VCA Dermatologist in Northboro, Massachusetts

Company Info: VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference laboratories in North America, with over 900 hospitals located in the U.S. states and Canada, and more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier dog daycare facilities.

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VCA Northboro Animal Hospital is a well-established, AAHA-accredited, multi-doctor practice in Northboro, Massachusetts.

VCA Northboro Animal Hospital is seeking a board-certified or residency-trained Dermatologist to join our collegial team of specialists and doctors at our well-established, AAHA-accredited practice in Northboro, Massachusetts—located just an hour outside of Boston. Signing bonus offered! This is an opportunity to practice at a successful and reputable VCA Hybrid hospital! In addition to our bustling Dermatology service, VCA Northboro has a board certified Surgeon and 7 General Practice Doctors. Our facility provides a dynamic working environment with a stellar support staff, including a skilled team of licensed and unlicensed technicians, dedicated technician assistants, attentive doctors’ assistants, and helpful client service representatives. Northborough is a beautiful historical town in Central Massachusetts. Enjoy all of what the area has to offer from lakes and streams to hiking and skiing not to mention it is close to all major routes and a quick one hour commute to Boston!

The Dermatologist—under the guidance of the Medical Director and with the support of the Regional Medical Director—carries out VCA’s promise to our clients: making their pet’s health our top priority and excellent service our goal. The Dermatologist educates clients and referring veterinarians on, advocates for, and strives to deliver the highest quality medical and surgical diagnostics, treatment, and preventative care to companion animals.

As a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Among the reasons to consider joining VCA are:

• Network of 3,800+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists. • Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies in the U.S. • WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff. • Robust Clinical Studies program. • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities.


• Establish a good rapport with referring veterinarians, including: timely professional and respectful communication; assistance in their professional growth and education through recommendations and interaction on referred and shared cases; ongoing development of a positive and professional working relationship; participation in Continuing Education involving the local referral community. • Assist in the development and training of the paraprofessional team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service. • Assist with marketing the services of the specialty practice through a variety of outreach programs, some of which include: making hospital visits to referring veterinarians, assisting with local CE meetings, answering all calls from referring veterinarians promptly, helping with production of hospital newsletters and case reports. • Assist with the training of interns and residents, under the guidance of the Medical Director. • Positively represent the hospital and VCA in the professional community and to the general public.


• A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university. • Residency training with board eligibility or certification in Veterinary Dermatology. • Ability to become licensed to practice in Massachusetts. • Professional comportment and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, friendly attitude.


• $20,000 signing bonus • Competitive salary plus bonus potential. • 2 or 3 work days per week • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance. • Generous CE allowance. • Opportunity to teach and mentor. • 401(k). • Life and Long Term Disability insurance • Professional Liability coverage.Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

Physical Demands: Work is generally performed in an office environment. Ability to sit for long periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).

VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!