VCA Five Points Animal Hospital is searching for an Associate Veterinarian for companion animal care to join our busy practice outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!
For over 35 years, our hospital has enjoyed a reputation of excellence in our community where our team is highly respected. We focus on outstanding medicine, compassionate care, and exceptional client education and service.
Five Points Animal Hospital is open 7 days a week to better serve our patients and clients. VCA prioritizes the emotional and mental well-being of their associates, so we aim to create an atmosphere that supports our staff while working and offers resources for assistance when they are away from work.
We recognize the importance of personal lives balanced with professional lives, so we strive to create work schedules that reflect our dedication to employees. We have good relationships with the local emergency clinics and referral hospitals. Our hospital is located approximately 30 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. We are also less than two hours from Cleveland’s Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame, a little over 4 hours from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, and 5.5 hours from The Liberty Bell in Philadelphia for fun weekend trips.
Our hospital is adjacent to Pittsburgh International Airport, as well as a large shopping community. If you like the rural life, you don’t have to look too far to find luscious farmland. Western Pennsylvania boasts beautiful outdoor recreational activities, including hiking, mountain biking, golfing, and skiing, as well as numerous options for dining, wineries, and other nightlife/social events. Pittsburgh also has top-rated medical facilities for you and your family, affordable cost-of-living.
We are looking for a considerate veterinarian with effective communication skills who enjoys progressive medicine (varied caseload), surgery, dentistry, and the camaraderie of working with others in a private practice setting. We are a busy practice and constantly growing with a large clientele who loves our doctors. Our tenured team likes to have fun while working hard, so a sense of humor is a must. Our staff works cooperatively and our doctors routinely consult with one another. We value the very best associates and invite them to join our team. We have a user-friendly EMR, digital radiography, and dental radiography. Dedicated associate veterinarians can request other equipment with supplemental training. VCA offers an excellent base salary, along with an unlimited earnings with production.
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®.