clients. With a comprehensive in-house laboratory at our disposal- and same day Antech Laboratory results- our staff is committed to the care of each pet and client who walks in through our doors- often greeting them by name and forming relationships that go beyond just a vaccine schedule.
The immediate area supports a wide variety of shopping centers as well as many of the “big city” amenities without the crowded big city feel. Locally, there is the AZA accredited Utica Zoo, the historic Stanley Theater which features Broadway shows throughout the season, a regional fine arts school and art museum which offers art classes and workshops to all ages, and a myriad of unique cafes, bake shops, and breweries.
We are located at the foothills of the Adirondack mountains and our local New Hartford Schools are ranked some of the highest in the country. We are an hour from Syracuse and 1.5 hours from Albany, both large cities! We have a professional hockey team (The Utica Comets), several community colleges as well as our private university, Utica College, many community events including the Boilermaker road race (where runners come from all over the world to participate), the Stanley Theater which provides off Broadway plays, as well as some of the best Italian restaurants in the country!
In just a short drive, you can be hiking through the Adirondacks, boating on Delta Lake, or enjoying a fun carnival day at Sylvan Beach.
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
Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $90K- $120K. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.
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®.