Can you picture yourself in a tranquil hometown with low-cost housing and great earning potential?
Peoria Area Veterinary Group has proudly served Peoria, Illinois, and the surrounding area for over 55 years. We are a small animal practice nestled in a vibrant small-town community between Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO. Our hospitals are beautiful, fully equipped facilities and we have a large and wonderful client base. We have up-to-date diagnostic equipment such as blood chemistry, radiology, and ECG. With our onsite lab work, cancer clinic, ultrasound technology and willingness to accept most surgeries, we provide great learning opportunities or the ability to refine your current skill set.
We provide our clients with excellent service and superb patient care to maintain the highest quality of life for our patients. We pride ourselves on treating each pet and patient as if it were one of our own and our doctors and staff work hard to provide the pets we see with top-tier veterinary care. We offer nearly any service a pet owner could ask for and our staff is highly trained to be able to assist the doctor in whatever circumstance may arise.
We are looking for a passionate veterinarian with a deep appreciation and commitment to veterinary medicine to join our experienced, long tenured team.
Essential Responsibilities & Functions
Provide patients with an elevated level of veterinary care while utilizing the latest advances in diagnostics.
A client service mindset with desire and ability to bring, build, and retain a strong client base.
Enthusiasm about giving back to and building relationships with the local community.
The ability to champion the practice’s objectives and values and inspire others.
Dedication efficiently handling caseloads and maintaining accurate records using SOAP templates for treatment plans and recommendations.
Promote a collaborative working environment and encourage the value of teamwork.
Prioritize traumatic injuries and serious illnesses to ensure that all animals receive time-sensitive care.
Educate clients on the importance of vaccinations, heartworm treatments, flea and tick treatments and other aspects of preventive care.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree
State Veterinary Board License in good standing
Benefits and Perks
Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options
401K with company match
Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account options
Long Term Disability options
Short Term Disability, paid for by employer
Complimentary Life Insurance $15,000
Generous Continuing Education allowance
Personal Pet Discounts
PTO (Paid Time Off) and Paid Holidays
Company Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Peoria is known as the "Illinois’ River City", located on the Illinois River. Discover the natural abundance of outdoor activities available! We offer local access to world-class mountain biking, hiking, parks, museums, amazing restaurants, wineries, and craft beer. It is a great area to raise a family, with excellent schools and resources for young families. HGTV’s “Cheap Old Houses” came here to spotlight our beautiful (and affordable) historic homes. Be a part of a growing community that is close enough to Chicago to enjoy what the big city can offer and far enough away to have access to many natural resources.
We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, fulfilling careers in a profession we love.
United Veterinary Care is a fast growing, national group of primary care, emergency, and specialty veterinary practices united by a passion for culture, communication, collaboration, and teamwork.
However, we’re not just another practice management company. We are the veterinary industry assimilator. Our goal is to change what is happening within the veterinary profession due to the rapid rate of corporate consolidation by providing our peers and partners with an alternative to the downside of corporate medicine.
Our goal is to Empower, Support, and Unite all of our hospitals with support, training, and technology to elevate their businesses, retain their team members, and strengthen their unique brands to consistently deliver a superior client experience