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Date Posted: 1/3/2017
Contact Person: Alexis Phillips
Practice Name: Tulare Veterinary Hospital
City: Tulare, CA
Phone 559-686-8544
Fax: 559-686-3959
Practice Type: Small

Full time associate needed for state of the art veterinary practice.  No experience necessary, we have doctors involved in a mentorship capacity.  Tulare Veterinary Hospital is committed to providing optimal patient health care and longevity with the latest technology.  Our hospital is equipped with digital radiography, digital dental radiography, laser therapy, a beautiful surgery suite and plenty of support with a technician : doctor ration of 4:1.

Nestled in the heart of California, the Central Valley is a safe and diverse community with a lower cost of living, and located within driving distance of San Francisco, Los Angeles, the beach and Yosemite National Park.

We are looking for a companion animal veterinarian with great communication skills, a strong work ethic, and a desire to provide quality medicine.  Excellent compensation package available.

Date Posted: 1/3/2017
Contact Person: Dr. Michael Moore
Practice Name: Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists
City: San Jose, CA
Phone 408-649-7070
Email: mike.moore@svvspets.net
Web Site: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/Index.aspx?NID=127
Practice Type: Small
Job Type: Surgeon

We are pleased to offer a position in Surgery.  Board certification or completion of an ACVS approved residency is required.  Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists is a new specialty and 24 hour emergency facility in San Jose, CA.  We have an MRI (GE 1.5 Tesla), CT, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy equipment, MIS equipment and excellent in house lab support among other support facilities.  Other specialists in our practice include those in internal medicine, oncology and neurology. Please contact us if you want to be part of a progressive, collegial specialist team.  Our compensation packages are highly competitive.  Please contact Dr. Michael Moore at 408-649-7070 or email @ mike.moore@svvspets.net.  Please send your curriculum vitae, a letter of intent and the names and contact information for three references.  
Silicon Valley has a booming economy compared to other regions across the country.  Silicon Valley is the home of many large international high tech companies such as Facebook, Google and Apple to name but a few.  For more information about San Jose please visit the following
WEB site: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/Index.aspx?NID=127    

Date Posted: 1/3/2017
Contact Person: Alexis Phillips
Practice Name: Tulare Vetarinary Hospital
City: Tulare, CA
Phone 559-686-8544
Fax: 559-686-3959
Practice Type: Small
Job Type: Internship

The DVM internship/mentorship program at Tulare Veterinary Hospital is a 6 to 12 month program. The first four weeks of the internship will include a mentorship period where your mentor will provide meaningful learning experiences and opportunities for professional development.  Our mentorship program covers topics such as communication, physical exam skills, surgical skills, medical records and clinical reasoning.  After the mentorship period, there will be a senior clinician on staff, however we highly encourage our interns to test their veterinary knowledge to develop their client communication skills by handling their own cases. Medical and surgical skills will be taught, and practiced.  These skills include, but are not limited to: suturing , closing incisions, spays and neuters with or without assistance - as appropriate, wound evaluation, surgical repair of wounds, drain placement, antibiotic selection, pain management and follow up.  Students will assist and evaluate more invasive surgeries. We offer a Monday through Friday schedule with little to no weekend hours. Internships are salaried positions with paid CE.  A small furnished bedroom located at the hospital is provided. The goal of the mentorship/internship is to increase skill and confidence so that the student can evaluate and
treat simple and more challenging cases with success and confidence.

We strongly encourage any applicant to the internship program to spend at least two weeks visiting the hospital.

Date Posted: 12/1/2016
Contact Person: April Heitkamp
Practice Name: Moorpark Veterinary Hospital
Email: april@moorparkvet.com
Practice Type: Small
Job Type: Associate

Southern California Associate Veterinarian Position– AAHA Practice of the Year Finalist

Moorpark Veterinary Hospital located in Moorpark, CA is looking for an associate Veterinarian to join our team!

