Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Whether you are an experienced veterinarian seeking a fulfilling career, or a newer doctor seeking mentorship in your early career, Cape Fear Animal Hospital has a place for you! Our fun and exciting practice is now seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our team.

Cape Fear Animal Hospital is the oldest continuously operated animal hospital in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Located in the eastern portion of the state, Fayetteville is centrally located between the Appalachian Mountains and the beautiful Crystal Coast with its many beaches and attractions.

Cape Fear Animal Hospital has been providing comprehensive veterinary medical, surgical, and dental care to the Fayetteville area since 1946. Our foundation is simple: we treat our patients as our own, with compassion, competency, and empathy. Our drive for excellence has united unique individuals that are dedicated to supporting the human-animal bond through progressive medicine, innovative solutions, and family service. Our practice has a stellar reputation in the community for its service to pets, pet parents, and the community at large.

As the Associate Veterinarian, you will enjoy:

  • Base Salary + production
  • Student Loan Repayment Plan, Retention Bonus, Sign-On Bonus, Health Insurance Reimbursement, Vacation Allowance, Relocation Assistance or Donation to a charity of your choice!
  • Comprehensive benefits package including full health, vision, and dental benefits along with other benefits include student debt interest reduction programs, life insurance and disability
  • Attractive PTO and a rotating, flexible schedule which will provide a healthy work-life balance from large blocks of days off, including weekends and no on-call hours required.
  • CE Allowance & membership costs
  • Learning opportunities with the freedom to concentrate and develop strengths in areas of special interest.

Our multi doctor practice enjoys the support of a well-trained and highly utilized technical support staff along with high quality diagnostic, treatment, and surgical equipment, allowing you to practice in an encouraging, supportive environment. In order to provide our gold standard quality of medicine, we are equipped with a full array of diagnostic tools and services including:
• Digital Full body and dental Radiography
• Ultrasound
• Companion Therapy Laser
• Surgery prep room and surgery suite
• Dental suite for dental prophylaxis and dental surgeries
• Comprehensive in-house laboratory with both Abaxis and Idexx allows the ability to process up to 5 chemistries at the same time
• Family-like team that believes the work environment must be enjoyable

The Associate Veterinarian (ADVM) is responsible for medical and surgical care of patients in the exam room and in the hospital. This includes maintaining client relationships and effectively communicating the care needs and condition of their pet. Medical records are maintained in an accurate and legible manner and estimates are presented to clients in advance of care, as appropriate.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of North Carolina
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics
  • excellent verbal and written communication, ability to be empathetic and compassionate, and outstanding collaboration with other members of the SWAC family

Fayetteville – History, Heroes, and a Hometown Feeling :
With a population of over 200,000 and home to Fort Bragg, the largest Army base in the world, Fayetteville is a mix of urban and rural communities with a large measure of multi-cultural influences. We boast two renowned annual festivals, the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival, and the International Folk Festival. We have no less than 12 theatrical venues including the award-winning Fayetteville Regional Theater.

For the sporting life, we have hockey (The Fayetteville Fireantz); professional indoor football (Cape Fear Heroes); roller derby (Rogue Rollergirls); and the brand new Segra’s Stadium, home to Minor League Baseball’s Fayetteville Woodpeckers. With more than 40 easily accessible golf courses, including the famous 162 hole Pinehurst Resort, golfing is almost a year round sport. We have hiking trails, numerous parks for outdoor fund, an indoor trampoline park, and ZipQuest, a zip line that takes you through and over beautiful landscapes including natural waterfalls.

Shopping is an adventure with our 40-year-old Cross Creek Mall and surrounding retail facilities. Our cuisine ranges from southern barbecue to Asian, African, Greek, and Italian culinary offerings. Multiple Food Truck events are hosted in the downtown area yearly. For the craft beer lovers, Fayetteville offers 5 locally owned and operated breweries.

We are home to Methodist University, Fayetteville Technical Community College and Fayetteville State University with close ties to the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and Campbell University. We are only 60-90 miles from North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University and Wake Forest University.

We are also home to the Airborne and Special Operations Museum, the Museum of Cape Fear Historical Complex, Fascinate-U Children’s Museum, Fayetteville State University Planetarium, and the John F Kennedy Special Warfare Museum among others.

Please visit our website at for more information!
Cape Fear Animal Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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