Check us out! Kruger Animal Hospital is moving into a brand-new building this Spring and looking for a 3rd associate to join Drs. Bleem & McAfee in our collaborative and fun practice! Located in Bloomington-Normal, our doctors and staff have been providing medical, grooming, and boarding services for our small animal and exotics clientele for over 70 years. We offer strong mentorship to new graduates and all the financial, staffing, and resource support to help take your career to the next level (no matter how long you’ve been in practice)!
Small animal with a mix of avian, reptile, and small mammal exotics care (not required)
Modern surgical suite with isoflurane anesthesia, electrocautery, and advanced surgical monitoring capabilities including oscilloscope, blood pressure, and pulse oximetry
Orthopedic surgery services with laser therapy
Ultrasonic dental equipment with digital dental radiography
ECG’s performed and interpreted onsite
Robust pharmacy with compounding capabilities
Full IDEXX laboratory for selected blood chemistry, urinalysis and sediments, PCV, TP, Fe-Leuk, and various ELISA tests run by technicians. Complemented by an external full-service clinical and pathological IDEXX laboratory.
Quick and reliable referral service to various specialists in the area
Paper-light, Avimark computer system to house and manage our client database
We encourage and support the cultivation of our doctor’s special interests.
All experience levels welcome! Newly graduated candidates will also have access to our General Practice Mentorship Program which includes:
One-on-One surgical and medical support from Dr. Bleem & a collaborative team of Veterinarian leaders within the NVA family.
Suite of wellness programing focusing on stress management and cultivating a balanced approach to your life
Cohort of other new graduate veterinarians within Illinois with planned social events, team bonding, and engagement.
Located in the heart of Illinois, Bloomington-Normal is conveniently nestled between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis (without the high cost of living or traffic!). The hospital itself is centered between 3 Normal college campuses providing for a large variety of extra-circular activities, including sporting events, concerts, plays and circuses. For the outdoor enthusiast, recreational opportunities around Bloomington-Normal include fishing, hunting, hiking, camping and boating. The Grossinger Motors Arena (formally known as U.S. Cellular Coliseum) is also located in Bloomington and home of the Central Illinois Flying Aces hockey team, Bloomington Edge arena football team, sold-out concerts and more. The area is well represented with schools, churches, social organizations, shopping centers, and restaurants. Let us show you around to see why we call the area home.
NVA General Practice is a leading veterinary community of over 1,200 independently managed hospitals united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Committed to serving the needs of pet owners in local communities around the world, NVA General Practice is driven by a mission to improve the comfort and well-being of pets through progressive and compassionate care.
Our network of hospitals creates an integrated community of medical expertise and collaboration, enabling continuous growth and learning for our animal care teams.
For more information, visit www.nva.com.