Experienced Associate DVM - Surgery + Mentorship - California
Village Square Woodside Veterinary Hospital
Location: Redwood City, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: 6-figure base (DOE)
No negative accrual
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: Village Square Woodside
Village Square Woodside Veterinary Hospital, a 3-doctor small animal hospital based in Redwood City, CA, is searching for an Associate DVM. Doctors who have excellent surgical skills and enjoy serving as a mentor would be fantastic additions to our team.
Mentorship/training is a priority! We serve as the training facility for our sister location in Portola Valley. The staff at Woodside have been here for years and know the ins and outs of veterinary medicine
Our RVTs and technicians are well utilized. A large aspect of our culture is allowing our technicians to advance their skills and work up to their highest ability (including dental extractions)
We collaborate effortlessly. Between our two hospitals, our teams are interchangeable, and we’ve created a culture focused on learning, asking questions, and helping our wherever needed
We provide a range of services, from wellness exams and dental care to surgery, nutritional counseling, and more
This is a full-time, Monday-Friday role (4 or 5 days/week). We have dedicated surgery days and take technician appointments and drop offs, as needed. Our doctors primarily work from 9am-6pm and are provided flexible scheduling + ample PTO so they can truly vacation and have time to enjoy Southern California’s beauty. We’re also happy to accommodate NO weekend, on-call, or afterhour emergency responsibilities in this role.
Commitment to mentorship:
We’re searching for a DVM who has prior experience and enjoys mentorship (giving + receiving). Aside from collaborating with our 3 doctors, and the Portola Valley team, additional ways we'll provide mentorship and support your professional growth include:
Annual $2,500 CE allowance with days to attend
Guidance from a talented Medical Advisory Board
Structured mentorship program (for early career veterinarians or interested mentors)
Monthly DVM rounds with an internal medicine specialist
Dentistry training courtesy of a board-certified dental specialist
Our investment in YOU:
At Village Square Woodside, we don’t believe in negative accrual – medicine comes first. Our veterinarians can earn a six-figure base plus production!
Exciting bonus package
$1,000/month housing assistance (first 12 months)
Generous PTO with rollover
Paid parental leave/bonding time
NO on-call, weekend, or emergency hours
Medical, dental, and vision plans
Personal pet discounts
AVMA PLIT coverage
Professional development assistance
Paid licensing fees and membership dues
Charity donation to your favorite organization
Annual ski pass or National Park pass
Redwood City is large community located on the San Francisco Peninsula, about 25 miles from San Francisco and San Jose. The third largest city in the San Mateo County, Redwood City is home to a vibrant downtown, unique retail, entertainment, incredible restaurants, historic buildings, and a quick drive to Stanford University. It’s known for its great climate (255 sunny days/year) and is the center of a high-tech industry. Edgewood Park is a local favorite for views of the entire Bay Area and with a population of around 86,000, Redwood City is a small city, especially compared to its neighbor San Francisco.
If you’re a small animal doctor who loves surgery and is looking to join an incredible team, apply today!
Village Square Woodside proudly services Redwood City and the surrounding areas. Our three-doctor team is comprised of extremely talented animal lovers who provide friendly and compassionate service to our community’s dogs and cats. We are well-equipped to provide a wide range of services, fully utilize staff to their greatest potential, and encourage lifelong learning and career development. To get to know us better, visit www.vsvhwoodside.com.