Customize your Veterinary Career - Flexi-time Associate Veterinarian
Lodi Veterinary Hospital
Location: Lodi, California
Type: Part Time
Salary: $80-$100/hr experience dep.
Alternatively, Production-based pay
DVM or equivalent
Want to be excited to come to work? Want to choose the shifts you work? Want to put more LIFE into your work life balance?
We are a growth-minded, independent, client-focused companion animal veterinary practice with the team, equipment and resources in place to allow you to thrive. Let’s grow together!
We have 2 established sister practices 10 miles apart, in Lodi and Lockeford, CA.
This is a unique, tailor-made position specifically designed to YOUR specifications.
Pay: Hourly pay preferred. Focus on patient care, not revenue generation! Alternatively, production-based pay.
Shifts: Work a minimum 5 days every 2 weeks. As long as they are scheduled in advance YOU PICK the days and hours you work!!
Work from home: Option to work at least 1 shift a month from-home!
Think of this as a relief-type position with the full suite of benefits that come with being an employee!
We prioritize and invest in the wellbeing of our team members. If you don't look forward to coming into work, what's the point? We will proactively find ways for you to do more of what you enjoy and less (or none!) of what you don't.
We provide a positive, motivational, supportive work environment for our staff. We are a family. We encourage continuing education for both professional and personal growth, health and wellbeing. This creates an environment where we are excited to come to work, dedicated to our mission, and set up to succeed.
We are a team of veterinary professionals, who practice with integrity. We maintain honesty and transparency in everything we do and for this, our clients trust and respect us.
We have a support staff of exceptionally efficient, fun and capable animal lovers. Clinical Co-ordinator, RVT’s (9), VA's (9) and CSR's (12) that allow our doctors to focus on what they love and are good at. Our Practice Managers (2) are the cheerleaders of our team. Their primary focus is preventing drama, solving problems and being the biggest supporter of our work family.
Our team of Doctor's are experienced, collaborative and supportive. We don't take ourselves too seriously, we love what we do and we are all continually learning from each other.
Dr Hayden Webster is a 2006 Massey University (New Zealand) grad. His wife, Alicia is a 2008 Western University grad and they have 3 little boys that keep them busy.
Dr Elisabeth Klapstein is a 1997 University of Florida grad.
Dr Deborah Cousyn is a 1984 UC Davis grad.
Dr Jennifer Yee is a 1999 OSU grad.
Dr Casey Gregory is a 2008 Georgia Bulldog. His wife and son are his support crew for when he's running marathons or cycling across states.
Dr Rebecca Eaton is a 1988 UC Davis grad. She is a retired equestrian who still loves spending time with her horses.
Dr Louise Castelanelli is a 1977 UC Davis grad. She was a dairy vet in Oregno for many years. She loves to travel and spend time with her family.
We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards, exceeding best practice guidelines and providing comprehensive care with excellence. We spend time with our clients to ensure they can make informed decisions. We are busy, productive and have an unmatched local reputation.
Generally we work 8-5.30pm (M-F). First appointment is 8.00 and last appointment is 4.30pm. The hospital is locked up and dark by 5.30pm. No really! Go be with your family/friends/pets! Need different hours? No problem.
We have 2 hour unscheduled lunch breaks. No really! Take your lunch and/or catch up on records. We don't take walk-ins. Most appointments are 30mins, some routines are 20mins.
Have a special interest that you want to develop? We would love to expand into Exotics; Rehabilitation and Eastern Medicine. Let’s get you trained and collect the tools you need and set it up!
Lodi is a community of 60,000. We are 30 minutes south of Sacramento and an hour from the Bay Area but we are also in the heart of wine, cherry and almond country. Live in town, commute from the city or buy an orchard or horse property and live the country life. Tahoe, Yosemite, Napa and San Francisco are all an easy day trip away! World class hiking, camping, fishing/boating, skiing is on your back doorstep!
Bring your skills, passion and bright personality to our corner of sunny northern CA!
Compensation and Benefits Package:
Competetive Hourly Wage - We pay an extremely competitive fair and negotiable hourly rate for the hours you work. Simple. Focus on excellent client and patient care. Period.
You pick min. 5 shifts every 2 weeks
Work-from-home shifts available
No emergency or after-hours
Health and Life Insurance
401k with 4% match
5 weeks paid vacation
2 weeks PAID MATERNITY LEAVE
3 days paid CE time off
Uniform allowance; Paid Dues and licenses
What are we looking for?
Contribute to the positive culture of our practice
Build relationships with our clients
Communicate effectively and help continue the growth of our practice.
We are looking for someone, first and foremost that will exceed our client’s expectations and treat staff the way they deserve to be treated.
New Grads or experienced doctors welcome.
Come to work excited to be there with a positive attitude and lead by example
Ready to upgrade your work environment and be excited to go to work again? Lets share a meal and find out how we can help!
Our hospital strives to provide exceptional veterinary care to the companion animals of the central valley and foothills surrounding the Lodi, Lockeford and surrounding communities.
We strive to consistently exceed client expectations, with no exceptions. We do this by providing outstanding service to our clients through:
Focused client education
Compassion for the patient as though they were our own.
By doing this, we ensure the highest level of trust with our clients.
We provide a positive, motivational, family-like work environment for our staff encouraging continuing education and professional and personal growth. That creates an environment where we are excited to come to work and are dedicated to our mission.