At VCA, we want our doctors to practice medicine as determined by the needs of the patient, not by a corporate handbook. And with over 800 hospitals nationwide, each with its own unique culture, we can find you the right fit that will meet your needs, both professionally and personally, in an area you would like to live, work and play.
We are actively hiring Emergency Veterinarians, as well as General Practitioners, to join one of our hospital teams in the greater Washington, DC area. We encourage veterinarians with any level of experience to apply, because whether you're a clinician with many years on the job, or you've just finished vet school or a year in an internship, we have an opportunity for you!
Many of our positions offer a variety of bonuses. Our competitive salary and array of compensation models offer flexibility to maximize your ability to earn in a manner most beneficial to you. Apply today to learn more about the opportunities available to you as a part of the VCA family.
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in Pennsylvania.
Perform physical examinations and medical procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Explain physical examination findings and communicate to the client a diagnosis of the pet's problems; generate and present a treatment plan for the pet to the client; educate clients on preventive health care, including vaccines and appropriate nutritional products.
Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records and make certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols; assist colleagues in follow-up and future management of the patient.
Stay up-to-date with new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine, fulfill VCA requirements for attending local VCA Continuing Education meetings and complete at least 30 hours of accredited CE per year.
Commit to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
Represent your hospital and VCA positively in the professional community as well as to the general public.
VCA rewards its team members with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage