FT DVM - Companion Animal Hospital River North (Chicago, IL) Fear Free, Cat Friendly, Bonus!
Mission Veterinary Partners
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Companion Animal Hospital River North, located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, IL,is looking for a full-time Associate Veterinarian to join our growing team! We are proud to be a Fear Free and Cat-FriendlyCertified Practice.
We are offering a lucrative signing bonus for the right candidate.
Multiple positions are available.
About our Hospital: Companion Animal Hospital River North is a full-service small animal hospital that treats dogs and cats. Our state-of-the-art, three-story hospital was built in 2018 by our medical director, Dr. Amanda Schnitker. She has worked very hard to create a collaborative environment, a healthy work-life balance, and a diverse team. Our basement contains our offices and grooming services, the ground level contains our lobby, 8 exam rooms, and a treatment area, and the upper level contains our surgery and dentistry suites, ICU, and daycare.
Our hospital is fully equipped with an in-house lab, digital radiography, digital dental radiography, and ultrasound. We also have a therapeutic laser, PRP, Vetrostim, and stem cell therapy. All our doctors have their own laptops containing our electronic medical record software, eVet. Each doctor also has a dedicated doctor's assistant, who helps with client communication, taking medical histories, assisting during exams, and making treatment plans.
At CAH River North, we perform a large variety of routine and advanced soft tissue surgeries and orthopedic surgeries. Dr. Schnitker completed a specialty surgical internship and additional training in the TTA procedure, so she is experienced with multiple CCL repair procedures, patellar luxations, simple fractures, and most advanced soft tissue surgeries. Our doctor's assistants keep clients informed of when their pet is going into surgery when they are out, and a picture of when they are fully recovered.
Job Description and Responsibilities: Diagnose and treat various medical conditions of client-owned animals including, but not limited to, involving physical exams, sample collection, and performing laboratory tests to achieve a diagnosis. Prescribe medications, perform surgery, and utilize various medical therapies. Responsible for performing elective surgeries such as spays and neuters, as well as other medical procedures required for the best interest of the animal. Responsible for maintaining detailed medical records for the patients assessed. Assist in optimizing the level of care and service given by explaining any abnormal findings and providing guidance for care for pets and animals. 20% of travel between Chicago-based MVP veterinary hospitals is required.
Schedule: Our doctors rotate through a schedule of opening, mid, and closing shifts and usually 1 weekend per month. There are no on-call responsibilities since we have several referral/emergency locations nearby.
About River North in Chicago, IL: Our practice is located in River North, possibly the best neighborhood in the city. We are home to the largest concentration of restaurants in Chicago, sleek art galleries hidden in renovated warehouses, amazing nightlife, iconic architecture, and the Chicago Riverwalk. There are multiple bus and train stations, making it easy to explore other parts of the city.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM or VMD), or foreign equivalent via Program for the Assessment of Veterinary Education Equivalence (PAVE).
3 months of experience in a job offered, internship, or similar occupation.
This position requires the ability to obtain Illinois Veterinarian License.
Competitive annual base salary starting
Monthly production bonus with no negative accrual
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Generous paid time off
Mental health resources
Paid maternity leave
Paid CE with dedicated paid training time off
Paid license fees and membership dues
401k with immediate employee match
Paid maternity leave
Rigorous 1-year mentorship/Mentee program
Challenging (optional) 1-year leadership program
If this sounds like a team you would like to be a part of, please apply today for immediate consideration.
Mission Veterinary Partners is a veterinarian-founded network of 300+ animal hospitals throughout the United States. While it’s important to know what we are, it’s probably more important to know what drives us - We have one mission: to be the employer of choice in veterinary medicine. Our mission is to be more than just a business model. We represent a work culture and mindset revolved around the health and well-being of each of our team members, so they can provide the best care possible for our clients and patients!
We’re always looking to connect with like-minded individuals so if you are looking for a new team, reach out today to see how we can help.
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