VCA Knightswood Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our AAHA-accredited, small animal practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
We’ve been serving the local community for more than 50 years! Each doctor and staff are dedicated and compassionate providing the best medical care and service to our clients and patients. We have four exam rooms, digital radiography, digital dental radiography and electronic medical records, plus we’re fully equipped to perform diagnostic procedures in-house unless advanced care is needed.
A full time schedule consists of four days a week and every other Saturday. We know the importance of work-life balance and strive to provide every opportunity for our hospital team to live their best lives!
VCA Knightswood is located in the suburbs of Philadelphia – about 18 miles (30 minutes) from downtown and all that it has to offer. Enjoy a tour through history at Independence Hall, the Franklin Institute and the Liberty Bell. Other Philly attractions include the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Please Touch Children’s Museum, the Philadelphia Zoo and Reading Terminal Market for food and shopping. If you are looking for a slower pace, visit Bucks County about 45 minutes away and enjoy nature trails, bike trails, parks along with some great places to eat and shop. Other highlights from Bucks County include the Bucks County Playhouse, Nutter Museum, Sesame Place (for the kiddos), Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve and Fonthill Castle. Great location for city activities and relaxation in the country.
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®.