Associate Veterinarian in Sandwich, IL (Southwestern Suburb of Chicago)
Sandwich Veterinary Hospital is a busy 3-doctor hospital looking to add a full-time Veterinary Associate to our dedicated and professional team. We treat small and large animals with the exception of equine. The client and their pet are not part of our practice- they are part of our FAMILY. You can practice the most up to date medicine during office hours with the benefits of never being on call after hours. The managing team emphasize veterinary wellness hours as a top priority and values of self-care.
Desired experience with:
Leadership and Management
Sick Animal Appointments
Emergencies during normal working hours
Proficient in routine and advanced small animal medicine however we do have a very small amount of ruminant/swine work if interested (not required)
About the Hospital:
Surgery, dentistry, dermatology and ER services provided
We have 5 exam rooms, a large treatment area, surgical suite, client waiting areas and a full boarding facility
Close working relationship with external full-service clinical and pathological laboratories at IDEXX, the University of Illinois and VCA Aurora (local referral center located about 18 miles away)
Scil Digital x-ray equipment
Digital dental x-ray equipment and ultrasonic dental equipment
Surgical anesthetic monitoring
Complete pharmacy on site
EKG & Tonopen.
We offer Paw Plans (Pet annual wellness plans) that offer significant discounts on preventative services and allow the client to spread the cost over 12 months.
Highly competitive base salary
Life Insurance, Short term/Long Term disability
401 (K) plan
Paid vacation, sick time and paid holidays
State License and DEA- we will pay the renewal costs
Located just an hour southwest of Chicago, you can easily enjoy the excitement of visit the city, with the comfort of practicing in a peaceful, friendly small town atmosphere
Equal Employment Opportunity:
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.
Skills and Qualifications:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed
1+ years of experience required
Leadership experience a plus but not necessary as we do offer training for DVMs wanting to be a Medical Director