Job ID: 197109883
Associate Veterinarian (New Graduate or Experienced)
All Creatures Veterinary Hospital, a progressive and modern companion and exotic animal practice that has been voted multiple times ‘Best in the Black Hills’, is seeking an optimistic veterinarian to join our growing team.
The ideal candidate will be personable, confident, hardworking, and skilled in companion animal general practice (internal medicine and general surgery). They would have excellent client communication skills and a true passion for veterinary medicine. While not required, having very basic exotic veterinary knowledge and skills would be an asset.
Our companion animal facility consists of a large reception and retail area, five examination rooms, separate hospital wards, radiology suite, laboratory and pharmacy, large treatment area, two surgery suites, and separate hydrotherapy suite. The clinic is equipped with an Abaxis laboratory (HM5 complete blood counts and four VS2 rotor chemistry machines to provide an in house full range of blood work on canine and felines). We also have digital radiography, ultrasound, laparoscopic and orthopedic surgical equipment, MRI, laser therapy, endoscope, and digital medical records (Avimark).
We employ a large, amazing and experienced full time staff with two doctors, registered technicians, veterinary assistants and receptionists. They are relied upon heavily for obtaining diagnostics, performing treatments and educating clients. This allows our doctors to spend more time examining patients, interpreting diagnostics, and developing treatment plans.
Our practice is open Monday through Friday and our veterinarians typically work 40-50 hours per week. We treat emergency cases if possible but refer after-hour emergencies to the local emergency clinic, depending on the case and need for care. Our small animal caseload is wide and varied – from basic wellness to involved medical and surgical cases and everything in between.
We are looking for a friendly, positive, outgoing veterinarian (new grad or experienced) interested in practicing aggressive high quality small animal medicine. Base salary is negotiable and to be determined by experience, but there is potential to earn more with our production-based bonus. We also offer paid personal leave, continuing education, professional membership dues, plus an extensive benefits package.
We are located in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota close to Mount Rushmore. The area provides excellent outdoor activities including hiking, camping, mountain biking, fishing and hunting, water sports, rock climbing, and many other incredible outdoor recreations. Not to mention the view which stunning year round! Rapid City has a population of about 70,000 with the surrounding area of about 130,000 and growing. Rapid City offers an array of affordable places to live, low crime rate, great school districts, numerous churches, and amazing community events that peak just about anyone’s interests. We also have college sporting events, a semi pro hockey team, an event center with concerts and other activities year round, including the annual Black Hills Stock Show.