Midwest Bird & Exotic Animal Hospital, located in a suburb of Chicago, IL, is looking for an Associate Veterinarian (DVM) interested or with experience in Emergency/Urgent Care to join our team!
We are a 3 doctor, full-service veterinary general practice and emergency facility that treats a wide array of pets. Exotics are our exclusive specialty by day, but our after-hours emergency practice is additionally open for dogs and cats. While we have long been rooted in Elmwood Park, we recently went through a complete remodel of our facilities to further enable our top-of-the-line medicine!
In this role, you would be the Veterinarian responsible for our urgent care hours, which are from 4pm-12am, three days a week (3 on/4 off, and flexible hours are available!). New graduates are welcome to apply and will be supported and mentored by our Veterinarians on days, before transitioning to nights.
For new graduates, this position will be included in the NVA Illinois Mentorship Program. In this program, our ADVMs will have access to:
One on one surgical and medical support from Dr. Sandra Faeh, current VP of AVMA, an NVA practice owner, and Illinois Mentor
Suite of wellness programming focusing on stress management and cultivating a balanced approach to your life
Cohort of other new graduate ADVMs in Illinois with planned social events, team bonding, and engagement, regardless of current clinic worked in
Curious to learn more about our hospital? On our team, you will have access to all these great resources:
Four exam rooms
Ultrasonic Dental Equipment
Exotic patient ward warmed (85F) and humidified (40%)
Complete in house Hematological and Chemistry analysis, in house Electrolyte, Blood Gas and Clotting analysis, DNA Sexing, Cultures, Gram Stain, Cytology, Histopathology, Infectious Disease Testing, Urine and Fecal Analysis, External Parasite Checks
Paper light computerized medical records and invoicing
A completely renovated and updated hospital, including a new surgery suite, treatment area and exam rooms to name a few!
What do we offer? Lots of things, including:
A well-equipped hospital with digital radiology, ultrasonic dental equipment, loads of in-house testing (see below), and computerized medical records.
The support of a large experienced and caring staff. And, we like to have fun too!
Competitive salary and benefits (including health and dental insurance)
Paid licensing fees, association dues, and continuing education (CE)
Paid time off and a 401(k) plan with company match
Exotic animal mentorship available, if needed
Support and mentorship available for new graduates
Access to unique patient cases and learning experiences
As an added reward, pick one bonus from each category!
$10,000 for closing costs on a new house/real estate in the area to help you get settled!
$15,000 student loan assistance
$15,000 retention bonus to reward your ongoing efforts
Up to $5,000 in relocation expenditures reimbursed with receipts
$1,000 extra CE dollars and double the CE days for your first year
$1,500 donated to a charity of choice
1 year membership in a local club of choice valued up to $2,000 (examples include gym membership, sailing club, museum and more!) – a work/life balance is encouraged and we want to support your hobbies outside of work!
NVA General Practice is a leading veterinary community of over 1,200 independently managed hospitals united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Committed to serving the needs of pet owners in local communities around the world, NVA General Practice is driven by a mission to improve the comfort and well-being of pets through progressive and compassionate care.
Our network of hospitals creates an integrated community of medical expertise and collaboration, enabling continuous growth and learning for our animal care teams.
For more information, visit www.nva.com.