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Job Book For California

Date Posted: 2/20/2017
Contact Person: Dr. Neal Winnacott
Practice Name: Redwood Animal Hospital
City: McKinleyville, CA
Phone 707-498-7120
Practice Type: Small
Job Type: Associate

Redwood Animal Hospital of McKinleyville in Northern California is currently seeking a full time associate veterinarian. RAH is a progressive small animal practice located in a beautiful coastal community in Northern California.  We have been established 20+ years and have a dedicated, friendly, and helpful staff.  Our equipment includes: Idexx Lasercyte and Catalyst One, Digital radiography, Companion Therapeutic Laser, a full Dental suite with digital dental radiography.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits (medical, dental, vision, CE, vacation, retirement plan with match). Any level of experience acceptable- we are willing to work with a new graduate and offer a long term opportunity for the right person.  McKinleyville is located in Humboldt County and offers abundant outdoor recreation and beautiful scenery as well as a university culture through Humboldt State University nearby.  Contact Dr. Neal Winnacott at 707-498-7120.

Date Posted: 1/27/2017
Contact Person: Andrea Bertolucci
Practice Name: San Joaquin Veterinary Hospital
City: Bakersfield, CA
Phone 661-588-3299
Email: sjvhvet@aol.com
Job Type: Associate

Date Posted: 1/27/2017
Practice Name: Antelope Valley Animal Hospital
Address: 1326 W. Avenue N
City: Palmdale, CA 93551
Phone 661-273-1234
Practice Type: Small
Job Type: Associate

Antelope Valley Animal Hospital is a full service small animal hospital located in Palmdale, California, and are currently seeking an associate veterinarian to join our practice. We are the Antelope Valley’s best veterinary practice 16 years and counting!
We mostly care for dogs and cats, and administer surgeries as well. We are a community and family orientated hospital and have a dedicated veterinary support team. We are a fun group and truly care about our clients and patients, treating every patient as part of our family.
In addition to a welcoming and friendly hospital environment, we offer a competitive salary and benefits including 401K and vacation.

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.