Veterinarian Jobs in Independence, MO

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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BluePearl - Kansas City, KS (11 miles from Independence, MO)
Are you a dedicated Veterinarian who takes great pride in providing animals with the best possible care? Do you practice patience with your patients daily?...
1 day ago
Confidential - Raytown, MO (6 miles from Independence, MO)
Full or Part time position available. NO after hours or on call emergencies. Very friendly staff and family owned. New Grads welcome. Can start at any time. Great Pay.
1 day ago
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Professional Services Veterinarian As a Professional Services Veterinarian you will consult with Practice Owner Veterinarians on medical protocols to promote growth and utilization of IDEXX products...
2 hours ago
Union Hill Animal Hospital - Kansas City, MO (9 miles from Independence, MO)
We offer state of the art equipment and procedures, including full digital radiography, digital dental radiography, in-house IDEXX lab equipment, tonopen, full surgical and dental suite, surgical laser...
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2 days ago Union Hill Animal Hospital
BluePearl - Lees Summit, MO (14 miles from Independence, MO)
Our hospitals are equipped with MRI, CT, fluoroscopy, digital radiography, in-house laboratory, ultrasound, electronic medical records, and surgical suites....
1 day ago
Pet Resource Center of Kansas City - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Currently, there are two veterinarians in surgery, one veterinarian in our wellness clinic and one veterinarian rotating through our mobile clinic and helping with special medical cases....
3 days ago
Family Pet Hospital of Shawnee - Shawnee, KS (16 miles from Independence, MO)
Brand NEW equipment throughout including; Digital Radiography (Cuattro), anesthesia machine with a Pureline Oxygen Concentrator, Ultrasound (Chison Eco 6), Dental machine (Midmark), Dental Digital Radiography...
4 days ago
Veterinary Practice Partners - Independence, MO
In addition to diagnostic and preventative services, our hospital is equipped with digital radiography, dental radiography, in-house labs, CO2 laser, and ultrasound....
4 days ago
Crain Veterinary Center - Grain Valley, MO (14 miles from Independence, MO)
Offering state of the art equipment, including: Digital Radiography Digital Dental Radiography High Speed Dental Drill Therapy Laser Ultrasound In-House UA Analyzer Wide range of surgical/medical procedures...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
, Exotic/Avian Category: Private Practice Preferred Education: DVM or equivalent Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health...
6 days ago
Banfield Pet Hospital - Mission, KS (14 miles from Independence, MO)
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....
6 days ago
Crain Veterinary Center - Grain Valley, MO (14 miles from Independence, MO)
Offering state of the art equipment, including: Digital Radiography Digital Dental Radiography High Speed Dental Drill Therapy Laser Ultrasound In-House UA Analyzer Wide range of surgical/medical procedures...
9 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Blue Springs, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
At our clinics, your focus is on preventive care you will perform basic wellness checks, vaccinations, blood tests, and microchip insertion....
9 days ago
Vetco Clinics - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
At our clinics, your focus is on preventive care you will perform basic wellness checks, vaccinations, blood tests, and microchip insertion....
9 days ago
Pet Resource Center of Kansas City - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Currently, there are two veterinarians in surgery, one veterinarian in our wellness clinic and one veterinarian rotating through our mobile clinic and helping with special medical cases....
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10 days ago Pet Resource Center of Kansas City

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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...

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Highest Education Level

Veterinarians in Independence, MO 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 (2.0%)
  • Some College (1.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinarians in Independence, MO
  • 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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