Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Associate Full time or Part time Veterinarian Wanted

Kirkwood Animal Hospital's mission is to make life better for people and their pets through excellence in medicine, surgery and service. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, compassionate and skilled veterinarian. "The Best Friend to our Clients' Best Friends." KAH allows you to practice medicine that takes advantage of the full scope of your training while providing the opportunity to continually develop as a veterinarian.

KAH is housed in a 6,000-sq. ft. facility in a fantastic area of St. Louis County.  Our clients treat their pets as cherished members of their family, which in turn allows us to practice exemplary veterinary medicine.  We have developed an exceptional clientele over the past 30yrs; many families in their third generation at our Hospital. Our professional and paraprofessional staff are highly skilled and great team members. Many have been with us for 10 to over 30 years. Our staff of 6 doctors are excellent small animal practitioners, highly skilled in both medicine and surgery. Our Medical Director, Dr. Sarah Hormuth, has been with KAH for 34 yrs.

40 hour work week with a predictable schedule: 5 days one week, 4 days the next. No emergency calls. Saturday hours only until 1:00 pm.  Paid vacation in accordance with experience.  Growth development provided with CE locally and nationally.  One to two technicians assigned per doctor to provide a consistent partner.  Training and efficiency improvement is covered with weekly staff and doctor meetings.  We have a commitment to community events, providing service and events with Kirkwood Canine Officers.  Regular assessment meetings to ensure continued communication with the Medical Director.  We boast state of the art equipment, including a Wisonic Navi Ultrasound with telemetry service. This is to complement local radiologists’ services.  We are located 13 minutes from the closest specialty service, thus complementing our mission statement of excellence in medicine, surgery and service. 

Competitive benefits include retirement matching, professional liability insurance dues, membership in Greater St Louis Veterinary Medical Association, MVMA and AVMA. Dues will be paid for annual state and federal narcotics licenses. Participation in the cafeteria plan for health benefits is available, as is up to 3% matching for Simple IRA participation is provided.  

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes bonus structure.  New graduates are welcome. All applications are held in the strictest confidence.


This is from one of our 2020 new graduates, who is still happily here despite the COVID craziness.  "A few things why I can say I absolutely love my job and you will too:team atomosphere with WEEKLY team meetings, incredible techs and reception staff, legitamet mentorship, clientele who will let you do almost always what is needed and appreciate referral, we have excellent relationships with local and university specialists, a brand new ultrasound machine with capability to perform diagnostic AUS read by a radiologist, dental radiograsphs, the list goes on."

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Job ID: 298284478

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