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At The Animal Doctor, we are known for serving our patients and clients with compassion, empathy and integrity. We are always looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are eager to help us continue providing the best care and service to our patients and clients.

If you believe your values match those of our practice and you would like to be part of an outstanding team, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Michaela Otani, Hospital Manager.

Veterinarian - Ventura, CA

The Animal Doctor

About the Role

Join Our Team as a Part-Time Veterinarian and Discover Coastal Living in Ventura, California!


The Animal Doctor Veterinary Hospital is located in Ventura, California, on the coast overlooking the ocean.
It really is a little gem of a coastal town! The surrounding communities of Oxnard, Port Hueneme,
Camarillo, Moorpark, Santa Paula, Fillmore, Ojai &Thousand Oaks are all part of our little corner & add lots
of cultural, housing, restaurant, & outdoor activity opportunities. Coastal fun includes quiet & safe beaches
for families & kids, surfing, harbor cruises, whale watching, fishing, beach-adjacent boardwalks, piers &
harbors for cruising & sunsets!


We are proud of our longstanding AAHA accreditation & commitment to providing exceptional veterinary
care! Our hospital is equipped with dental digital radiography, digital radiography (we send out our
radiographic studies for board-certified review), Mindray ultrasound machine, Idexx
CBC/Chem/Electrolyte/PT/PTT/T4 machines for in-house urgent care, anesthetic monitoring: ECG,
Doppler, CO2, Oxygen, Vetcorder (very cool little monitoring device!), Hot Dog warming blankets, IV fluid
pumps including syringe pump. Our cages are heated & we have two wet tables in treatment for
treatments/dental procedures. We have a dedicated surgery, isolation, three exam rooms, pharmacy, lab,
small kitchen area, & beautiful outdoor enclosed patio for staff & clients. We get lots of compliments on
our beautiful hospital. It's very peaceful & serene, not very "clinical." Our staff is AMAZING. They do it all.
They are lovely people, great with our patients & their people & each other. We have a 3+ staff-to-doctor
ratio so you can stay busy being a doctor, & our hospital manager keeps our working environment in tip-top shape. Our clients are wonderful.


We are looking for an associate to help us continue to grow the practice & provide top-notch service &
medical care for our patients. Our practice philosophy & style is to offer each of our patients no less
than what we do for our own loved ones and kids. Do you have a special interest or experience in
exotic pets? We see rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats & mice, turtles & lizards! We have two excellent
specialty hospitals in Ventura & many others close by that we have excellent relationships with for
consultation, referral of tough cases, or those requiring intensive care.


Our new associate will work Monday, Thursday, & Friday. You will be working those days with another
experienced veterinarian for collaboration & collegiality. Monthly staff meetings are required on Tuesday
mornings. Newer graduates are welcomed with a minimum requirement of 1+ years of experience. A great
benefit you receive through our practice is access to Slack group discussions to review cases, make
valuable connections, and receive expert advice. We also have a practice membership to Veterinary
Information Network, & access to monthly free CE that is geared towards newer graduates, but wonderful
reviews & updates for seasoned clinicians!


We offer the following salary & benefits:

  • Annual salary of $100,000-135,000, experience-based.
  • Generous sign-on bonus to assist with relocation.
  • Paid vacation of 40 hours.
  • PLIT coverage.
  • 401 K match.
  • Continuing education allowance is $1250.00 annually.
  • Discounted products & services.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides tools & support for financial planning, legal services, mental health, & work-life balance.

We look forward to introducing you to our practice & welcoming you to our team, patients, & clients! To
apply, please send your resume to Dr. Wilson at animaldoctorventura@yourvetdoc.com.


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