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VCA Animal Hospitals
Tustin, California
Signing Bonus, Competitive Salary, Student Loan Repayment, Paid Parental Leave, PTO, and more!
Closing date
Aug 1, 2024

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Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Private Practice
VCA Orange County Veterinary Specialists is seeking a board certified or residency trained Internist to join our 24-hour emergency and specialty center in Orange County, California.

VCA OCVS is a 24-hour specialty and emergency hospital in Tustin (Orange County) Southern California. We have 3 internists, 2 critical care specialists, a part-time cardiologist, 1 surgeon, and 5 ER doctors. We work in a collaborative campus with multiple other veterinary specialists including ophthalmology, dermatology, dentistry, neurology, and oncology/radiation oncology with linear accelerator. The two-story 11,000 square foot practice is completely remodeled and boasts all the imaginable bells and whistles. The hospital fosters a relaxed and collegial atmosphere with a large support staff including registered veterinary technicians and VTS boarded technicians.

The spacious facility at VCA OCVS meets the needs of all of its specialists with two surgical suites, a large treatment and triage room, digital radiology and 64 Slice Helical CT, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, endoscopy, 6 examination rooms, a newly remodeled lobby and conference area. We are equipped to provide high quality intensive care and monitoring. Supportive care capabilities include mechanical ventilation, oxygen therapy (Snyder cages and nasal oxygen), transfusion therapy, advanced fluid support/fluid therapy. Intensive care monitoring capabilities include continuous telemetry, pulse oximetry, capnography, CVP monitoring, direct and indirect blood pressure monitoring. We offer extensive in-house laboratory capabilities such as co-oximetry, TEG, blood gas and electrolytes (Nova and i-STAT),CBC, coagulation profiles and chemistry profiles.

In addition to the opportunity to work in an established multi-specialty practice, the position at VCA OCVS offers the opportunity to live in one of the loveliest regions in the country. Amazing beaches are a short 20 minute drive to the west while the mountains, skiing and desert are a 1-2 hour drive to the east. VCA OCVS is situated between Los Angeles and San Diego with numerous activities and areas to explore. Get in the car and soon enough you'll be in LA with its big city culture or avoid the car altogether and enjoy the open space and outdoor activities that the OC has to offer.

Below is a video link which will give you a little more information about our hospital and services.

View hospital video here .

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

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. Talent Acquisition Partner, Specialty 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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