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Emergency Veterinarian

We are looking for a passionate Associate Emergency Veterinarian with a deep appreciation and commitment to veterinary medicine to join our team. At Standiford Veterinary Center, we are dedicated to improving the lives of the pets and people we serve. Enjoy a work-life balance where you can take pride in the medicine you practice and enjoy where you live. We are close to Yosemite and Sierra Nevada for your outdoor activities, or the Bay Area without the cost of city living. Not ready to relocate? Enjoy the option to fly in for a set number of shifts with housing and travel covered.

Essential Responsibilities & Functions

  • Dedication to providing patients with a high level of veterinary care while utilizing the latest advances in diagnostics.
  • Opportunity for surgical case management from OR to post-op.
  • Triage traumatic injuries and serious illnesses to ensure that all animals receive time-sensitive care.
  • A client service mindset with desire and ability to bring, build, and retain a strong client base.
  • Enthusiasm about giving back to and building relationships with the local community.
  • The ability to champion the practice’s objectives and values and inspire others.
  • Follow the established policies and procedures that govern the normal operation of the hospital.
  • Dedication to efficiently handling caseloads and maintaining accurate records using SOAP templates for treatment plans and recommendations.
  • Promote a collaborative working environment and encourage the value of teamwork.


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree.
  • State Veterinary Board License in good standing.

Benefits and Perks

  • Short Term Disability paid for by employer
  • Complimentary Life Insurance $25,000; with options to purchase additional voluntary benefits for self or family
  • Company Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401K with 100% company match up to 3% and 50% company match up to 5%, eligible after 6 months of employment
  • Kaiser/United Healthcare Insurance Plans with multiple options
  • Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account options
  • United Healthcare Dental Insurance; includes a 100% paid premium option for team members
  • United Healthcare Vision Insurance options
  • Long Term Disability options
  • Progyny-Fertility and Family Building Support (up to $10,000)
  • Generous Continuing Education Program
  • Team Member Discounts for Pet Care
  • Paid PTO
  • AVMA Professional Liability Insurance (PLIT) provided
  • VIN provided
  • Reimbursement for: state Veterinary License / DEA License / state VMA Dues / AVMA Dues/ +/-specialty dues
  • Master accounts with online publishers: Sage, Wiley, Elsevier

It is the mission of Standiford Veterinary Center to practice veterinary medicine with extreme focus and care. Every team member of Standiford Veterinary Center recognizes the unique bond that exists between a pet and its owner, in every situation.

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