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Associate Veterinarian Needed ** $100,000 sign on bonus** - Bastrop, Louisiana LA - Ref: CA30009

Job Role

Associate Veterinarian

Job Type




My clients animal hospital has been proudly serving Northeast Louisiana since 1978, providing compassionate veterinary care for both small and large animals. The hospital prides itself on its highly skilled and trained team, dedicated to delivering the highest standard of care while embodying southern hospitality. Individuals who value teamwork, compassion, and dependability are encouraged to consider joining this esteemed team.

Position: Veterinarian (Mixed Animal and Small Animal positions available)


  • Develop strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and preferences.

  • Perform physical examinations and a range of diagnostic, medical, surgical, and dental procedures with a focus on minimizing patient stress and discomfort.

  • Communicate examination findings and diagnoses to clients, offering treatment plans and educating on preventative healthcare.

  • Maintain accurate medical records and assist colleagues in patient follow-up and management.

  • Stay updated with advancements in veterinary medicine through Continuing Education meetings.

  • Contribute to the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure exceptional care and client service.

  • Act as a positive representative of the hospital within the professional community and to the public.

  • Treat every client and patient with care and empathy, embodying the commitment to excellence and ethical standards.


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university.

  • Licensure in good standing to practice in Louisiana.

  • Professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly attitude.

  • Ability to make decisions and communicate effectively within a team environment.

  • Compassion and respect for clients and their pets.

  • Proficiency in surgery is a plus.


This hospital offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to support personal and professional growth, including:

  • Industry-Leading PTO Program

  • $100,000 Sign on Bonus 

  • High Producers Bonus

  • Maternity Leave with full pay

  • Doctor Mentorship Program

  • Dental Academy for specialty skills development

  • Flexible Compensation Structure

  • 401(k) with generous matching

  • Continuing Education Allowance

  • Lead DVM positions and growth opportunities available

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this role and would like to hear more about this opportunity, please do give me a call 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 do email me on to arrange a confidential chat to discuss other options.

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