Associate Veterinarian Jobs in North Carolina

Join our family at the Legacy Vet Group of the Carolinas. We deeply value your passion for animal care and veterinary medicine, recognizing how it truly makes a difference in our daily practice.

We’re searching for enthusiastic associates like you who are driven to enrich the lives of animals and their owners. Our collaborative team environment provides endless opportunities to learn and grow both professionally and personally.

At our state-of-the-art facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology, we assure that all needs of our veterinarians are taken care of while advancing veterinary care practices across North Carolina.

Come and be a part of creating a legacy in animal health!

Associate Veterinarian Functions

At Legacy Vet Group of the Carolinas, our Associate Veterinarians meet critical roles in providing unmatched veterinary care. Duties include performing surgical procedures, diagnosing medical conditions, prescribing medication and training Registered Veterinary Technicians.

Providing thorough advice on pet health matters is part and parcel of an associate vet’s job.

Another key element of the role lies in building strong client relationships through communication and trust-building. Providing efficient animal practice to uphold the animal hospital’s excellent facilities reputation is paramount.

Our team players ensure a culture of teamwork exists within internal career circles for all experienced veterinarians as they work hand-in-hand with veterinary technicians to promote optimal outcomes for our beloved pets.

Why Choose Legacy Vet Group

At Legacy Vet Group, we provide opportunities for growth and advancement, a supportive team and collaborative environment, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, a strong focus on continuing education and professional development, and a commitment to work-life balance.

Opportunities for Growth and Advancement

We foster growth and create endless avenues for career advancement. As an associate veterinarian, you’ll find various ways to elevate your career focused on personal and professional gain.

Our internal job programs aim to encourage those seeking more than mere employment- they propel passionate individuals into becoming skilled professionals.

Our team members’ potential is highlighted by aligning their talents with suitable roles in our vibrant organization. Experienced veterinarians, Registered Veterinary Technicians, and animal care attendants seize the opportunity to refine their skills while ascending to leadership roles.

This ethos of teamwork combined with a competitive wages across all levels sets us apart as an employer in veterinary medicine field.

Supportive Team and Collaborative Environment

We’re firm believers in strong bonds and shared support. Our environment thrives on collaboration, with experienced vets and registered vet technicians working side by side to provide the best possible animal care.

Each member of our team plays a crucial role in our practice, shaping us into a powerful collective that flourishes through cooperative efforts. By drawing from each other’s experiences, we continually enhance our capabilities in the field of animal medicine.

Our common commitment towards outstanding pet care unites us, fostering a collaborative yet nurturing atmosphere for individuals seeking to establish a fulfilling career in veterinary science here in North Carolina.

State-of-the-Art Facilities and Equipment

At our veterinary practice, we take pride in providing top-notch care for our patients. Our modern clinic is equipped with advanced technology like digital radiography and ultrasound machines.

Our veterinarians use these tools to accurately diagnose and treat a variety of medical conditions efficiently. We also have spacious treatment areas and comfortable recovery rooms to ensure the well-being and comfort of our animal patients during their stay with us.

With our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge equipment, we can deliver exceptional veterinary care that meets the evolving needs of our furry friends.

Strong Focus on Continuing Education and Professional Development

At our veterinary group, we prioritize the growth and development of our associate veterinarians. We know how crucial it is to stay updated with the latest advancements in animal medicine.

That’s why we place a strong emphasis on continuing education and professional development. Our team members have access to various educational opportunities such as conferences, workshops, and online courses.

We also provide financial support for advanced certifications or specialized training. By investing in our veterinarians’ knowledge and skills, we ensure that they can deliver exceptional care to our patients while staying at the forefront of their field.

Commitment to Work-Life Balance

At our veterinary group, we prioritize the well-being and happiness of our associate veterinarians. We understand that maintaining a healthy work-life balance is crucial for overall job satisfaction and personal fulfillment.

That’s why we are committed to providing our team with flexible schedules, allowing them to enjoy their personal lives outside of work. We believe that when veterinarians have time to recharge and pursue their passions outside of the clinic, they can bring their best selves to their veterinary practice, resulting in better patient care and client satisfaction.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary & Compensation

Associate doctors are paid:

  1. base salary and
  2. production-based salary

The base salary will vary between hospitals and experience levels. Production-based salaries are not available for new graduates.

Health Care

The doctor’s salary is increased to pay the health care premium until the company-wide plan starts on 9-1-2021.

Continuing Education

A suitable allowance will be available to offset or pay for continuing education.


After vesting, doctors can participate in a retirement plan with a 3% match.

Paid Time Off

Competitive 14-21 days of PTO per year as well as PTO for Continuing Education.

Professional Organizations

Annual dues for AVMA and NCVMA are paid by the company.


Annual NC veterinary license renewal fees and NC privilege license fees are paid. Renewal fees for DEA licensure are paid.

Liability Insurance

Professional liability insurance is paid by the company.

Join us and experience a supportive work environment that values your wellness as much as your professional growth.

Our commitment to work-life balance goes beyond just offering flexible schedules. We also provide comprehensive benefits packages that include paid vacation days, sick leave, and parental leave so you can take care of yourself or spend quality time with loved ones whenever needed.

Additionally, we foster an inclusive and collaborative culture where teamwork is encouraged, reducing stress levels by sharing responsibilities among colleagues effectively. We believe that a happy veterinarian leads to happier pets and clients alike.

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