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Associate Veterinarian Needed ** Sign on Bonus £50,000** New Graduates encouraged to apply** San Mateo, California CA - Ref: CA30147

Job Role

Associate Veterinarian

Job Type



San Mateo

My client is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join their talented team in San Mateo, California. The position offers a sign-on bonus of up to $50k with a two-year+ commitment for doctors with 2+ years of experience.


  • Open to current veterinary students, new graduates, and experienced veterinarians.

  • Newly graduated veterinarians and current students will receive individualized support through a 6-month mentorship program.

Hospital Features

  • Centrally located in beautiful San Mateo.

  • Minutes away from a bustling downtown area with restaurants and unique boutique shopping.

  • Easily accessible by two major highways and within walking distance to the Cal Train station.

  • Equipped with state-of-the-art digital radiographic equipment, digital dental x-ray imaging, and full in-house blood diagnostics.

  • Offers boarding services.

  • Staff includes two full-time RVTs, three experienced veterinary assistants, and three highly skilled receptionists.

  • Primarily a canine and feline practice but open to seeing various furry, scaly, or feathered animals.

  • Diverse and dedicated clientele committed to excellent patient care and client service.


  • Hours of operation: Monday through Friday 7 am to 6 pm, Saturday 8 am to 5 pm, closed on Sunday.

  • Work schedule: 4 ten-hour shifts with rotating Saturdays.

Location Benefits

  • San Mateo is a busy, diverse city centrally located in the Bay Area.

  • Fifteen miles north of San Francisco and 20 miles south of San Jose, California.

  • Surrounded by new residential and commercial developments.

  • Cost of living is comparable to the Bay Area.

  • Average household income is $125,000/year.

  • Brand new condominium and apartment complexes within walking distance from the hospital.

  • Proximity to shopping, fine dining, waterfront trails, boating, sailing, windsurfing, and fishing.


Base Salary: $66,560 to $200k, based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials.

Sign-On Bonus: Up to $50k for qualified candidates.

Potential eligibility for other variable pay programs.

Health & Well-Being:

  • Innovative health and well-being resources (Headspace app, Fidelity financial wellness tool, mental health resources).

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match.

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance.

  • Infertility benefits and gender affirmation services.

  • Paid parental, vacation, and sick leave.

  • Student loan services for assessment and refinancing.

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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