Relief Veterinarian at Animal Medical Center of Merced

Job Description

Job Description

Merced Animal Medical Center is seeking a compassionate, skilled Relief Veterinarian to join our team in the heart of California. This position would have exposure to General Practice, Urgent Care, and ER situations. Yosemite National Park is close by while California’s newest UC campus is a 5-minute drive from our hospital.

We offer electronic medical records, digital X-ray (dental and whole body), ultrasound and a full in house laboratory. Our hospital offers Paw Plans, a comprehensive option for monthly payments for annual pet health care. Our hospital offers extended hours for appointments, urgent care procedures and treatment. We are seeking a DVM with strong client communication skills, special interests with urgent care and surgical experience are encouraged to apply. Both experienced doctors and/or new graduates are welcome to apply. Mentorship is available.

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We are a 3-doctor progressive practice with 18 experienced support staff

Our equipment and software includes:

  • Electronic Medical Records in Avimark
  • Brand new Fovea digital x-ray
  • View All dental x-ray
  • Aloka Ultrasound
  • Complete in-house laboratory including Idexx Catalyst, Procyte, i-STAT and Coag
  • Dedicated surgery suite
  • We collaborate with Erin Paster, DVM Diplomate ACVS who is a Board Certified Orthopedic and Soft Tissue Surgeon.
  • Our hospital assists and partners with our county’s local Animal Shelter Wellness Program and Surgical Plans for adoption.
  • Paw Plans: Annual Wellness plans offered.
  • Associated large capacity boarding facility.

About Merced, CA:
Merced is a dynamic community, with friendly small town living in a mid-size city, with a diverse population. The University of California Merced campus, opened in 2005, provides new educational and economic opportunity.

Located in the heart of California’s agricultural Central Valley, Merced is the region’s hub for education, culture, and business. The community offers shopping, pleasant neighborhoods and tree-lined streets. Bicycle paths along creeks link major City parks. Merced’s housing remains affordable compared to many other California locations. Our revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area with many annual events and festivals. Merced’s location provides easy access to the central California coast, Sierra Nevada Mountains and national parks and major cities. Merced has historically been the “Gateway to Yosemite” and residents also enjoy short drives to skiing, beaches, fishing, and other outdoor attractions.

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Merced, California, United States

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