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At Merrifield Animal Hospital, we are known for serving our patients and clients with compassion, empathy and integrity. We are always looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are eager to help us continue providing the best care and service to our patients and clients.

If you believe your values match those of our practice and you would like to be part of an outstanding team, we would like to hear from you. For inquiries regarding employment at Merrifield Animal Hospital, please contact:

Rebecca Turgel
Hospital Manager

Current Openings:

Associate Veterinarian

Merrifield Animal Hospital is looking for a Veterinarian to join our amazing team in Fairfax, VA. We are a longtime AAHA accredited, muti-doctor VetCor hospital. We provide high quality veterinary care and surgery for dogs and cats. Our doctors, including an AAFP certified "Cat Friendly Practitioner", promote a collegial work culture and enjoy practicing in a recently renovated facility equipped with digital general and dental x-rays, cold laser therapy, a separate dental suite, and an updated surgical suite. 

The caring support staff is dedicated to our patients, clients, and community while enjoying a fun-filled, creative environment. Our reputation for excellent client service/compassionate patient care is important to us, so we are looking for an individual who will help us maintain and grow this legacy. New graduates are encouraged to apply. We boast a warm and welcoming staff, including 1 long-tenured LVT and a 2:1 assistant to doctor ratio. 

Did we mention we offer no after hours care? We are right up the street from one of the biggest ER/referral hospitals in the area and an abundance of specialists close by. 

The emotional and physical well-being of our employees is paramount to us. We offer competitive salary, medical benefits (including health, dental, and vision), 401(k), employee assistance program (EAP), CE allowance, vacation paid time off, dues, liability coverage, mentorship, and so much more. 

We would love to tell you more! Please apply by submitting a resume to Rebecca Turgel, Hospital Manager, at

Veterinary Assistant 

Merrifield Animal Hospital, a well-established and high-quality general practice, seeks to add a Veterinary Assistant to our friendly team. Our hospital has an enjoyable working environment with great leadership and excellent support staff. We are dedicated to active learning and advanced medical procedures and our Assistants play an integral role in providing excellent medical care to our patients and customer service to our clients.

 Our Veterinary Assistants are an important part of our pet care team and help provide excellent care to our patients as well as providing outstanding customer service to our clients.  

This is a full-time position with a flexible schedule however rotating evening and Saturday shifts will be required. 

This position is a great opportunity for someone that wants to become a Veterinary Technician. We prefer candidates with veterinary practice experience including:

  • Greeting patients/clients
  • Lab work
  • Monitoring of patients
  • Assisting veterinarians
  • Pharmacy duties
  • Handling medical records
  • Veterinary care/kennel work

We take employee wellbeing seriously and offer competitive compensation, medical benefits (including health, dental and vision), 401(k), training, a friendly atmosphere and more.

We look forward to hearing from you!

If interested, please email your resume to Rebecca Goldstein, Hospital Manager.