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VCA Animal Hospitals
Lawndale, California
Signing Bonus, Competitive Salary, Student Loan Repayment, Paid Parental Leave, PTO, and more!
Closing date
Jul 23, 2024

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Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Private Practice
Advanced Veterinary Care Center (AVCC) is seeking a board certified or residency trained Internist to join our growing multi-specialty, referral and emergency veterinary hospital. VCA AVCC is located in the heart of the South Bay in Lawndale, California 15 minutes from world famous Manhattan Beach just south of West Los Angeles and north of Long Beach.

Our multi-doctor practice provides premiere specialty care in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, and Integrative Medicine. Our hospital offers 24 hour hospitalization and ICU care and full in house lab equipment including a TEG testing unit. We offer multiple advanced diagnostic and treatment modalities such as digital radiography, CT, fluoroscopy, full endoscopic capabilities, minimally invasive surgical equipment and ultrasound. If you are passionate about internal medicine while having the support and assistance of boarded specialists and RVT's, then this is the practice for you!

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Our practice is located in Lawndale, California - "the Heart of the South Bay of Los Angeles" surrounded by beach cities, and centrally located in beautiful Southern California. With stunning beaches, iconic piers, breathtaking views, and laid-back vibes, the South Bay is an incredible place to live. This area has everything you could hope for: award winning schools, perfect weather, a lively culinary scene, and a vibrant community with tons to do!

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 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. ​

Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $120,000 to $300,000.

This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.

For more information about this position, please contact Rayna Faumuina, Sr. Specialty Recruiter, at or 760-891-9903.

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse 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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