Midwest Bird & Exotic Animal Emergency Hospital is looking for an Emergency Veterinarian (DVM) to join our team.
We are a 24/7 x 365 full-service veterinary emergency and critical care facility that treats dogs, cats and exotic pets. Exotics are our exclusive specialty by day and our after-hours and weekends emergency practice is open for dogs and cats too! Our patients come from Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Iowa. We are located in the beautiful city of Elmwood Park! Are you a cuisine enthusiast? We are surrounded by endless culinary options and only 30 minutes from Chicago and everything it has to offer!
Have you been looking for a truly solid home & work life balance? This overnight position is 3 days on and 4 days off! Our Midwest Bird family rotates weekends and holidays so our patients are always covered and our team still has that balance!
Are you a brand new grad that has a strong interest in expanding your skill set beyond small animal? Exotics experience is not necessary, we have an excellent mentorship program that can get you up and running before you know it! Train on days first, then move to overnights! We are a team of 20: 5 doctors and a battalion of exceptionally talented and long-term technicians as well as a compassionate and efficient client service staff. You will have support and endless resources!
We are a state-of-the-art progressive hospital with new X-ray and Ultrasound and are heading into a remodel in April. We are also paper-light with electronic medical records. Life is good at Midwest Bird & Exotics!
Two or more years of experience is preferred but not required, open to new grads!
Knowledge and experience with exotic medicine is a plus.
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
Experienced emergency service veterinarians preferred, experienced day practice and successful internship participants will be considered.
Availability to work overnight, weekend and holiday emergency shifts within a rotating schedule.
Along with a positive attitude and a high degree of energy, qualified candidates will have excellent communication skills, the ability to lead and motivate a team of Technicians and Assistants, work as an extension of our Specialty team, and work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment.
Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth.