The Associate Veterinarian will be responsible for examining and treating animals, diagnosing illnesses and injuries, providing guidance and advice to pet owners, and performing surgeries. This is a full-time position located in Burlington, Iowa. The Associate Veterinarian will work closely with our team to ensure the highest level of care for our clients' pets. This position is open to those with experience as well as new graduates.
Experience in small animal medicine and surgery
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to handle and restrain animals
Knowledge of animal behavior and welfare
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited institution
Valid Iowa state veterinary license, or the ability to obtain one
Must be able to joke around and laugh- this career field is tough enough laughter makes it a bit easier
Sometimes we hide in corners to scare the Practice Owner- this isn't a requirement, but if you are up for the challenge, it's a definite plus
Must like/appreciate "dad" jokes
This is your opportunity to join a practice that welcomes learning, support and new ideas while offering a work-life balance; we also offer paid time off, health insurance, CE stipend, Simple IRA and staff discounts.
Soon to be a new grad? Come check us out! Whether for an internship or working interview, we have a really amazing clinic for you to put at the top of your list of places to work- we'll even cover housing during your time here!
Burlington is an amazing small city located along the Mississippi with so much to offer- great places to eat and shop downtown, a fantastic outdoor "Rec Plex", airport, TWO Starbucks, golfing and an indoor entertainment center (Fun City). The riverfront has a lot to offer when it comes to entertainment and a fantastic farmers' market! Our ideal candidate is friendly, motivated, a team player and likes to laugh. We pride ourselves on our work-life balance and ability to work as a team. If you feel like we sound like the place for you, please email our Practice Manager, Abbey, by calling the clinic at (319) 752-1566 or responding to this magical, enticing ad.
Summer Street Animal Clinic is an established, AAHA accredited practice that has been serving the Burlington, Iowa (and beyond!) area for over 35 years. We are currently a 5 Doctor practice that is continuing to grow! We pride ourselves in the progressive and high quality care that we are able to offer, while also providing an excellent work environment with an incredible support staff. We love being able to form the relationships that we have not only with our clients and their pets, but amongst our staff as well. We provide an extensive in-house laboratory, digital radiography (including dental radiography) and ultrasound (just to name a few). Our clinic is also undergoing/in the finishing stages of adding more space- you should see the treatment areas and surgical suites for yourself! You can look us up at www.summerstreetanimalclinic.com or check out some of the new addition progress on Facebook.