Veterinarian - Sign On Bonus, Relocation Assistance & Future Ownership Options

Location East Los Angeles
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 120,000 - 160,000
Contact name: Maeve Cummins
Contact email:
Job ref: MC027
Published: 9 days ago

​Join a well-established, progressive, and fast-paced small animal practice in East Los Angeles, California, typically staffed with one full-time veterinarian and additional on-call veterinarians as needed. This practice offers comprehensive care to its patients, including Preventative Care, Surgery, Urgent Care, In-House Diagnostics, Digital Full Body Radiology, Ultrasonography, and Medical and Vacation Boarding.

Community Highlights: East Los Angeles is known for its hot-summer Mediterranean climate and is part of the Los Angeles and Montebello districts. Families can choose from one of the largest school districts in the country with excellent magnet and charter school options, or commute from neighboring cities with award-winning public schools. This area is ideal for raising a family, with the office located within an hour's drive to beaches, hiking trails, and several Los Angeles-based theme parks (Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios, and Magic Mountain). In winter, East Los Angeles is two hours from the Big Bear skiing community. Alternatively, professionals can live minutes from the office in the rapidly developing downtown corridor and enjoy attractions like Disney Hall, the Broad Museum, and the Staples Center.

Job Description: The practice is seeking a Full-Time Veterinarian who is a compassionate team player and strong communicator, proficient in general medicine and surgery. Experience is preferred, but new graduates seeking mentorship are encouraged to apply.


  • Provide comprehensive veterinary care.

  • Perform surgeries and medical procedures.

  • Communicate effectively with clients and team members.

  • Maintain detailed and accurate medical records.


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.

  • Current DEA License or ability to obtain upon hire.

  • Active Veterinary State License.

  • USDA Accreditation or ability to obtain upon hire.


  • Flexible Scheduling.

  • Comprehensive Benefits (paid vacation/sick time/holidays, health, dental, vision, liability, 401K, life & supplemental insurance, employee assistance program, and personal pet care discounts).

  • Future Ownership Opportunities.

  • Competitive Compensation ranging from $120,000 to $160,000 per year.

  • DVM Mentor Network.

  • Paid Continuing Education Allowance & Professional Dues.

  • Sign-On Bonus, Relocation Assistance, Student Loan Assistance, and Future Ownership Options.

Special Working Conditions:

  • Ability to sit or stand and work at a computer for long periods.

  • Confidence around animals (e.g., dogs, cats, birds, reptiles).

  • May require more than 40 hours per week, including weekends, evenings, and/or holidays.

  • Mental capacity for reasoning, remembering, mathematics, and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking English).

  • Moderately high noise level; ear plugs available upon request.

  • Sufficient ambulatory skills for required duties.

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb, and manipulate up to 50 pounds.

  • Good hand-eye coordination, dexterity, and visual acuity.

  • Exposure to a variety of animals that may bite, kick, or scratch, and occasionally to anesthesia, radiation, biological or zoonotic hazards, and medication/controlled substances.

This job description provides an overview of the role and requirements for a Full-Time Veterinarian at a small animal practice in East Los Angeles, written in the third person.

​If you would like to explore this opportunity email Maeve at Or submit your CV to apply!

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