Seeking an independent, compassionate Veterinarian to join our team!

Why The Highlands Veterinary Hospital in Sparta, NJ?
Located in the idyllic scenery of northern New Jersey, The Highlands has a long history of providing excellent care to it's patients! Our teammates are dedicated to providing the best service around.  To do this, we empower our teams with the best tools, continuing education opportunities and a safe/supportive work environment. In addition to diagnostic and preventative services, our hospital is equipped with digital radiography, in-house labs, ultrasound, and dentistry! We also offer orthopedic surgery!
Looking to Relocate?
If you enjoy the outdoors we are located just minutes from beautiful hiking/biking trails, state parks, horseback riding and several golf courses. There are also great dining/shopping options nearby and it is just under an hour ride to visit NYC.
Our Core Values:
Ownership - Ensuring veterinary ownership in a changing market.  Individuality - Respecting the individuality of each practice.  People - Investing in our people, they are our best asset.  Integrity - Trust, integrity & transparency.  Service - Providing Best-in-Class services and care.  Best Practices - Sharing best practices & a commitment to continuous improvement.                                                                                                              
Who are we looking for?
Not only do you love dogs and cats, but you are enthusiastic about surgery and have the basics (spay, neuter, dentistry, tumor removals, etc.) covered. You are focused on providing excellent client communication and are committed to delivering the best possible care to the animals of our community.
Partnership Opportunities!
We are proud to offer additional growth opportunities for Associate DVMs through our partnership with Veterinary Practice Partners (VPP). VPP has over 150 veterinarian owners that co-own their individual practices across 143 locations. It is important to note that more than 50 of our partners never owned part of a veterinary clinic until VPP became a co-owner. VPP is uniquely aligned with our partner veterinarians to help them achieve their goals for their practice and their goals for their careers. VPP partnerships thrive through:
  • Our complementary skill sets—VPP’s operational, marketing, and business acumen and our partners’ clinical and client expertise—to help our practices grow, while also affording our partners more time to follow their passion for medicine and service.
  • Continued investment in its support team to drive growth, cost savings and enhanced benefits to its partner clinics. Our investment in marketing, analytics, operations and finance are deeper and more comprehensive than our competitors and essential in keeping our co-owners satisfied with our performance.
  • A deep commitment to core values – most recently manifested in the creation of a VPP Assistance Fund, funded by employees to support employees and their families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Current NJ state veterinary license
  • DVM, VMD or equivalent veterinary degree
  • Flexible work schedule, with availability to work some weekends and holidays
We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:
  • Competitive base salary + production
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
  • Paid time off for full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan
  • Continuing education allowance
  • We’ll cover your dues, license fees, and AVMA PLIT
  • Guardian voluntary benefits


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