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Date Submitted: 6/19/2020
Contact Person: Kristin Rivera
Practice Name: Midwest Bird & Exotic Animal Hospital
Address: 7510 W North Ave
City: Elmwood Park, IL 60707
Phone: (414) 242-9850
Email: kristin.rivera@nva.com
Web Site: https://www.midwestexotichospital.com/services
Practice Type: Exotic/Avian
Job Type: Associate
MEDICAL DIRECTOR / MANAGING VETERINARIAN Midwest Bird and Exotic Hospital Midwest Bird & Exotic Animal Emergency Hospital, located in a close suburb of Chicago, IL (<10 miles), is looking for a Medical Director / Managing Veterinarian to provide medical and business leadership in our clinic. We are a 5 doctor, full-service veterinary emergency and critical care facility that is open 24 hours per day and treats a wide array of pets. Exotics are our exclusive specialty by day, but our after-hours emergency practice (7p-8a) is additionally open for dogs and cats. While we have long been rooted in Elmwood Park, we are undergoing a complete remodel of our facilities to further enable our top of the line medicine. Our remodel will be complete by Summer 2020! Job Summary The Medical Director / Managing Veterinarian is primarily responsible for providing medical leadership for the hospital, managing associate veterinarians, and assuring regulatory compliance relating to the practice of veterinary medicine. The Managing Veterinarian is also responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine and exceptional client service are consistently delivered to our clients and their pets. Additionally, the Managing Veterinarian is expected to partner with the Hospital Manager to drive financial performance and general operations of the hospital and to more broadly cultivate a supportive and collaborative team environment. This hospital-level team is supported by their northern Illinois-based Divisional Leadership who provides practice management training, reporting, and ongoing resources to develop a best in class hospital. The hospital is one of many that report into this northern Illinois division, so the Managing Veterinarian can expect to network with and learn from peers in similar roles in veterinary clinics nearby. The Managing Veterinarian reports directly to the NVA Illinois-North Division Lead. Duties and Responsibilities Advancing Medical Care • Establishes medical protocols and provides appropriate training to associate doctors. • Oversees surgical and medical cases for all doctors, ensuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and client communication and education. • Answers client questions and concerns regarding medical and surgical procedures. • Provides oversight and direction of medical standards and quality of care. • Minimizes waste and controls costs relating to medical supplies, surgical instruments, and drug inventories. Leading Staff and Practice • Participates in the recruiting and interviewing process for associate doctors and, when appropriate, general staff members. • Monitors associate doctor performance and production. • Provides mentorship, feedback, and guidance to associate doctors both in the moment and via the structured annual review process. • Develops and monitors hospital-specific client compliance protocols and procedures. • Participates in technician appraisal and medical counseling sessions. • Ensures all medical staff receive applicable training, including the mentoring of new graduates. • Supports the Hospital Manager with staff training programs and tracking CE and DVM licensure. Financial Responsibilities • Drives revenue and hospital contribution growth. Assists associate doctors in achieving agreed-upon production levels by providing clear guidance for the appropriate level of medicine and compliance by our clients. • Manages to appropriate medical expenses; ensures pricing is appropriate and that all clients are charged for the services they receive. • Assists in the preparation of an annual planning strategy, operating budget, and capital budget. • Monitors, understands, and acts upon key financial reports. Growing the Practice • Maintains and builds the reputation of the clinic it the community; encourages positive ongoing community involvement. • Embraces change and supports innovative programs within the hospital. • Monitors client service, marketing, and NVA growth initiatives. • Seeks out ways to innovate operational practices that improve the growth of the practice. • Understands the need and opportunity to add doctors to the practice when necessary. Skills and Basic Qualifications • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university. • Licensure in good standing to practice in Illinois. • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics. • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Delegates tasks and achieves results with hospital team members. • Makes decisions confidently and effectively. • Leads employees by coaching, correcting, developing, and motivating them to achieve success. • Manages time and tasks appropriately. • Engages with NVA leadership effectively in order to drive outcomes at the clinic level. • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients. Equal Employment Opportunity It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

