Associate Veterinarian

Bernardo Heights Veterinary Hospital - San Diego, CA


Seeking Associate Veterinarian for growing, high quality medicine and surgery AAHA accredited hospital. Non-corporate owned (owner/veterinarian owned) hospital. We are a fast paced, busy and growing hospital, 30 minute appointments, with highly trained and highly utilized staff. We have five licensed veterinary technicians on staff, which means your time will be spent doing doctor tasks and you may focus on client and patient relationships, follow ups, surgery, medicine, etc. We support continued growth, so an area of particular interest for the right candidate would be supported financially and otherwise. We offer many services above a typical general practice and as such perform many services more typical of a specialty hospital - high volume of orthopedic surgeries done by a board certified surgeon, in house abdomen ultrasounds, in house echocardiograms, stem cell therapy, and in house highly technical soft tissue surgeries (including splenectomies, cystotomies, entropion repairs, prolapsed nictitans gland tuck, liver biopsies, perineal urethrostomies, prescrotal urethrostomies, to name only a few). Our high end ultrasound machine would offer you, if interested, the ability to learn and perform abdomen ultrasounds, echocardiograms, and abdominal organ sampling. And this being just one example of one possible area of professional growth offered to the right candidate. We have highly proficient dental technicians trained by local dental specialists offering high quality dentals including everything but root canals. Furthermore, and very importantly, the work environment is excellent - happy doctor/boss and staff with a healthy and productive workplace, and smart and compliant clients who are also a pleasure to work with overall. Come grow with us as we evolve into an alternative to speciality hospitals.

Benefits include health insurance, dental, vision, paid time off, continuing education allowance, etc. Base pay plus production bonus would be considered. Hard working and productive doctors will be compensated well and our clientele allows for your efforts to be rewarded well.

Job Type: Full-time


  • California Veterinary Medical License (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction