At VCA we want our doctors to practice medicine dictated by the needs of the patient, not by a corporate handbook. With over 800 hospitals nationwide, each with their own unique culture, we can find you the right fit that will meet both your professional and personal needs.
We are actively hiring General Practice Veterinarians in Alaska to join our hospital families! VCA doctors enjoy the stability of a large company but are involved in and become a valued part of the local community. They benefit from the shared knowledge of colleagues at VCA hospitals in Anchorage, Eagle River, Wasilla and Palmer.
We encourage all General Practice Veterinarians to apply if interested in permanent or relief positions. Whether you're an experienced clinician or a new graduate, we have an opportunity for you. Generous signing / Relocation bonuses are available, up to $25,000. Our competitive salary and varying compensation models offer flexibility to maximize your ability to earn in a manner most beneficial to you. Apply today to learn more about the opportunities available to you as a part of the VCA family.
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
Perform physical examinations and medical procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Explain physical examination findings and communicate to the client a diagnosis of the pet's problems; generate and present a treatment plan for the pet to the client; educate clients on preventative health care, including vaccines and appropriate nutritional products.
Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records and make certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols; assist colleagues in follow-up and future management of the patient.
Stay up-to-date with new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine, fulfill VCA requirements for attending local VCA Continuing Education meetings and complete at least 30 hours of accredited CE per year.
A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
Positively represent the hospital and VCA in the professional community and to the general public.
Internal Number: R-05537
About VCA Animal Hospitals
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®.