Moorpark Veterinary Hospital is a modern, thriving, small animal practice that has been serving the community since 1990.   Valued on our motto “Caring for your pets and caring about you,” we have a proven track record of providing compassionate, extraordinary pet and customer care.   We are looking to add the perfect Associate Doctor to our team.
We are currently seeking a career-oriented veterinarian to practice medicine and surgery. Good customer service skills are a must.  We strive to make the client and pets experience A+ every time.  We are big on education, preventative care, diagnostic imaging and nutrition, among many other areas of patient care.  We value all of our employees and pride ourselves on performing as a team.  We have monthly staff & Doctors meetings and are frequently celebrating team successes at our clinic.  
You will find our practice uniquely rewarding including mentoring, flexible scheduling, competitive salary (commensurate with experience), retirement savings plan, medical benefits, generous pet care discounts, continuing education, growth potential and more.  We are closed all major holidays.  
The city of Moorpark is a desirable family oriented city located just one hour south of Santa Barbara, 50 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, less than thirty minutes from the beaches and a short drive to the snowy mountains during winter.  
    A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from an accredited university.
    2+ year of experience practicing medicine in a small animal practice, recent grads are encouraged to apply as well.
    Licensure in good standing to practice.
    The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members.  
    Well-developed and personable communication skills.
    A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics.

If you would like to further your career in an exceptional practice, located in one of the nation’s safest cities, please reach out to our Practice Manager, April Heitkamp at april@moorparkvet.com.

About Moorpark Veterinary Hospital
Moorpark Veterinary Hospital was founded in 1990 and has a large and loyal client base.  Our hospital received AAHA’s 2016 Practice of the Year Finalist Award, distinguishing us as one of the top four hospitals in the United States and Canada.   In order to offer the best care, we have adopted special techniques for cats and became Ventura County’s only Gold Certified Cat Friendly Practice by the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) in 2014. This means we do everything possible to provide a calming environment for cats and minimize the stress surrounding veterinary visits.
In our quest to offer our clients the best quality medicine, we have built an exceptional and compassionate team. With three trained and registered veterinary technicians, and two exceptional and experienced doctors, we are here to be a resource for pet’s needs and we take pride in offering pets the highest quality of care.   We offer state of the art care including, ultrasound, digital radiography, dental digital radiographs, in-house blood chemistries and CBCs, EKG, and comprehensive anesthetic monitors and more.
We are proud to be active in the community.  We’ve sponsored food drives, raised funds for the local shelters and rescue groups, and assisted with emergency animal services. We provide school tours to educate youth about animal care.

Date Posted: 11/17/2016
Contact Person: Rochelle
Practice Name: Brentwood Family Pet Care
Address: 4421-A Balfour Rd.
City: Brentwood, CA 94513
Phone 925-240-7387
Email: fampetcare@live.com
Web Site: www.BrentwoodFamilyPetCare.com
Practice Type: Small
Job Type: Associate

Brentwood Family Pet Care is looking for a full time associate Vet to add to our amazing team.  We are a very busy small animal exclusive practice that is open Monday through Friday 8-6 only.  We firmly believe in Constant and Never Ending Improvement and have a Practice Coach that helps us stick to very high standards of Patient care as well as Client care.  We know you know veterinary medicine, the owner is a K-State grad, but we need someone knows how to talk to clients.  If you are a confident people person and want to stay busy in northern Ca. give us a call.  We'd love to work with you a couple of days over the winter break to see how you feel in our clinic. We have an excellent compensation package, extraordinary team, the area is beautiful and we're not too far from the coast or the mountains.   Our website is www.BrentwoodFamilyPetCare.com and our phone number is 925-240-7387.

Date Posted: 11/15/2016
Contact Person: Gabby K. (Practice Manager/Head Tech)
Practice Name: Shingle Springs Vet Clinic
Address: 4211 Sunset Lane #101
City: Shingle Springs, CA 95682
Phone 530-677-0390
Fax: 530-677-0613
Practice Type: Emergency
Job Type: Associate

Shingle Springs Veterinary Clinic & Emergency is seeking an associate veterinarian for both a full time and part time position. Shingle Springs Veterinary is a long established clinic in the foothills of California, with a very diverse clientele. Our support staff is dedicated to helping our veterinarians provide the best medicine for all of our patients. The staff here at SSVC are a close knit family, where everyone gets along and works together to achieve the highest level of veterinary care. We see both large and small animals in our practice. We are also the only emergency clinic available in the foothills. Our practice is well equipped with the ability to acquire more and expand. We are a growing practice open 24/7 with a vet on staff until 12am (midnight) at the present time, with intentions to staff veterinarians throughout the night. For veterinarians interested in large animal medicine; we have 500 head of cattle (adult and calf) operations, plenty of horses and small ruminants. We offer competitive salary based on experience and work history. This is a beautiful part of California to live and work. We are located about 75 miles from Lake Tahoe and about 150 miles from the ocean!