Opportunity for Full-time or Part-time Small Animal Veterinarian - Southwest Chicago
Veterinarian with Illinois license or ability to obtain license within 3 months of hire, either experienced or new graduate, sought for small but rapidly growing private practice in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood of Chicago. Garfield Ridge is a working-class neighborhood in Southwest Chicago with a strong sense of community and a large number of families that are devoted pet owners. We also provide the primary medical care for a local foster-only rescue, Mutts of the Midway.
We offer a flexible schedule with every other Saturday off and no Sunday hours, one evening per week, no on-call responsibilities, and a competitive starting salary of $90,000-$120,000 depending on current skills and experience. There is also a competitive benefits package (please see below). There is partnership potential available to interested candidates and a commitment to supporting your professional goals and special areas of interest.
Abbot Animal Hospital has been in the neighborhood for over twenty years and has many long-term, as well as new, clients. We strive to be a valuable resource for the community by getting involved in community events and providing high-quality veterinary care to our clients, regardless of their financial means.
We are committed to sustainability. While we are still working to add more environmentally-friendly practices to our practice, we are currently practicing recycling and waste reduction measures to help protect our planet.
We believe in unlimited improvement and growth of our practice and veterinary professionals through training and mentoring of our team and continual education and enhancement of our technical and medical capabilities.
We are seeking a new or experienced veterinarian to share his or her knowledge and skills with us and allow us to care for more patients, and are happy to provide mentoring to a less-experienced practitioner. Skills or interests in performing orthopedic surgeries is desired, but not necessary. Development of specialized expertise in areas of particular interest are strongly encouraged, and will be supported. We are looking for a veterinarian who is dedicated to expanding knowledge and skills throughout her or his career and providing compassionate, personalized care to every patient and client.
In addition to great clients and a great, caring, diverse, and supportive team, we offer digital radiology, digital dental radiology, convection patient warmers, an in-house laboratory, a user-friendly, paperless records system, and ultrasound imaging through an outside ultrasound service. We also will provide a good quality of life through a work schedule that allows a good work-life balance and positive, supportive interpersonal relationships.
Compensation and benefits include:
Competitive salary with potential for bonuses as a reward for practice success
Medical insurance coverage
401K retirement plan with some employer matching
Professional liability insurance and license fees
Continuing education allowance, time off for CE, and paid membership in VIN and VetFolio
A hiring bonus upon signing a one-year contract, employment for 30 days, and obtaining Illinois veterinary license
Paid time off
State of IL veterinary license in good standing or ability to obtain
DVM or equivalent degree
Acquire IL and DEA controlled drug licenses within 3 months of starting employment
Additional Salary Information: Initial salary negotiable depending on experience and skills
About Abbot Animal Hospital
1-DVM privately-owned small animal practice in Chicago, IL