Associate Veterinarian- up to $10,000 Signing Bonus
Chanticleer Veterinary Hospital
Location: Santa Cruz, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $100,000+ yearly
Opportunity to earn production
DVM or equivalent
Chanticleer Veterinary Hospital is looking for a part to full time Associate Veterinarian to join our 2-DVM team. We are in beautiful Santa Cruz, California – where the fun only starts at the Boardwalk! With over 14 state parks, wineries, museums, farmer’s markets, and outdoor activities like hiking, stand up paddle boarding, surfing, canopy tours and mountain biking, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your weekends off! If getting away is more your thing, San Francisco is only an hour away and the rest of the Bay Area is within proximity.
At Chanticleer Veterinary Hospital we value transparency and vulnerability in order to cultivate a culture of respect, trust, and empathy. This leads to more open communication and collaboration, both within our team and with our clients. We place a strong emphasis on lifelong learning, the human animal bond, and low stress relationship-centered-care which fuels our approach to both medicine and client interactions.
To be productive, our well-trained team is ready to assist our clinicians. We are proud to offer a collegial environment with a positive, friendly, and relaxed atmosphere, along with the ability to discuss cases and collaborate. Our facility is also fully equipped to provide the highest level of care including: high-end monitoring equipment, comprehensive diagnostic in-house lab, digital & dental radiology, handheld ultrasound, acupuncture, & Chinese medicine. Access to specialty referral is just 3 blocks away.
The ideal candidate would be committed to practicing the highest standards of patient care, passionate about client education, and ready to create professional rapport with our amazing team. Our experienced Medical Director is also excited to offer hands-on mentorship, so both seasoned practitioners and new graduates are encouraged to apply and will be considered!
Our compensation and benefits plan are generous, competitive, and commensurate with experience. Our package includes:
Guaranteed base salary starting at $100,000 with opportunity to earn production
Signing bonus and/or relocation assistance up to $10,000
Medical, dental, and vision insurance with shared premiums
Practice-sponsored life insurance
401(k) eligibility with employer match
Annual continuing education stipend
Paid time-off for personal use and to attend CE
In-house development programs for new graduates, experienced Associates, and Medical Directors
Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with wellness initiatives
We’re pleased to offer a wide variety of tailored veterinary medical services for cats and dogs to Santa Cruz, CA and the surrounding areas. We are committed to providing exceptional client service and patient care in the most educational and inclusive way. Let's work together to keep your beloved furry family member happy and healthy!