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Date Submitted: 6/16/2020
Contact Person: Patti Meldi, DVM
Practice Name: Animal Emergency Center
Address: 2005 Mall St
City: Collinsville, IL 62234
Phone: (618) 346-1898 6183461898
Email: pmeldi@yahoo.com
Web Site: animalemergencycenter1.com
Practice Type: Emergency
Job Type: Associate
The Animal Emergency Center, located in Collinsville Illinois, is hiring full-time and part-time Veterinarians. We are looking for highly motivated, dedicated, and caring Veterinarians to join our well-trained team. Our full-service emergency and critical care practice is located 15 minutes east of St. Louis, Missouri with convenient access to all that a major metropolitan city has to offer. Typically, full time associates will work an average of 3 shifts per week with flexible scheduling to allow for excellent work/life balance. Applicants must be willing to work nights and weekends. However, both full-time and part-time positions are available with accommodating scheduling. We are offering a $10,000 signing bonus for highly motivated individuals. We will provide a stipend for student loan repayment for dedicated and motivated recent graduates. We offer a competitive salary with production-based bonuses commensurate with experience. Our comprehensive benefit package for full-time associates typically includes Professional Dues, Professional Licenses, Professional Liability Insurance, Retirement Plan, Vacation, Continuing Education allowance, paid time off for CE, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, dental and vision options, pet care benefits, and uniform allowance. Our practice is well equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, multiple parameter and telemetry monitors. We house a full-service Veterinary Reference Laboratory that provides STAT laboratory testing for our patients as well as services for local referring veterinary hospitals. We provide hematology, chemistry, endocrinology, coagulation, blood gas, lactate, and additional routine tests. We strongly encourage and support continuing education providing multiple opportunities for in-house, local and national CE for our veterinarians, technicians, and nurses. We have a highly trained and experienced support staff with a high staff to doctor ratio to allow for excellence in care of our emergent and critically ill patients. Our Medical Director has over 30 years of emergency and critical care experience. All of our Veterinarians welcome the opportunity to mentor new or recent graduates. New graduates will work closely with one of our experienced Associates. There will always be an Associate available to provide back-up and support for challenging cases, surgical cases, or during times of high volume. The Animal Emergency Center sees a large and diverse case load, and sets high standards for emergency and critical care medicine.

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Date Submitted: 5/11/2020
Contact Person: Danielle Knight
Practice Name: City Line Veterinary Center
Address: 2141 1st Street A
City: Moline, IL 61265
Phone: (708) 995-7376 Apply here! https://coynevetservices.com/employment-opportunities/veterinary-applicants/
Email: danielle.knight@coynevetservices.com
Web Site: https://citylinevet.com/
Practice Type: Companion Animal Exclusive
Job Type: Associate
Are you a Veterinarian that’s looking for the following: *Loyal and involved clients *A dedicated and compassionate support team *A beautiful hospital to call your home *A chance for community involvement through working with one of our many rescue partners Who we are looking for: *Full or Part Time Veterinarian *Efficient Communicator *Confidence in Small Animal General Practice Knowledge *Desire to excel in soft tissue surgery and dentistry *Passion for Veterinary Medicine and Client Service Our efficient non-appointment practice model stresses high quality medicine and surgery in our full-service facility. Associates will experience varying levels of cases, from preventative care to emergency procedures. We offer the ability to perform advanced surgery (both soft tissue and orthopedic), endoscopy, ultrasound, chiropractic, acupuncture, physical rehab and laser surgery/therapy. We offer flexible scheduling with rotating weekends. All employment agreements include a guaranteed base salary with a generous production-salary based commission program. Associates will receive weekly and monthly custom reporting on production. Reports are discussed in regularly occurring meetings with Practice Managers to ensure continued success and improvement. Our generous compensation package offers major medical, vision, life and dental insurance, 401k plan, PTO and paid holidays, relocation assistance, paid maternity, liability coverage, association dues to three veterinary organizations, as well as state and federal licensing fees. Continuing education is supported and highly encouraged. All associates will receive stipends for continuing education to help further our value for best medicine. Our hospitals are all equipped with newer modern veterinary tools and technology to aid in providing exceptional care to our patients. New Grads are encouraged to apply! We look forward to hearing from you!

