Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

ABC Veterinary Hospital located in San Marcos, CA is seeking an experienced associate Veterinarian to join our practice!

ABC Veterinary Hospital utilizes cutting-edge veterinary medical expertise and technology in the care and treatment of your pet. Our staff of veterinary specialists, have been providing quality veterinary services for pet owners in North San Diego for over 25 years. We believe that pets are important members of our families and we treat each pet as if it were our very own. In order to better diagnose and accurately treat our pet clients, ABC Veterinary Hospital is equipped with advanced digital radiology , endoscopy and a modern diagnostic laboratory.

ABC Veterinary Hospital displays an unrivaled commitment to our clients through continuing education, technological advances in veterinary medicine and service, and most importantly, providing compassionate care to all pets entrusted to us.

  • Wellness Exams
  • Dental Care
  • DNA Testing
  • Puppy Care Package
  • Kitten Care Package
  • Diagnostic Blood Work
  • Digital Radiology

  • Microchip
  • Exotic Pet Care
  • Laser Therapy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • TPLO Surgery


San Marcos, located in North County San Diego, is a family-friendly suburb located just 15 minutes from the ocean and about 45 minutes to San Diego City center. Listed as the largest and most diverse school system in San Diego County and home to Cal State San Marcos, the city places an emphasis on education and strong community values. Food and music festivals, beautiful weather, and a variety of thrilling opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts – San Marcos is the place to play, work and live life to the fullest.


Job Summary

In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Managing Doctor and supporting medical staff. This individual advances the quality of medicine in the practice and provides exceptional client service to our clients and patients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Builds rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns

  • Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.

  • Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.

  • Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.

  • Stays current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.

  • Assists in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.

  • Presents a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.

Skills and Basic Qualifications

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.

  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.

  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.

  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Works collaboratively with hospital team members.

  • Makes decisions confidently and effectively.

  • Manages time and tasks appropriately.

  • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.

  • Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

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San Marcos, California, United States

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