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At Polk Street Animal Hospital, we are known for serving our patients and clients with compassion, empathy and integrity. We are always looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are eager to help us continue providing the best care and service to our patients and clients.

If you believe your values match those of our practice and you would like to be part of an outstanding team, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Shelly Turcotte, Hospital Manager.

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Veterinarian - San Francisco, CA

Polk Street Animal Hospital

About the Role

Associate Veterinarian (VetCor Professional Practices, LLC; San Francisco, CA): Duties and responsibilities: The
Associate Veterinarian will provide patient care, including wellness-vaccinations and deworming, nutrition,
internal medicine, surgery, emergency and critical care, ultrasound, X-rays, and clinical pathology, for horses,
dogs, cats, and other pets and farm animals, in the clinic as well as in the field. Specific job responsibilities
include: Performing routine animal check-ups and preventative medicine on canine, feline, avian, and exotic pet
patients; Conducting detailed daily evaluations of animal disease diagnoses and treatment, encompassing all
organ systems from skin to musculoskeletal; Cultivating relationships with clients and their pets by gathering
information and listening to, and empathizing with, their concerns; Prioritizing traumatic injuries and serious
illnesses to ensure that all animals receive time-sensitive care; Educating clients on the importance of
vaccinations, heart worm treatments, flea and tick treatments, and other aspects of preventive care; Performing
and/or assisting with surgical procedures (such as spaying and neutering) and dentistry; Training new veterinary
technicians/assistants and other members of the support team; Physically examining and treating animals;
Diagnosing and treating animals for medical conditions; Treating and dressing wounds; Performing and running
diagnostic tests; Adhering to the practice’s vaccination protocol; Operating medical equipment, such as x-ray
machines; Providing geriatric care for older pets; Educating clients on general care, medical conditions, and
treatments for their pets; Prescribing medication; Performing humane euthanasia on patients; and Staying
current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
Minimum requirements: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree (DVM) or foreign equivalent.
Must have: Must have License from the California State Veterinary Medical Board; Must have passed North
American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE).
Salary: $125,000 to $145,000 per year
Apply online at or send resume to: Erin Rojas, Human Resources
Director, VetCor Professional Practices, LLC, 141 Longwater Drive, Ste. 108, Norwell, Massachusetts 02061.
Ref: 00055449. An EOE.


Polk Street Animal Hospital