Associate Veterinarian


Position Overview

Are you looking to practice high-quality medicine at an AAHA accredited hospital? Do you strive for excellence—going above and beyond for your patients? Are you excited at the opportunity to have flexible scheduling and not work nights and holidays? Awesome! Submit your application and our team will reach out to you to share more details about our amazing opportunity!

Practice Overview

At Terra Linda Veterinary Hospital, we have been serving our local community for over 60 years. We are proud to be privately owned, with our local leadership in place for the last 20 years. We have a unique opportunity to serve families with multiple generations of pets. We place an emphasis on educating our clients and providing transparent treatment costs. Our team strives to go above and beyond for our patients, we are committed to practicing high-quality medicine without corporate boundaries. At Terra Linda, we don’t only go above and beyond for our patients, we take pride in the training and development of our staff. Our small family has recently renewed our AAHA accreditation, and we couldn’t be more excited to accomplish this together. Join our team of All-Stars if you are ready to make a difference in our community!

What You’ll Be Working On

  • Build and maintain client relationships.
  • Diagnose, treat and manage a variety of small animal cases.
  • Perform general wellness exams and surgeries.
  • Maintain a high level of client communication and patient care.
  • Guide and utilize exceptional support staff.
  • Maintain a positive work environment and promote teamwork.


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited program is required.
  • Be licensed or able to be licensed in the state of California.
  • General medicine experience required.
  • Minimum of two years of experience preferred.
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and continuous learning.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work up cases.
  • Good Producer.
  • Leadership Skills.
  • Willingness to participate in staff development.
  • Positive Can-Do attitude.

What’s In It For You

  • Highly competitive compensation package
  • No on-call or emergency hours!
  • Flexible Schedule
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance
  • Housing Assistance
  • Opportunity for partnership or ownership in the future!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $120,000.00 – $180,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Employee Discount
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional development assistance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend Availability

Ability to commute/relocate

  • San Rafael, CA 94903: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Doctorate (Preferred)


  • California Veterinary License (Required)

Willingness to travel

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location

  • One location

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