Lathrop Veterinary Center is the first vet hospital in the city of Lathrop, CA. We are seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our team.
Our state-of-the-art facility was built in 2008, houses modern equipment, and has amazing staff and Doctors. Lathrop is currently a growing community, evident by the large new pet-friendly apartment building recently built next door. Opportunity for business growth is huge as well as being able to enjoy living within an appealing area offering a more reasonable cost of living.
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What does the perfect fit for our team look like?
New Grad Doctor OR an Experienced Doctor seeking to join a practice with a strong and supportive team approach.
Open to Full-Time or Part-Time scheduling.
About our hospital:
Small animal GP/UC hybrid, fast-paced
Currently a 2 Doctor practice, but we'd ideally be at 4 due to increased volume
roughly 70% dogs, 30% cats; some exotics/pocket pets (not required if you don’t want to)
Dr. Marchiondo, our Managing Director has been at Lathrop for 8 years and is a UC Davis alum
Scheduling focused on a healthy work life balance:
NO weekends, NO on-call hours.
4 weeks vacation (for full-time Doctors) in addition to holidays & CE days
4 weeks PAID sabbatical (for full-time Doctors) for every 5 years of service
No late nights – Doctors usually arrive around 8am and leave by 6pm
We’re closed from 12-1:30pm for lunch & catch-up
15 – 30 minute appointment times depending on your preference & comfort level
Diverse surgeries – lots of soft tissue (but we refer out things like ortho)
Comprehensive and up to date facility:
5 total exam rooms (includes 1 comfort room for euthanasia)
1 surgical suite
Dentistry table, 3 treatment tables
Digital dental and Radiology
Capability for oxygen cages
Full boarding facility – cats & dogs
Annual CapEx dollars allocated for hardware and equipment. Talk to us about what you'd like to have!
Full spectrum of clientele: lots of fully compliant clients, & some folks who keep their pets outside
Unified, amazing support staff (some Techs have followed Dr. Marchiondo here)
Strong mentorship – new grads/experienced Doctors welcome!
Altruistic – we work with kitten rescues, Guide Dogs, Sheriff K9s, Pets & Pals, etc.
Very competitive Pro-Sal comp, 22% production, bonus structure; complete benefits.
Full-time comp ranges from $120k-150k, based on experience.
Part-time comp negotiable, range begins at $70k depending on experience and # of days worked per month.
Professional dues/licensing expenses and CE allowance.
Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k with an employer match.
4 weeks vacation time as mentioned above with ability to receive an addition 4 week paid sabbatical for all full-time doctors.
Who we are looking for:
Candidate must be a graduate from an AVMA accredited college or have successfully passed the ECFVG certification program or the PAVE certification program
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