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Date Submitted: 5/11/2020
Contact Person: Danielle Knight
Practice Name: South Suburban Low Cost Veterinary Services
Address: 135 W Joe Orr Rd
City: Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Phone: (708) 995-7376
Email: danielle.knight@coynevetservices.com
Web Site: https://southsuburbanvet.com/
Practice Type: Companion Animal Exclusive
Job Type: Associate
Seeking a full-time veterinarian to join our low-cost practice in Chicago Heights, IL! This clinic was opened in partnership with a local non-profit shelter, South Suburban Humane Society, to provide more opportunities for affordable veterinary care in the local community. This is a unique career path for associates with a passion for shelter medicine and progressive care. Some of the comprehensive services we are able to provide families at a more affordable cost are Wellness and Preventative Care, Vaccinations, Laboratory Diagnostics, Soft Tissue Surgeries, Digital Radiographs, Ultrasounds and more! We strongly believe that low cost should still be of the highest quality and we are passionate about providing it to pets in need! Our ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with strong communication skills. We are also looking for someone who has strong analytical skills, is proficient in general surgery, has knowledge of best medicine but seeks to be a life long learner. A love of veterinary medicine, pets and their people is a must! We offer full-time team members a competitive benefits package including medical insurance, relocation assistance, a generous CE allowance, PTO and paid holidays, association dues, licensing fees, uniforms, personal pet care discounts, and professional liability coverage. If you are eager to learn and take on new challenges and want to work with a passionate and dedicated team then please take a look at the link and reach out with any questions you have or you can apply directly on the site. We look forward to hearing from you! https://coynevetservices.com/employment-opportunities/veterinary-applicants/

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Date Submitted: 4/24/2020
Contact Person: Joshua Spriggs
Practice Name: White Oak West Animal Hospital
Address: 2801 W White Oaks Dr
City: Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: (818) 825-4513
Email: josh.spriggs@nva.com
Practice Type: Companion Animal Predominant
Job Type: Associate
White Oaks West Animal Hospital is accepting applications for an Associate Veterinarian at our 3 doctor practice located Springfield, Illinois. We are a full-service veterinary hospital ready to provide optimal veterinary care for companion animals. Our practice provides a wide variety of services ranging from wellness exams and vaccines to advanced diagnostics and a wide variety of surgical procedures. We have developed many long term relationships with our clients and their pets. We are looking for a full-time veterinarian, but we'll consider a part-time candidate, that wishes to practice high quality medicine and who wants to promote a high standard of veterinary care. NEW GRADS WELCOME! ABOUT THE HOSPITAL Three exam rooms, two treatment rooms, and a surgical suite 20 computer stations including one in each exam room Digital dental x-rays and a dental suite Wet table and new surgery table Ultrasound Endoscope Class 4 therapeutic laser Mobile isoflurane anesthesia machines Full Idexx Suite, Idexx referral lab, and Idexx DR Digital x-ray system Services include nutritional counseling, wellness exams, dental care, and much more Avimark management software To learn more, visit: http://wow-vet.com/ Benefits: No on-call shifts & closed on Sundays Rotating Saturdays. Highly competitive base salary. Health Insurance. Life Insurance, Short term/Long Term disability. 401 (K) plan. Continuing Education. State License and memberships

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Date Submitted: 4/24/2020
Contact Person: Joshua Spriggs
Address: 1807 Plainfield Rd
City: Crest Hill, IL 60403
Phone: (818) 825-4513
Email: josh.spriggs@nva.com
Practice Type: Companion Animal Predominant
Job Type: Associate
rest Hill Animal Hospital is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care. We provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. We also work closely with local practices when special diagnostic procedures are required. The facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, a closely supervised hospitalization area, and indoor boarding kennels with outdoor runs and walking areas. New graduates are welcome to apply. Interest in exotics is preferred but not required. About our Hospital: Dental Suite and Dental X-ray Digital radiology Routine and emergency surgeries Surgical Laser Preventative medicine, Wellness exams & routine vaccinations Onsite Lab Exotic Animal Care Boarding More information at: www.cresthillanimalhospital.com Benefits: Highly competitive base salary Health Insurance Life Insurance, Short term/Long Term disability Bonus Program 401 (K) plan Paid vacation, sick time and paid holidays Paid State License and DEA

