Job Summary
Job Description

Full-time or part-time Associate Veterinarian opening at Elmwood Grove Animal Hospital located in River Grove, a near-west suburb of Chicago.

Elmwood Grove Animal Hospital is looking to add a 5th doctor to our team. If you are interested in performing surgery, dentistry, or have an interest in expanding your skills, this is the position for you!

Our team is looking for a Veterinarian who has excellent communication skills, likes to work collaboratively, builds rapport easily with clients and enjoys working in a diverse environment. We have a helpful, happy, and friendly team that approaches veterinary medicine with professionalism and a sense of humor. We encourage our doctors to have a work/life balance and as such we are closed Sundays, major holidays and there are no after-hour emergencies.

Our senior doctor is a Diplomate of the ABVP and promotes a culture of communicating about interesting cases, practicing progressive medicine and offering great client education. If gaining exposure to more advanced surgeries is of interest, you will definitely have the opportunity to learn and eventually do surgeries such as ex-cap CCL, FHO, TTA, thoracic, brachycephalic correction, and laryngeal paralysis. He and a senior associate are past presidents of the Chicago VMA. 


About our hospital:

  • Digital radiography
  • Digital dental radiography
  • Ultrasound
  • In-house lab
  • Endoscopy
  • Electronic medical records (Avimark)



  • Competitive Salary
  • 14 days paid time off
  • $15,000 bonus
  • 401(K)
  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • Paid dues/fees for AVMA, CVMA, State License and DEA
  • Continuing Education
  • Covered 100% liability insurance


River Grove is a near-west suburb of Chicago. Its location makes commuting downtown easy. It’s in an eclectic and architecturally-rich area, close to great schools, restaurants, and shopping.


Skills and Qualifications:


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
  • Illinois State Veterinary License


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.

Job ID: 277614703

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