Associate Veterinarian - Pope Animal Hospital | Alton, IL | Small Animal | Exotics | Mentorship
Pope Animal Hospital
Location: Alton, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 8378
Pope Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time or part-time Associate Veterinarian at our 3 doctor practice located in southwest Illinois near St. Louis, MO. New grads are welcome!
We are a full-service hospital providing cutting edge veterinary care for canine, feline, exotic, and pocket pet companions. We are looking for a veterinarian who has interest in providing a wide variety of services ranging from wellness exams and vaccines, to advanced diagnostics, and complex surgical procedures.
We believe in treating every patient as if they were our own pet, and give them the same loving attention and care. No matter your level of experience, whether you’re a new grad or experienced, we welcome you. Looking for mentorship? Come and leverage our 40+ years of experience!
For new graduates of the classes of 2021 and 2022, 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
ABOUT THE HOSPITAL
Four exam rooms, a surgical suite, and fully stocked pharmacy
Caseload consists of dogs & cats, as well as birds, reptiles, and pocket pets
Only hospital in the area to perform Laser Surgery as well as extensive orthopedic surgery
Services include nutritional counseling, acupuncture, wellness exams, dental care, and more
Rotating Saturdays – weekend #1 until 12P, weekend #2 until 4P, weekend #3 OFF
Highly competitive base salary
Life Insurance, Short term/Long Term disability
401 (K) plan
Reimbursement for State License, DEA and 2 Professional Memberships
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.
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 which applicant is to be employed
Experience with exotics preferred but not required