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Associate and Urgent Care Veterinarian Opportunity **9 DVM Practice, Sign on Bonus & Monthly production bonus with no negative accrual** Lake Charles, Louisiana LA - Ref: CA30129

Job Role

Associate Veterinarian

Job Type



Lake Charles

Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana

Type: Full Time

My clients animal hospital is seeking experienced associate veterinarians, new graduates, and urgent care veterinarians to join their team in Lake Charles, LA. This well-established small animal practice offers an exceptional environment for learning and professional growth.

The hospital has been providing top-notch small animal veterinary care since 1959. The hospital is known for its commitment to the highest standards of veterinary medicine and a supportive, mentorship-focused environment. The practice is fully equipped with advanced diagnostic and treatment tools, including:

  • Complete in-house CBC/Chem, urinalysis, and PT/PTT

  • Digital dental radiography and whole body radiography

  • Full surgery suites and dental suites

  • Ultrasound, laser, endoscopy, abdominal ultrasounds, soft tissue surgeries, new scope,      echoes

  • In-house blood bank and ultrasound suite

  • Access to a boarded surgeon and specialists

They ride themselves on its strong mentorship culture, supporting both new graduates and experienced veterinarians. The team consists of nine doctors and a robust support staff, with a 2.5 DVM to technician ratio.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Holds a Louisiana Veterinary License in good standing

  • Exhibits a passion for continual learning and teamwork

  • Preferred schedule for GP position: 4 days a week, and every 3rd Saturday

  • Preferred schedule for Urgent Care: Saturdays (no Sundays) Noon-8pm, with additional      GP days to account for full-time

What We Offer:

  • Competitive annual base salary

  • Monthly production bonus with no negative accrual

  • Signing bonus

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Competitive paid time off

  • Company-paid wellness programs and support

  • Paid continuing education with dedicated days off to attend

  • 401k with employer match

  • Comprehensive leadership training program

  • Structured mentorship program

  • Paid parental leave

  • Company-paid license fees and professional dues

  • Voluntary life/AD&D insurance

  • Access  to a network for clinic use and professional growth

  • Flexible schedule

  • Relocation assistance available


Lake Charles offers a blend of southern hospitality, excellent fishing and hunting experiences, and a variety of water activities including fresh/saltwater fishing, kayaking, and boating. The area is also known for its fresh seafood, Las Vegas-style casinos, state parks, white-sand inland beaches, breweries, and more. Lake Charles is conveniently located about 2 hours from Baton Rouge and Houston, and near the Gulf of Mexico.

If you are interested in this role and would like to hear more about this opportunity, please call me on +1 646 569 9200 or email your resume to

We have plenty of other roles here at JHP, so if this opportunity is not exactly what you are looking for, please email me on to arrange a confidential chat to discuss other options.

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