VCA Burrstone Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our tenured DVM team in New Hartford, New York.
Burrstone Animal Hospital has a highly dedicated experienced staff that fully support all of their doctors. We perform surgical procedures 5 days a week. Open 6 days/week, no on-call hours, schedule includes 4 days/week (Mon-Fri) with a rotating half day on Saturday. There are 2 twenty-four hour emergency clinics within an hours' drive, and Cornell University is within 2 hours of driving.
Our hospital features a unique combination of the latest in technologies from digital radiography, ultrasound, laser therapy, and yet we maintain a "family-style" feel with our clients. With a comprehensive in-house laboratory at our disposal- and same day Antech Laboratory results- our staff is committed to the care of each pet and client who walks in through our doors- often greeting them by name and forming relationships that go beyond just a vaccine schedule.
The immediate area supports a wide variety of shopping centers as well as many of the "big city" amenities without the crowded big city feel. Locally, there is the AZA accredited Utica Zoo, the historic Stanley Theater which features Broadway shows throughout the season, a regional fine arts school and art museum which offers art classes and workshops to all ages, and a myriad of unique cafes, bake shops, and breweries.
We are located at the foothills of the Adirondack mountains and our local New Hartford Schools are ranked some of the highest in the country. We are an hour from Syracuse and 1.5 hours from Albany, both large cities! We have a professional hockey team (The Utica Comets), several community colleges as well as our private university, Utica College, many community events including the Boilermaker road race (where runners come from all over the world to participate), the Stanley Theater which provides off Broadway plays, as well as some of the best Italian restaurants in the country!
In just a short drive, you can be hiking through the Adirondacks, boating on Delta Lake, or enjoying a fun carnival day at Sylvan Beach.
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 & Well-being
Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)
401k retirement savings plan with company match
Health/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services
Paid parental, vacation and sick leave
Continuing Education Allowance and paid Continuing Education Days
WOOF University - offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff
VCA Academy's Mentorship Program - participate as a mentee or mentor in a GP or ER setting
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 disability insurance
Access to a network of 5,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists
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