We feature a state-of-the-art facility, a talented team of specialists, and a strong leadership team dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care and exceptional client service. To learn more, check out our hospital video.
VCA Shoreline is located in affluent Fairfield County on the Gold Coast of Connecticut. We are 60 miles from New York City, 20 miles from New Haven and Yale University, and approximately 2 hours from Boston. The rotating schedule will give you plenty of time each week to explore the beaches, hiking, biking, music, art, and all the seasons of Southern New England.
Under the guidance of the hospital Medical Director and with the support of the Regional Medical Director, the Emergency Veterinarian will see and treat a variety of emergency cases in addition to providing daytime, swing, or overnight medical oversight to ICU, post-operative, and critical care patients. Our highly trained Technical staff provides excellent support for our large and diverse emergency caseload.
In this position, you'll use your superior medical judgment combined with a high level of empathy, confidence, and humility to save pets’ lives. As a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people are matched with a commitment to your professional growth.
At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work.
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 & Well-being
Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)
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
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)
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com
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®.