Veterinarian Jobs in Des Moines, IA

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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GPAC - Des Moines, IA
A prominent Veterinary facility is seeking an experienced, Veterinarian (DVM) for our facility....
1 day ago
Westfield Veterinary Hospital - Johnston, IA (9 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Associate Veterinarian - Johnston, IA Westfield Veterinary Hospital is seeking a Part-Time Associate Veterinarian to join our growing 3-doctor practice!...
2 days ago
Animal Medical Clinic Merle Hay - Des Moines, IA
Skills and Basic Qualifications A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university....
2 days ago
Animal Medical Clinic - Merle Hay - Des Moines, IA
ABOUT THE HOSPITAL * Digital Radiography * Digital Dental Radiography * Microchip Pet Identification * Grooming & Boarding * Anesthesia * Surgical monitoring * Laser surgery * Video Otoscopy * Therapy...
19 hours ago
Mission Veterinary Partners - Clive, IA (8 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Details: Associate Veterinarian - Clive, IA Waukee-Clive Veterinary Clinic is growing! We are looking to add a 5 th Full-Time Associate Veterinarian to join our 4-doctor practice....
2 days ago
Mission Veterinary Partners - Johnston, IA (9 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Details: Associate Veterinarian - Johnston, IA Westfield Veterinary Hospital is seeking a Part-Time Associate Veterinarian to join our growing 3-doctor practice!...
1 day ago
Waukee-Clive Veterinary Clinic - Clive, IA (8 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Associate Veterinarian Clive, IA Waukee-Clive Veterinary Clinic is growing! We are looking to add a 5 th Full-Time Associate Veterinarian to join our 4-doctor practice....
2 days ago
Ingersoll Animal Hospital - Des Moines, IA
Associate Veterinarian Ingersoll Animal Hospital Application Attachments: Please include your resume and up to two additional documents. Add File The application opened in a new tab....
8 days ago
Animal Care Hospital - Des Moines, IA
We’re seeking a fourth veterinarian to join our successful practice in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Our practice is well established and continually growing....
Quick Apply

10 days ago Animal Care Hospital
Banfield Pet Hospital - Clive, IA (8 miles from Des Moines, IA)
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....
Direct Apply

17 days ago
All-Pets Hospital - Des Moines, IA
CareVets 5 Pillars of Care Practice Legacy Veterinarians Teams Patients Community Being veterinarian-focused means dedication to veterinarians at all stages of their career!...
20 days ago
GPAC - Des Moines, IA
Job Description: We are currently partnering with a regional general practice veterinary service provider that is in need of a qualified Veterinarian....
24 days ago
Alliance Animal Health - Bondurant, IA (12 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Associate Veterinarian - Bondurant/Newton Animal Clinic - Bondurant, IA Alliance Animal Health Application Apply on Employer's Site The application opened in a new tab....
27 days ago
BluePearl - Des Moines, IA
On-site diagnostic capabilities include a CT scanner, endoscopes, ultrasound, chemotherapy, and digital radiography. Why BluePearl? Our passion is pets....
30+ days ago
Alliance Animal Health - Bondurant, IA (12 miles from Des Moines, IA)
We offer our Veterinarians: Flexible Scheduling Comprehensive Benefits (paid vacation/sick time/holidays, health, dental, vision, liability, 401K, life & supplemental insurance, employee assistance...
30+ days 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 Des Moines, IA

This is the average annual salary for Veterinarian jobs in Des Moines, IA as reported by the BLS.

$96,840

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Veterinarian positions.

Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Des Moines, IA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (29.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (25.0%)
  • High School or GED (19.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.2%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Des Moines, IA
  • 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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