Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Job Title:  Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Location:  Thousand Palms, CA

Salary Range: DOE

Full Time or Part Time:  Full-time or Part-time

Job Description:


  • Provide daily, primary veterinarian services for small animals (dogs and cats) commensurate with the State of California and State Humane Association of California guidelines. Responsibilities include performing medical examinations, diagnostics, veterinary medicine procedures, testing and surgeries.
  • Communicate effectively and clearly while providing pet ownership counseling and explaining veterinary medical procedures to clients.
  • Supervise and guide veterinary clinical technicians and staff in the rendering of veterinary medical procedures and surgeries.
  • Keep accurate and complete records of medical care rendered to animals in compliance with State of California record keeping and reporting requirement. Adhere and preserve the confidentiality of records and information.



Education:  Must possess a California license to practice veterinary medicine, a DEA license or the ability to obtain one, and APHIS certification. Newly graduating DMVs encouraged to apply.

Licensing: A DEA license or the ability to obtain one, and APHIS certification.


  • Working knowledge of veterinary clinic procedures and practices
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Team player: Our ideal candidate will be committed to partnering with our great support staff to provide exceptional veterinary services.

Working knowledge of computers, preferably knowledge MS Office suite. Knowledge of ImproMed Software a plus

Animal Samaritan offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental and Visions options
  • Retirement Plan – Simple IRA with discretionary match
  • Paid time off including; holidays, vacation, sick and personal days
  • Discount on veterinary services
  • Employee recognition awards
  • Payment of Veterinary license and AVA license renewal fee
  • Omissions & errors insurance (general liability coverage)
  • Stipend for conference training

How to Apply:

Interested candidates please contact Bill Rielly, Human Resources Specialist, 760-601-3758.

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