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Date Submitted: 4/24/2020
Contact Person: Joshua Spriggs
Practice Name: Kruger Animal Hospital
Address: 1824 W Hovey Ave
City: Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (818) 825-4513
Email: josh.spriggs@nva.com
Web Site: https://www.krugeranimalhospital.com/
Practice Type: Companion Animal Predominant
Job Type: Associate
Kruger Animal Hospital in Normal, Illinois is seeking a full-time Associate Veterinarian to join our team, new grads welcome! Kruger Animal Hospital is located in the beautiful plains of Central Illinois, situated in the twin cities of Bloomington–Normal. We have been providing medical, grooming, and boarding services for our patients for more than 70 years. The staff at Kruger Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care, and dental care for their highly-valued patients. We differentiate ourselves by offering our clients and patients the unique attention they expect and deserve. Kruger Animal Hospital’s mission is to provide professional veterinary care for our patients. Our goal is to guide our clients with education, respect and compassion in planning a lifetime of health for their pets. We will provide the highest standard of care in medicine, surgery and dentistry. It is our policy to treat our clients as we would treat our own. Being of service to our clients and patients is the definition of our purpose and the mission of our practice. ABOUT THE HOSPITAL: We are a 3 doctor, progressive, and paper light practice. We have four exam rooms, treatment area, isolation ward, surgery suit and radiology suit equipped with digital radiology equipment, and digital dental radiography Grief room offering privacy and comfort for our clients choosing the decision of euthanasia for their pet Large comfortable entrance area with separate sides for feline and canine patients In addition to regular small animal species, a number of avian, reptile, and small mammal cases add the challenge and rewards of exotics to our practice In house laboratory capabilities for selected blood chemistry, urinalysis and sediments, PCV, TP, Fe-Leuk, and various ELISA tests are run by technicians along with a close association with external full-service clinical and pathological laboratories (IDEXX Laboratories) In house ECG’s run and interpreted Digital X-Ray system Isoflourane anesthesia, electro surgery, ultra-sonic dental equipment Surgical monitoring capabilities including oscilloscope/blood pressure and pulse oximetry Large inventory of established pharmaceuticals, as well as compounding capabilities Internet access for quick and reliable referral to various specialties which we have a firm association with Boarding and grooming services offered, which include indoor/outdoor runs and double wide cages accompanied by a large outdoor exercise area for canines and large condos for felines Newest version of AVIMark computer system streamlines the management of a large client data base We encourage and support the cultivation of our doctor’s special interests. For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.krugeranimalhospital.com/ About McLean County: Kruger Animal Hospital is located in the heart of Normal college campuses, with Illinois State University just about 3 miles east, Illinois Wesleyan University just over 6 miles southeast, and Heartland Community College just under 10 miles north. This provides for a large variety of extra-circular activities, including sporting events, concerts, plays and circuses. Outdoor recreational opportunities around Bloomington-Normal include fishing, hunting, camping and boating. The Grossinger Motors Arena (formally known as U.S. Cellular Coliseum) is also located in Bloomington, home of the Central Illinois Flying Aces hockey team, Bloomington Edge arena football team, and various other entertainments including many sold-out concerts. The area is very well represented with schools, churches, social organizations, shopping centers and restaurants. The cost of living in McLean County is below the average for the state of Illinois. All of these combined are reasons why we feel McLean County is an attractive to live and practice.

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Date Submitted: 4/24/2020
Contact Person: Kirsten Friedrichs
Practice Name: Arlington Cat Clinic
Address: 841 N Wilke Rd
City: Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: (630) 712-0120
Email: kirsten@obrienvetgroup.com
Web Site: https://www.arlingtoncatclinic.com/
Practice Type: Companion Animal Exclusive
Job Type: Associate
How do we describe Arlington Cat Clinic in a phrase? ADVANCED CARE. A seasoned veterinarian with an enthusiasm for the doctor-client bond and a passion for feline focused care would be a great addition to our team at Arlington Cat Clinic. We are proud to offer advanced diagnostics with a preventative centered approach. Our growing feline specialty clinic is situated in a bustling family friendly area with year-round recreational events and activities. We offer mentorship and guidance from our outstanding team of veterinary colleagues that pride themselves in over 120 years of combined experience. We celebrate the collaboration of great minds and support new ideas and integrations. Having been family owned and operated since 1988, our practice is proud to be a feline centered fixture in this inviting neighborhood, having built relationships that have spanned many generations. Our support staff that was hired based off of personality and their love for the patients. The staff is experienced, cross-trained, and works diligently to provide first class education and follow through to our clientele. Become the best version of YOU in your veterinary career with Arlington Cat Clinic! Website: https://www.arlingtoncatclinic.com/ Clinic video: https://vimeo.com/391060226/14227d6993 Town Tour: https://youtu.be/tPerGe7HYBA Candidates should: • Have a love for the feline species • SMILE! Afterall, you love your career, right? • Have a willingness to learn and grow professionally • Have a sense of humor • Be positive and energetic • Enjoy collaboration with colleagues, i.e. TEAMWORK! • Be an empathetic and competent communicator • Have a compassionate heart • Have an affinity for wellness and preventative care • Show proficiency in routine soft tissue surgeries and dentistry Competitive salary based on skills and experience, health insurance, 401K with matching, license/dues/liability, vacation time, continued education allowance.

