Full time, Small Animal Veterinarian for busy, recently renovated, scenic NE Iowa Practice
Decorah Veterinary Clinic
Location: Decorah, Iowa
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
DVM or equivalent
2 openings available.
The Decorah Veterinary Clinic is expanding and moving into our newly remodeled building in January of 2023. With 6 new exam rooms, full surgical suite, and dental suite to keep busy, we are looking to add two enthusiastic, full-time small animal veterinary associates to our 4 doctor, 80% small animal/ 20% food animal practice.
Decorah is in the scenic bluff country of Northeastern Iowa on the Upper Iowa River. The area offers beautiful biking and hiking trails, river kayaking, canoeing, and tubing, arts, craft breweries, and a strong community with excellent educational opportunities. Decorah is the home of Luther College and is located 15 minutes from the Northeastern Iowa Community College. The local hospital is in the Mayo Clinic Health System and only an hour from Rochester's renowned Mayo Clinic. Decorah is also only an hour from La Crosse, Wisconsin and 2 and a half hours from the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
The doctors share on-call duties working 1 to 2 weekends a month, 1 weeknight on-call, and have 4-to-5-day work weeks depending on weekend scheduling. We offer 2 to 4 weeks paid time off with an additional 6 paid holidays with shared holiday call. We also offer a retirement package and participation in the clinic group health insurance program. We encourage new graduate applications with salary commensurate with experience. Future practice ownership considered with the right candidate.
Our close-knit, family oriented support staff enable us to offer compassionate comprehensive preventive care, as well as urgent/emergent care. We are a team-oriented practice encouraging collaboration between doctors. In-house lab equipment, digital radiography, digital dental radiography, ultrasound, Heska fluid pumps, patient-safe warming devices, gas anesthesia, and a therapeutic laser allow us to offer comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care with Fear Free focus. Check us out at Decorahvetclinic.com or on Facebook.
Applicant must hold a current license to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Iowa or have the ability to obtain such licensure by the job start date. Excellent communications skills, compassion, positive attitude, and teamwork skills are essential.
We are a bustling 4 doctor practice wanting to add 2 small animal veterinary associates to the 80% small animal, 20% food animal practice in rural county seat community of 8 to 10,000 people. We serve a 6 to 8 county area including neighboring southeastern Minnesota. We have clients that come as far as an hour plus to have their pets cared for at out clinic, some even as far as 3 hours from the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Decorah is the home of Luther College. Decorah is a hidden gem of Northeastern Iowa with beautiful surrounding bluffs and the Upper Iowa River.