Medical Director

VCA Antech, Inc. Rosemont , CA 95826

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

VCA La Riviera Animal Medical Center is seeking an experienced Veterinarian as Medical Director to lead our progressive, 4-doctor small animal practice in Sacramento, California. This is an outstanding opportunity to continue practicing medicine while establishing the direction and medical quality of the hospital like an owner would, but without the risks of ownership. Plus, you'll have the solid backing of experts in Operations, Marketing, Human Resources, Payroll, and more, to help you succeed.

At VCA La Riviera AMC, we provide primary care, surgery, and dental services for a community of more than 500,000-all with a personal touch. We see dogs, and cats with a variety of healthy and sick cases. Our experienced and knowledgeable team members are fully trained on the latest veterinary medicine and procedures, ensuring that our patients receive the best veterinary care in the industry.


  • Our well-appointed hospital includes 4 exam rooms, 1 treatment area, and a surgery suite.

  • In-house laboratory capabilities include Chemistries, Electrolytes, u/a's, Felv/FIV, Parvo, Idexx Pancreatitis Snap tests, and cytology. We use Antech laboratories for all other diagnostics.

  • We have an in house ultrasound and digital radiograph technology with a viewing station to review radiographs with owners as well as the opportunity to send out all of our digital radiographs to a Board Certified Radiologist for an expert opinion.

  • Digital Dental radiographs as part of every dental procedure as well as highly skilled dental RVTs

  • Surgical monitoring and support includes Cardell monitors including pulse ox and blood pressure monitoring.

  • Electronic Medical Records with computers in every exam room

  • A loyal clientele that care for their animals

  • Complete pharmacy -large inventory of established pharmaceuticals as well as many of the latest developments

  • Strong focus on client education.

Sacramento is a wonderful city with lots of options based on lifestyle. It has an ideal year round climate with incredible outdoor opportunities including hiking, mountain biking, water sports, skiing, wine tasting, and camping. It is only an hour and a half drive from San Francisco, Lake Tahoe or Napa Valley with all their accompanying activities. There are many world-class restaurants, fun outdoor cafes, and art theatres to visit in Sacramento. How many places in the world can you have access to both the beach and mountains in less than a 2 hour drive?

  • Network of 4,500+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists

  • Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies in the U.S.

  • WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff

  • Robust Clinical Studies program

  • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

VCA adds value to your compensation package with the following:

  • Competitive salary plus bonus potential

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance

  • Generous CE allowance

  • Opportunity to teach and mentor

  • 401(k)

  • Life and Long Term Disability insurance

  • Professional Liability coverage.

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