Apr 08, 2021

Veterinarian DVM- Eligible for Up to $20k Sign-On for a limited time/Relocation Assistance Offered

  • Petco
  • Providence, RI, USA
Full time Veterinarian

Job Description

Are you a veterinarian that enjoys practicing autonomous, high quality medicine? Are you someone that would thrive in a role where you will provide excellent patient and client service? Does the idea of fostering a collaborative team culture sound fun to you? If so, then we want to hear from you!

Petco is seeking companion animal veterinarians for our new full-service Vetco Total Care hospital locations in Delaware & Rhode Island. These general practice hospitals are located inside of our Petco stores in Middletown, DE & Smithfield and Providence, RI. These veterinarian positions are patient-focused roles: no management or supervisory duties!

Hospital Medical Leader: Are you looking for career growth? We are seeking Hospital Medical Leaders in Smithfield, RI and Saugus, MA to lead the hospital veterinary team in providing excellent veterinary care!

Exotic Veterinarian: Do you enjoy working with exotic patients? We also have roles in our Northeast hospitals for veterinarians interested in patient caseload of 25% exotic and 75% companion animal (dogs/cats) while growing the exotic caseload for the practice.

  • Work-Life Balance (no emergency, on-calls or overnights)
  • Competitive Salary plus Bonus
  • Medical, Dental and Vision and 401k with Match
  • Open Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Signing Bonus Eligible (up to $20k)
  • $3,500 Annual Discretionary Stipend (licenses, CE, memberships)
  • Paid DEA license
  • Petco Store and Hospital Discounts

Practice in a State-of-the-Art Hospital:

  • 4 exam rooms and large treatment area
  • Surgical suite
  • X-ray suite
  • Digital Dental X-ray
  • In-house lab and diagnostics

Patient-Focused Job Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Perform routine and complex surgical procedures including (but not limited): spays/neuters, abdominal exploratory and mass removals.

• Perform routine and complex dental procedures including full dental examination,

evaluation of dental radiographs, as well as simple and complex extractions and oral surgical procedures

• Develop treatment plans for patients undergoing day hospitalization based on complete problem-based assessment. Transition patients to overnight care as needed and communicate effectively with referral hospitals in order to ensure continuity of patient care

Requirements and Licensure

• Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school or its equivalent

• Active licensure as a veterinarian without contingencies in the state in which the hospital is located or ability to obtain by state date

• Current DEA license

• Current Controlled Substance License, if applicable, in state in which the hospital is located or ability to obtain by start date

• USDA Category I Accreditation or completion within two months of hire date

• Must be comfortable performing anesthesia and routine surgeries including but not limited to: canine and feline spays, neuters, mass removals and dentals

Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification.

If interested in learning more, email: Lindsay.Cropper@petco.com or call/text: 858-692-8904


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