Come to work in Montana! Patient care is our priority and pets are our passion. VCA Amherst Animal Hospital is a full service, AAHA accredited practice is looking for an Associate Veterinarian that shares our passion for pets to join our team. We are located in beautiful southwest Montana between Glacier National Park and Yellowstone Park. Butte is in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. The Continental Divide is within minutes of our clinic with access to the nationally acclaimed Continental Divide Trail. We have world class mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing, hiking and camping just a short drive away. We have many blue ribbon lakes, rivers and streams nearby offering some of the best fishing in the northwest. Our vibrant community has a rich and colorful history.
Why are we different from other veterinary hospitals?
We are AAHA-Accredited
We have 5 veterinarians on staff with over 90 years of experience
We have a large support staff for our veterinarians with 12 technicians and assistants
We have a large, loyal client base. Many families have been coming to us for 3 generations
We have been serving the pets of southwest Montana for over 30 years
We are dedicated to giving back to our community that supports us
We place an emphasis on staff education by providing an educational based environment
We are looking for an associate to join our current medical staff of four veterinarians. The doctors rotate between patient receiving and surgery. Besides routine surgeries and dental prophylaxis, we do many soft tissue surgeries and orthopedic procedures. For orthopedic cases, we utilize external fixators, bone plates, IM pins, and TPLO plating. We do endoscopy, as well as ultrasonography. After hours emergency care is provided to our clients. The doctors share the on-call duty, averaging one night of call per week and one weekend of call per month.
As a member of the VCA family, 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
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
Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets
100% paid professional liability coverage
100% paid life insurance
100% paid short-term and long-term disability insurance
Access to a collaborative network of 6,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists
Internal Number: R-42528
About VCA Animal Hospitals
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.