We are looking for an enthusiastic, kind, talented, hard-working, fun-loving associate to become a long-term part of our team. Experience is preferred, but the right new grad would be welcomed and mentored. Valparaiso Animal Hospital is highly leveraged (approx. 6:1) with RVTs, exceptional OJT assistants and a fantastic client care team. Approximately 50% of our staff have ER experience.
We currently practice in a 3500 SF stand-alone facility, but have recently signed the papers to build a brand-new hospital to better serve our patients (dogs and cats only) and the people who love them. We are well equipped (digital full-body and dental rads, video otoscope, electrosurgical unit, tonopen, top of the line dental equip., in-house lab, etc) to enable us to give the best of care to our patients. Our records are all maintained digitally. We work by appointment and have several local emergency hospitals to ensure that we have no "on-call" duty.
Valparaiso Animal Hospital is located in a thriving university town. We are 45 minutes from Chicago, and 20 minutes from the beautiful Dunes State Park (recently voted the United States' 7th best state park). We have a lovely mix of urban and rural....right at our front door. Low crime and cost of living along with superior local public schools make Valparaiso a fantastic place to raise a family. Our economy is expanding and our local unemployment rate is very low. This is a great area for enjoying night life, wildlife and family life.
Our ideal candidate would feel comfortable in the exam room or in the operating theatre. Interest in orthopedics, dermatology and/or ophthalmology would be a plus. We offer a competitive salary along with the usual array of benefits (can be tailored to suit the successful candidate's needs). Alternating 3-day weekends will ensure that our new cohort has plenty of time off to enjoy local amenities.
You can get to know us a bit better by checking out www.valpovets.com.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience