General Practice and Emergency – Working as a Patient Care Team!
Dundee Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time Emergency Veterinarian Superstar to join our AAHA-accredited practice with 3 hospitals located in Dundee, Elgin and Algonquin – approximately 40 miles west of Chicago, Illinois.
With 16 practicing veterinarians between three locations in the Northwest suburbs and a support staff of over 50 employees, Dundee Animal Hospital is one of the oldest and largest privately-owned veterinary hospitals in Illinois. AAHA-accredited and in business for over 60 years, our client base includes everyone from first-time puppy exam clients to 2nd and 3rd generations of families who trust us with the care of their furry, feathery and scaly family members. In addition to traditional veterinary services like wellness exams, vaccinations, and spay and neuters, we also offer 24/7/365 emergency care (at our Dundee location), concierge care for house calls, laser therapy, and at-home euthanasia service and private cremation options.
The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, dedicated to the compassionate care of animals, and works efficiently with a team in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment. This individual will complement an existing staff of emergency doctors and a support staff specifically trained in emergency medicine. Responsibilities include the treatment of emergency patients from our three hospitals and other area clinics, usually with an average caseload of 8 - 16 patients per shift. Other duties include surgery and the monitoring & continual care of all admitted and transferred hospitalized patients. The position will include overnight and weekend shifts with an occasional day shift to assist with acute care.
New or recent graduates are encouraged to apply! We will provide training, mentorship and support from our experienced staff.
We offer a family-friendly culture with an open-door policy and an entrepreneurial environment. Our staff averages over 10 years of employment, including many celebrating 20, 30, and even 40 years of dedicated service!
Our passion is caring for your best friend. Join our growing team!
Competitive compensation packages
Vacation and holiday pay
Medical and dental coverage
Life, long-term disability and long-term care coverage
Dundee Animal Hospital is an AAHA accredited practice founded over 60 years ago with three hospital locations in Dundee, Elgin and Algonquin, which also includes 24-hour emergency service at our Dundee location. Our practices are located in the Fox River Valley, approximately 40 miles west of Chicago, Illinois.