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4192 State Highway 528 NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144

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Associate Veterinarian

Apply for an Associate Veterinarian Position in Rio Rancho as a Recent Graduate

Coronado Animal Hospital is looking to hire Associate Veterinarians in Rio Rancho, NM who are recent graduates.

Challenge yourself after you graduate veterinary school. Don’t want to stand behind an intern or resident and watch while they gain valuable skills and you wonder when your turn will come to put your skills to work? At Petroglyph Animal Hospital you’ll practice real-world veterinary medicine through hands-on training, as well as the mentorship and comradery of your peers. If you want your workday to be fulfilling and invigorating, our practices are for you. 

We are a two facility, small and exotic animal practice. Petroglyph Animal Hospital has been providing exceptional veterinary care to Albuquerque’s & Rio Rancho’s families for over 25 years.  Our hospitals offer a wide range of animal services including general, orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery, internal medicine, pain control, endoscopy, comprehensive in-house laboratory, radiography, HD CT, and dentistry.  We offer 24-hour nursing care for hospitalized patients.  Both facilities are accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association.  Our hours have been modified to accommodate our staff’s work-life balance. Associates have the opportunity to pursue individual interests so, in addition to small animal medicine, you may focus on exotic animals, dentistry, ABVP board certification, or wherever your passion lies.

We strive to provide quality veterinary medicine and surgery to all clients and their pets in a timely, friendly, and professional manner.  We treat all animals as valued members of our families and of our community.  We have experienced, long-term support staff on the premises 24 hours a day and have been under the same ownership since our inception in 1995. 

We are seeking motivated Associates who are interested in a flexible schedule to join our exceptional practice and dedicated, six doctor team, for 1-4 shifts a week depending on your work-life balance needs.  We are looking for an Associate who has a collaborative spirit and who wants to develop excellent customer service skills.  We encourage comradery, mentorship, and an environment for everyone to learn and work at their own pace.

New associates are teamed with seasoned associates, providing an outstanding environment for enhancing and developing new skills.


Our hospital is fully equipped with:

  • HD CT Scanner with interpretation services
  • Digital radiography and radiologist interpretation services
  • Digital Dental radiology
  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Therapeutic Laser
  • Advanced anesthetic monitoring equipment
  • Fully Equipped Surgical Suite 
  • Isolation Ward
  • Oxygen Therapy and Nebulization Equipment
  • Blood and Plasma Transfusion 
  • In-house Lab Machines/Equipment: CBC, Chem, T4, Bile Acid Tests, ACTH
    • iStat, SNAP Tests
    • Microscope 
    • Sterilization Equipment
  • Large Online and In-House Pharmacy
  • Hill’s Science Diet and Royal Canin Diet



  • Competitive Salary
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • FSA
  • 401k
  • Yearly CE Allowance
  • 15 days of paid vacation per year
  • Allowance for professional dues, licenses, and insurance
  • Gym membership
  • VIN, atDove, Vetfolio, and Fear Free Subscriptions
  • Uniforms
  • Opportunity to increase your skills under the mentorship of other associates
  • Opportunity to help mentor other associates




About Rio Rancho:

Coronado Animal Hospital is located in Rio Rancho, in the Land of Enchantment.  We are located within minutes of major shopping centers, restaurants, and more.

Rio Rancho is adjacent to Albuquerque which is home to the International Balloon Fiesta, multiple state parks, hiking, skiing, and more.  Experience the dunes of White Sands National Monument, take a ride down old Route 66, encounter some aliens in Roswell, visit the ruins of Chaco Canyon, camping at Elephant Butte Lake, or stay the weekend in Santa Fe. Contact us if you are interested in applying for an Associate Veterinarian position in Rio Rancho.

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