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VCA Animal Hospitals
Fairfax, Virginia
Signing Bonus, Competitive Salary, Student Loan Repayment, Paid Parental Leave, PTO, and more!
Closing date
Dec 18, 2023

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Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Private Practice
VCA SouthPaws Veterinary Specialists and Emergency , a multi-specialty and emergency hospital in Northern Virginia, is seeking a board certified or residency trained Internist to join our amazing team!

VCA Southpaws has been serving our community for 24 years. We pride ourselves on our collaborative and collegial work environment. In addition to excellent pay and a full benefits package, SouthPaws also offers:

• An established caseload and reputation for multimodality, full-service diagnostic and therapeutic medical services.
• Full time Surgery, Internal medicine, Oncology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Radiology, Ophthalmology, Critical Care, Dermatology, Radiation Oncology and Physical Therapy specialists to help provide patient care and support.
• Dedicated and trained nursing staff and client care coordinator.
• New Halycon Linear Accelerator.
• I-131 therapy for cats.
• A total of 24 exam rooms.
• New USP 797 and 800 compliant chemotherapy preparation and administration room. A special procedures room for quick biopsies, etc.
• 3D Spiral CT, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, and MRI all available in-house.

• Rapid in-house lab machines (CBC, chemistry, electrolyte, coag monitors and more) for quick service to outpatients and inpatients. In-house Antech lab as well!
• Opportunities to teach and mentor with our active internship program, as well as frequent vet student externs, and RDVM continuing education programs.
• 24/7/365 support from our CritiCare Department to facilitate overnight/weekend patient care, urgent referrals, and critical care patient needs.

VCA SouthPaws is located in Fairfax County, Virginia-offering outstanding quality of life for singles as well as families, including public schools that are ranked among the best in the country and numerous, prestigious universities nearby. In addition to an educated, affluent population, our area enjoys a strong economy and offers varied career opportunities for spouses. The DC area provides exciting and vibrant nightlife, trend-setting restaurants, and cultural, historical and international events unique to the nation's capital. With four distinct seasons and a varied geography, our region offers the best of all worlds: Hiking, golfing, rafting, water skiing, sailing, beaches, rock climbing and many other activities are just a short drive away.

As a member of the VCA family, your love for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Health & Wellness
  • An innovative, new department focused on associate health and wellbeing, with programs such as company sponsored Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tools, and access to additional mental health resources.
  • 401k retirement savings plan, with matching contributions of 25% of the first 4% of your eligible compensation
  • Health, dental, vision insurance with HSA/FSA, infertility benefits
  • Paid parental, vacation and sick leave
  • Flexible scheduling for work/life balance

Professional Development
  • Continuing Education Allowance and Paid Continuing Education Days
  • WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff
  • Opportunities to mentor with one of the largest providers of private practice internships and residencies in the U.S.
  • Opportunities to participate in a robust clinical studies program

Additional Benefits
  • 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 6,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists

At VCA we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and want to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work.

For more information about this position, please contact Rayna Faumuina, Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner, Specialty at or 760-891-9903.
If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.
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

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