Veterinarian Jobs in River Forest, IL

Diagnose, treat, and prevent health problems in animals. Veterinarians administer diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, and perform surgeries for pets, livestock, and wildlife. They operate medical equipment such as X-ray and ultrasound machines precisely to produce clear and accurate results. They also interact regularly with owners and educate them on treatment plans as well as how to promote their animals’ day-to-day wellness.

Veterinarians may specialize depending on the type of animal they see. Possible areas of focus include equine care (horses), companion animals (domestic pets), and food animals (farm livestock). Alternatively, they might address health compliance (food safety and inspection veterinarians) or work in laboratories to examine human and animal health issues (research veterinarians). 

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Markham Animal Clinic Limited - Chicago, IL (8 miles from River Forest, IL)
The Associate Veterinarian will need an educational background of at least: A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university....
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Evanston, IL (12 miles from River Forest, IL)
Experience, Education and/or Training Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree required. License in good standing with the applicable state veterinary board....
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2 days ago Banfield Pet Hospital
Illiana Veterinary Hospital - South Holland, IL (23 miles from River Forest, IL)
Illiana Veterinary Hospital in South Holland, IL is seeking an associate veterinarian to join our growing team....
2 days ago
National Veterinary Associates - Orland Park, IL (19 miles from River Forest, IL)
Our Veterinary Hospitals offer a complete range of services including preventative wellness, urgent care, dentistry, surgery, laser therapy, and much more!...
5 hours ago
National Veterinary Associates - Downers Grove, IL (12 miles from River Forest, IL)
Job Description Full-time Associate Veterinarian opening at Animal Care Center of Downers Grove located in Downers Grove, IL....
5 hours ago
Springbrook Animal Care Center - Naperville, IL (23 miles from River Forest, IL)
e are looking for a full-time veterinarian at Springbrook Animal Care Center, new grads welcome!...
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2 days ago Springbrook Animal Care Center
Countryside Veterinary Center - Countryside, IL (8 miles from River Forest, IL)
Your future 9 DVM and 15 technician partners are waiting to meet you in our small animal and exotics practice. We offer continued support and constant resources no matter your experience level....
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2 days ago Countryside Veterinary Center
Elmhurst Animal Care Center - Elmhurst, IL (6 miles from River Forest, IL)
We are looking for a full-time veterinarian at Elmhurst Animal Care Center....
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2 days ago Elmhurst Animal Care Center
Naperville Animal Hospital - Naperville, IL (18 miles from River Forest, IL)
We are looking for a full-time veterinarian to join our 7-doctor team at Naperville Animal Hospital....
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2 days ago Naperville Animal Hospital
Midwest Animal Hospital - Orland Park, IL (20 miles from River Forest, IL)
Your future 13 DVM and 18 technician partners are waiting to meet you in our small animal and exotics practice. We offer continued support and constant resources no matter your experience level....
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7 hours ago Midwest Animal Hospital
Hanover Park Animal Care Center - Hanover Park, IL (17 miles from River Forest, IL)
Are you an associate veterinarian looking for an AMAZING place to build your career? Do you have a "work hard, play hard" mentality? Does the idea of 4 day weekends get you excited?!...
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2 days ago Hanover Park Animal Care Center
Glen Ellyn Animal Hospital - Glen Ellyn, IL (12 miles from River Forest, IL)
Are you a Veterinarian looking to join a collaborative, supportive and friendly team? Look no further!...
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2 days ago Glen Ellyn Animal Hospital
River Forest Animal Hospital - River Forest, IL
About our hospital: Digital radiography Digital dental radiography Ultrasound Electric Lift Exam Tables In-house lab Modern facility Electronic medical records (Avimark) Benefits: Competitive Salary...
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2 days ago River Forest Animal Hospital
Heartland Veterinary Partners - Chicago, IL (8 miles from River Forest, IL)
Relief Veterinarian Information: Qualification: DVM or VMD from an accredited institution Licensing:...
2 days ago
VCA Antech, Inc. - Chicago, IL (7 miles from River Forest, IL)
Job Description: Our friendly, professional staff at VCA Ark Animal Hospital is looking for an additional Associate Veterinarian to join our team....
5 hours ago

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Veterinarian Online Courses and Training Opportunities

EDIVET: Do you have what it takes to be a veterinarian?
This course is for anyone interested in learning more about Veterinary Medicine, giving a "taster" of courses covered in the first year of a veterinary degree and an idea of what it is like to...

Mentorship At Work For Veterinarians
We are all mentors in the workplace. Some are much better than others. This course will help you become a better mentor regardless of your current level of proficiency. Mentorship is an essential...

Equine Welfare and Management
This unique course was developed by veterinarians at the world-renowned University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. The course will address horsemanship from a welfare...

Salary for Veterinarian Jobs in River Forest, IL

This is the average annual salary for Veterinarian jobs in River Forest, IL as reported by the BLS.

$105,840

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in River Forest, IL offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.2%)
  • High School or GED (18.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.2%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some High School (2.0%)
  • Some College (1.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in River Forest, IL
  • None (37.8%)
  • 2-4 years (31.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (11.5%)
  • 4-6 years (11.4%)
  • 1-2 years (5.0%)
  • 8-10 years (2.8%)

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