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VCA Emergency Veterinarian in Atlanta, Georgia

Company Info: 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®.

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Since 1958, Atlanta pet owners have trusted Briarcliff Animal Clinic to provide their pets with compassion and excellence in veterinary care. With each visit, we strive to provide a friendly, caring and collaborative environoment, ensuring that our clients are informed, comfortable and happy with their experience.

Our veterinarians keep up with the latest research and follow guidelines and recommendations of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), for the best in veterinary medical care. Briarcliff Animal Clinic is AAHA accredited, a designation held by only about 15% of veterinary hospitals.

Briarcliff Animal Clinic is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, with an Emergency & Critical Care veterinarian on duty at all times to see clients and patients on a traige basis. In addition to our emergency service, we offer surgery and dentistry six days a week, as well as extended appointment hours for wellness and illness care.

VCA Briarcliff Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our Emergency & Critical Care department!

We are a well-established, AAHA accredited 24-hour practice with a staff of 16 veterinarians. We offer various services, including general practice, emergency & critical care, dentistry, surgery, boarding, and much more! We encourage our veterinarians to pursue areas of particular interest, including exotics, ultrasound, dentistry, laparoscopy, and acupuncture.

We are located in a prime northeast Atlanta location, near Morningside, Emory, and the CDC. Our GP appointment hours are 7 am - 9 pm on weekdays, 7:30 am - 5 pm on Saturdays, and 9 am - 5 pm on Sundays, and we offer Emergency & Critical Care 24/7. We are looking for a talented veterinarian to join us as we practice high-quality medicine. We do this using our digital radiographs, ultrasound, dental radiographs, therapeutic laser, complete in-house labs, endoscopy, and laparoscopy.

VCA Briarcliff Animal Hospital is near Midtown Atlanta with the surrounding attractions including Piedmont Park, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Phillips Arena, and the new Mercedes Benz Stadium, home to the Atlanta Falcons. Enjoy all of the interests of city living, with many outdoor activities available and the North Georgia Mountains just a short drive away.

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 & Wellness

  • Innovative associate health and wellbeing department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)

  • 401k retirement savings plan with company match

  • Health/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services

  • Paid parental, vacation and sick leave

Professional Development

  • 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

Additional Benefits

  • 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).

VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!