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Date Submitted: 4/23/2020
Contact Person: Joshua Spriggs
Address: 1214 E Church St
City: Sandwich, IL 60548
Phone: (818) 825-4513
Email: josh.spriggs@nva.com
Web Site: www.sandwichvet.com
Practice Type: Mixed Animal
Job Type: Associate
Associate Veterinarian in Sandwich, IL (Southwestern Suburb of Chicago) Sandwich Veterinary Hospital is a busy 3-doctor hospital looking to add a full-time Veterinary Associate to our dedicated and professional team, new grads welcome! We treat small and large animals with the exception of equine. The client and their pet are not part of our practice- they are part of our FAMILY. You can practice the most up to date medicine during office hours with the benefits of never being on-call after hours. The managing team emphasizes veterinary wellness hours as a top priority and values of self-care. About the Hospital: Surgery, dentistry, dermatology and ER services provided We have 5 exam rooms, a large treatment area, surgical suite, client waiting areas and a full boarding facility In-house laboratory Close working relationship with external full-service clinical and pathological laboratories at IDEXX, the University of Illinois and VCA Aurora (local referral center located about 18 miles away) Scil Digital x-ray equipment Digital dental x-ray equipment and ultrasonic dental equipment Surgical anesthetic monitoring Complete pharmacy on site Laser Surgery EKG & Tonopen. We offer Paw Plans (Pet annual wellness plans) that offer significant discounts on preventative services and allow the client to spread the cost over 12 months. Benefits: Highly competitive base salary Health Insurance Life Insurance, Short term/Long Term disability Bonus Program 401 (K) plan Paid vacation, sick time and paid holidays State License and DEA- we will pay the renewal costs For more information www.sandwichvet.com Located just an hour southwest of Chicago, you can easily enjoy the excitement of visit the city, with the comfort of practicing in a peaceful, friendly small town atmosphere

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Date Submitted: 4/23/2020
Contact Person: Joshua Spriggs
Address: 1090 W South Side Dr
City: Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: (818) 825-4513
Email: josh.spriggs@nva.com
Web Site: https://fairviewpetvet.com/
Practice Type: Companion Animal Predominant
Job Type: Associate
Fairview Hospital for Animals is seeking a full-time veterinarian with an interest in surgery, dentistry, and ultrasonography to join our team. New grads welcome! Located in Decatur, IL our small animal practice has served the community for seventy years, thirty under current ownership in a recently constructed facility. We are looking for a passionate veterinarian eager to advance the human-animal bond by building lasting relationships while treating our clients and patients like family. Our hospital team offers a wide range of services for pets including wellness care, vaccinations, dentistry, ophthalmology, digital radiology, laser therapy and surgery. We are a progressive practice that would be open to expanding our services for doctors with an interest in exotics, acupuncture or other special interests. About the hospital: Four fully equipped exam rooms Fully equipped laboratory with IDEXX ProCyte and Catalyst Analysers Spacious treatment area Digital radiography Cold therapy laser Midmark Veterinary Pro 1000 dental unit Toshiba Ultrasound unit ImproMed software Benefits: Competitive base salary with production-based bonus Health Insurance Life Insurance, short/long term disability 401(K) plan Paid membership to national, state and local veterinary medical associations Paid state license and state and federal DEA license Vacation Continuing education stipend Decatur, a town of 72,000 people is located in central Illinois between Springfield and Champaign that is home to a small liberal arts university and the clinic is located within a mile of beautiful Lake Decatur.

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Date Submitted: 4/13/2020
Contact Person: Jo Lynn Lamczyk, DVM
Practice Name: Lamczyk Veterinary Clinic
Address: 12246 North Sparrow Lane
City: Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: (618) 204-5837
Email: lamczykvc@gmail.com
Practice Type: Mixed Animal
Job Type: Associate
Lamczyk Veterinary Clinic is located in Mt. Vernon, IL, which offers rural and urban amenities. We are a 4 doctor practice, family owned, with orthopedic services, endoscopic surgery, rehabilitative services (CCRT on staff), veterinary medical acupuncture, large animal ambulatory and in house facilities, bovine foot table, as well as basic general practice including in house diagnostics (including digital radiography and ultrasound). We also see some companion zoo animal patients. We are looking for a full-time veterinarian interested in mixed or large animal medicine and promote mentorship and development of personal interests within veterinary medicine. We are committed to performing and ever advancing our skills and services. Please contact us at Lamczykvc@gmail.com.

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Date Submitted: 2/7/2020
Contact Person: Kyle Drake
Practice Name: Arthur Veterinary Clinic
Address: 705 S. Vine St
City: Arthur, IL 61911
Email: equine78@yahoo.com
Web Site: www.arthurvetclinic.com
Practice Type: Mixed Animal
Job Type: Associate
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