Dr. Cheryl Waterhouse founded the hospital, located in Fresno, CA, in 1995 with the goal to provide the most advanced veterinary medical care. This still our driving goal today as a truly progressive hospital offering GP/UC/ER services.
Since opening, our practice has consistently received the highest level of AAHA accreditation. Waterhouse Animal Hospital has been a well- respected fixture within this community, having been votedBest Veterinarian by the Fresno Bee’s Central Valley People’s Choice Awards for 15 years.
About the hospital and position:
12-doctor progressive practice, GP/UC/ER hybrid
AAHA accredited and Fear Free Certified
You get your own SCRIBE to input your notes into Cornerstone – no more late nights spent on medical records!
4 day work weeks, weekend rotation
Structured, 2 tiered mentorship program as well as fabulous mentorship from the whole team (new grads and seasoned Doctors welcome!)
Lots of specialty Doctor collaboration
Large team of RVTs – lots of Tech support
In house lab work with Idexx equipment
7 exam rooms, 1 surgical suite, separate dental suite (3 tables), new ultrasound, digital x-rays, endo, new cold laser, lots of cool equipment
80% dogs, 20% cats roughly; no pocket pets or exotics
Altruistic – we work with guide dogs, Fresno PD K-9s, search and rescue dogs, etc.
We’re a fast-paced, progressive, awesome team who practices a high level of medicine. Other hospitals in the area refer to us for a second opinion. Some of our clients may get vaccines elsewhere, but for any issues they come to us. We have a large focus on learning and development – everyone has a “choose your own adventure” training plan, so no one stays stagnant. If you like a busy, efficient, caring environment that’s still fun where you can see all of the big cases, we’re for you.
Candidate must be a graduate from an AVMA accredited college or have successfully passed the ECFVG certification program or the PAVE certification program
NVA is a growing community of general practice clinics, emergency hospitals, equine practices, specialty hospitals, and pet resorts across five countries. Our doctors and animal care teams share best practices, medical knowledge, innovation, and insights. This collaborative approach allows each individual practice and pet resort to do what they do best: service their local community with compassionate, best-in-class care and medicine, to enhance the lives of the animals they love while backed by the support, stability, and leadership of NVA.
NVA offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees. The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process. For positions based in Colorado, NVA provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.
NVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.
NVA is a leading global veterinary community of more than 1,400 veterinary hospitals and pet resorts united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Our animal care ecosystem spans the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. Rooted in a culture of compassion, innovation and collaboration, NVA champions each hospital's unique culture and provides the support and opportunities veterinary teams need to deliver exceptional care to pets and their families.