Veterinarian Jobs in Illinois

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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Christensen Animal Hospital - Wilmette, IL
We are a 2-doctor small animal practice originally founded in 1937 that specializes in providing high quality, compassionate and convenient care for our patients. Recognizing the importance of the...
2 days ago
Animal Emergency Center - Collinsville, IL
Our practice is well equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, multiple parameter and telemetry monitors....
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Animal Emergency Center - Collinsville, IL
Our practice is well equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscope, multiple ECG, SPO2, CO2, BP monitors, and telemetry monitoring....
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2 days ago Animal Emergency Center
Banfield Pet Hospital - Glen Carbon, IL
state practice act and principles of veterinary medical ethics Leverage evidence-based medicine and continue pursuit of education to deliver quality patient care Devote yourself to the culture of preventive...
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Niles, IL
state practice act and principles of veterinary medical ethics Leverage evidence-based medicine and continue pursuit of education to deliver quality patient care Devote yourself to the culture of preventive...
2 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Joliet, IL
Rd Joliet 60435 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine- Sign-on bonus and/or relocation up to %2440,000 Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals...
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Banfield Pet Hospital - Chicago, IL
Oversee and train associates on professional, efficient and exceptional client service (lead by example), to include client education about Optimum Wellness Plans, preventive care, pet health needs,...
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Yorkville Animal Hospital - Yorkville, IL
At Yorkville Animal Hospital we believe that as long as you have the soft skills, a fantastic attitude and are a strong team-player, we can help develop the rest! Our arms are wide open for any...
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21 hours ago Yorkville Animal Hospital
Banfield Pet Hospital - Evanston, IL
Description: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine...
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Activ4Pets - Chicago, IL
Activ4Pets is a nationwide team of Veterinarians that offers a flexible schedule with employment working in vet clinics, whether you are looking for 1 day a week 3 days a week or a full-time position...
16 hours ago
My Vet Animal Hospital - Chicago, IL
We are looking for an experienced, client-oriented Full or Part Time Veterinarian to join our dynamic team....
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11 hours ago
Midwest Animal Hospital - Orland Park, IL
www.midwesthospital.com Skills and Basic Qualifications: A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in...
16 hours ago
PAWS Chicago - Chicago, IL
force for all staff members Requirements Must be a licensed Veterinarian in the state of Illinois....
16 hours ago
Springbrook Animal Care Center - Naperville, 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
Golf Rose Animal Hospital - Schaumburg, IL
We are a paperless practice and well equipped: *full on-site lab, digital and dental radiography, ultrasound, CO2 laser, cold therapy laser, CT scan and telemedicine available.* We are fully staffed...
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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...

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Illinois offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.1%)
  • High School or GED (19.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.3%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)
  • Some College (1.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Illinois
  • 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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