East Los Angeles Dog and Cat Hospital is a well-established, progressive, fast paced small animal practice located in East LA, California. Typically staffed with 1 full-time veterinarian and additional on-call veterinarians as needed, ELA Dog and Cat Hospital offers many services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients, including Preventative Care, Surgery, Urgent Care, High, In-House Diagnostics, Digital full body radiology, Ultrasonography, Medical and/or Vacation Boarding and more.
East Los Angeles is known for its hot-summer Mediterranean climate. East Los Angeles is part of the Los Angeles and Montebello districts, and depending on preference families can choose to move into one of the largest school districts in the country and take advantage of excellent magnet and charter school placement options or can commute from any number of neighboring cities with award winning public schools. This part of Los Angeles is an ideal area in which to raise a family! From the office, you would be within an hour's drive to the beach, to hiking trails, and any number of Los Angeles based theme parks (Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios, and Magic Mountain). In winter, East Los Angeles is 2 hours from the Big Bear skiing community. Or live minutes from the office in the rapidly developing downtown corridor where investors are building restaurant and housing in the heart of Los Angeles and enjoy Disney Hall, the Broad Museum, Staples Center, and more!
We’re looking for:
Full Time Veterinarian
Compassionate, Team Player and Strong Communicator
Proficient in general medicine and surgery
Experience preferred but new graduates seeking mentorship are encouraged to apply!
We offer our Veterinarians:
Comprehensive Benefits (paid vacation/sick time/holidays, health, dental, vision, liability, 401K, life & supplemental insurance, employee assistance program & personal pet care discounts)
Future Ownership Opportunities
Competitive Compensation with a range of $120,000 to $160,000 per year.
DVM Mentor Network
Paid CE Allowance & Professional Dues
OFFERING: SIGN-ON BONUS, RELOCATION ASSISTANCE, STUDENT LOAN ASSISTANCE AND FUTURE OWNERSHIP OPTIONS.
Doctor of Veterinary degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
Current DEA License or obtained upon hire
Active Veterinary State License
USDA Accreditation or obtained upon hire
SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS
+ Ability to sit or stand and work at a computer for long periods of time.
+ Ability to be confident around animals (i.e., dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, etc. Candidate to confirm species treated with practice leadership for additional clarity.)
+ Client needs, and work volume may occasionally require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. This position may require special working hours, including working weekends, evenings and/or holidays.
+ Must have mental capacity and processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.
+ The noise level in the work environment is moderately high. Ear plugs will be available upon request.
+ Job requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform required duties while working.
+ Ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.
+ Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate other equipment as required.
+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
+ Hospital teammates are routinely exposed to a variety of animals that may bite, kick or scratch, and on occasion, may be exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological or zoonotic hazards and/or medication/controlled substances.
WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Company Policy & Federal & State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Origin