Associate Veterinarian (DVM)
Company: National Veterinary Associates
Location: Elmwood Park
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Midwest Bird & Exotic Animal Hospital, located in a suburb of
Chicago, IL, is looking for an Associate Veterinarian (DVM)
interested or with experience in Emergency/Urgent Care to join our
We are a 5 doctor, full-service veterinary general practice and
emergency facility that is open 24 hours per day and treats a wide
array of pets. Exotics are our exclusive specialty by day, but our
after-hours emergency practice (7pm-8am) is additionally open for
dogs and cats. While we have long been rooted in Elmwood Park, we
recently went through a complete remodel of our facilities to
further enable our top of the line medicine!
In this role, you would be the Veterinarian responsible for our
urgent care hours, which are from 7pm until 8am, three days a week
(3 on/4 off, and flexible hours are available!). New graduates are
welcome to apply and will be supported and mentored by our
Veterinarians on days, before transitioning to nights.
Curious to learn more about our hospital? On our team, you will
have access to all these great resources:
- Four exam rooms
- Digital Radiology
- Ultrasonic Dental Equipment
- Isoflurane anesthesia
- Exotic patient ward warmed (85F) and humidified (40%)
- Complete in house Hematological and Chemistry analysis, in
house Electrolyte, Blood Gas and Clotting analysis, DNA Sexing,
Cultures, Gram Stain, Cytology, Histopathology, Infectious Disease
Testing, Urine and Fecal Analysis, External Parasite Checks
- Paper light computerized medical records and invoicing
- A completely renovated and updated hospital, including a new
surgery suite, treatment area and exam rooms to name a few!
What do we offer? Lots of things, including:
- A well-equipped hospital with digital radiology, ultrasonic
dental equipment, loads of in-house testing (see below), and
computerized medical records.
- The support of a large experienced and caring staff. And, we
like to have fun too!
- Competitive salary and benefits (including health and dental
- Paid licensing fees, association dues, and continuing education
- Paid time off and a 401(k) plan with company match
- Exotic animal mentorship available, if needed
- Support and mentorship available for new graduates
- Access to unique patient cases and learning experiences
As an added reward, pick one bonus from each category!
- $10,000 for closing costs on a new house/real estate in the
area to help you get settled!
- $15,000 student loan assistance
- $15,000 retention bonus to reward your ongoing efforts
- Up to $5,000 in relocation expenditures reimbursed with
- $1,000 extra CE dollars and double the CE days for your first
- $1,500 donated to a charity of choice
- 1 year membership in a local club of choice valued up to $2,000
(examples include gym membership, sailing club, museum and more!) -
a work/life balance is encouraged and we want to support your
hobbies outside of work!
What makes someone a good fit?
If you're an enthusiastic, team-player who enjoys emergency
veterinary work and doesn't mind winter-weather in a fantastic
city, you'd be a great fit for our hospital. A DVM degree is
required, but again exotic experience is not and mentorship will be
Plus, we are located in fantastic Elmwood Park, directly
adjacent to Chicago and Oak Park, with endless restaurants and
nightlife. Parks, forest preserves, rivers, and Lake Michigan for
beach and watersport activities at your fingert
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