VCA Naugatuck Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our tenured DVM team in beautiful Naugatuck, Connecticut.
What makes our hospital unique?
We provide full-service care for primarily cats and dogs. We also have a variety of tools to help our doctors diagnose and provide the best care possible. The hospital itself has been the go-to hospital for over 3 decades and we continually provide the heart of the community with the very latest in medicine, as well as community outreach. Our hospital boasts proudly to be the only and very first AAHA and Fear-Free certified in Connecticut, and we uphold these standards at all times. We are a youthful and fun practice that has been held strong by a loyal, solid, highly skilled, and experienced team.
We are excited to add a new Associate to our team that will bring new ideas and talents so that we may be the best we can and serve our community and their pets' needs, both medically and with the big hearts that our clients have come to trust over so many years.
Located just off of Scenic Rt. 8 along the Naugatuck River and the Naugatuck state forest. This area has an eclectic and diverse community that includes unique shopping, great food options including fine dining, a vibrant bar scene, and artistic pleasures at the local green. In the surrounding area, there are numerous hiking trails and reservoirs to enjoy.
At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work.
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 & Well-being
Innovative associate health and well-being 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®.