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Date Submitted: 7/19/2019
Contact Person: Dean Falcon
Practice Name: All Creatures Veterinary Hospital
Address: 1825 Clear View Lane
City: Rapid City, SD 57702
Phone: (605) 786-4642
Email: acvethospital@gmail.com
Web Site: allcreaturesrc.com
Practice Type: Companion Animal Predominant
Job Type: Associate
Associate Veterinarian (New Graduate or Experienced) All Creatures Veterinary Hospital, a progressive and modern companion and exotic animal practice that has been voted multiple times ‘Best in the Black Hills’, is seeking an optimistic veterinarian to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be personable, confident, hardworking, and skilled in companion animal general practice (internal medicine and general surgery). They would have excellent client communication skills and a true passion for veterinary medicine. While not required, having very basic exotic veterinary knowledge and skills would be an asset. Our companion animal facility consists of a large reception and retail area, five examination rooms, separate hospital wards, radiology suite, laboratory and pharmacy, large treatment area, two surgery suites, and separate hydrotherapy suite. The clinic is equipped with an Abaxis laboratory (HM5 complete blood counts and four VS2 rotor chemistry machines to provide an in house full range of blood work on canine and felines). We also have digital radiography, ultrasound, laparoscopic and orthopedic surgical equipment, MRI, laser therapy, endoscope, and digital medical records (Avimark). We employ a large, amazing and experienced full-time staff with four doctors, registered technicians, veterinary assistants and receptionists. They are relied upon heavily for obtaining diagnostics, performing treatments and educating clients. This allows our doctors to spend more time examining patients, interpreting diagnostics, and developing treatment plans. Our practice is open Monday through Friday and our veterinarians typically work 40-50 hours per week. We treat emergency cases if possible but refer after-hour emergencies to the local emergency clinic, depending on the case and need for care. Our small animal caseload is wide and varied – from basic wellness to involved medical and surgical cases and everything in between. Position Details We are looking for a friendly, positive, outgoing veterinarian (new grad or experienced) interested in practicing aggressive high quality small animal medicine. Base salary is negotiable and to be determined by experience, but there is potential to earn more with our production-based bonus. We also offer paid personal leave, continuing education, professional membership dues, plus an extensive benefits package. Area Description We are located in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota close to Mount Rushmore. The area provides excellent outdoor activities including hiking, camping, mountain biking, fishing and hunting, water sports, rock climbing, and many other incredible outdoor recreations. Not to mention the view which stunning year round! Rapid City has a population of about 70,000 with the surrounding area of about 130,000 and growing. Rapid City offers an array of affordable places to live, low crime rate, great school districts, numerous churches, and amazing community events that peak just about anyone’s interests. We also have college sporting events, a semi pro hockey team, an event center with concerts and other activities year round, including the annual Black Hills Stock Show. Please send cover letter and resume to Dr. Dean Falcon at dcfalcon13@hotmail.com or call (605)786-4642 with any questions. Further information about our practice is available at www.allcreaturesrc.com

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Date Submitted: 7/17/2019
Contact Person: Tom Covey
Practice Name: Animal Clinic. Ltd.
City: Winner, SD
Phone: (605) 842-6668
Email: animaldoc02@yahoo.com
Practice Type: Food Animal Predominant
Job Type: Associate
Animal Clinic Ltd. is a busy mixed animal practice located in Winner, a small town in south central South Dakota. The practice includes 5 veterinarians, 2 veterinary technicians, 4 veterinary assistants and an office manager. Our Caseload is approximately 90% beef cow/calf, backgrounding, and feedlot, with remaining 10% being divided between small animal, equine, small ruminant, and swine. The clinic is made up of almost 10,000 sq ft under roof. We have a main clinic housing our dispensary showroom, offices, and small animal facilities which covers 3,200 sq ft. The facility was built new in 2010. Our large animal haul-in facility is enclosed and is 2,400 sq ft. The unloading facility and outdoor pens are 900 sq ft and are under roof. We also have a detached equine clinic about 80 yards away which is 3200 sq ft. Our equipment list includes CBC, blood chemistry, an anesthesia monitoring system, digital x-ray, 14 Ultrasound machines 10 Lane Pulsator IV electro-ejaculators, 6 Silencer and 1 Cow Country hydraulic squeeze chutes, Stubbs pneumatic equine dental equipment and a portable horse stocks. Our small animal services include routine medicine and surgery including bone pinning. We also provide routine equine medicine and surgery services along with more extensive reproduction and dental services. Our beef cattle practice is very seasonal due primarily to the true four season weather pattern that we experience. We diagnose pregnancy by either palpation or ultrasonography in over 60,000 head of cows and heifers, we pelvic measure over 5000 heifers, vaccinate for brucellosis about 12,000 heifers and fertility test over 9,000 bulls annually. We gladly offer preceptorship/externships to Sr. veterinary students. There is a bedroom, bathroom with a shower and a kitchen with a microwave provided at the clinic. If you have any questions please contact the clinic at 605-842-1854.

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Date Submitted: 7/16/2019
Contact Person: Melanie Garbel, DVM
Practice Name: Animal Clinic of Rapid City/The Emergency Veterinary Hospital
State: south dakota
Email: mgarbeldvm@gmail.com
Practice Type: Emergency
Job Type: Associate
Job Responsibilities • Develop a rapport with clients and determine their needs and wishes; perform physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort. • Explain physical examination findings and communicate to the client a diagnosis of the pet’s problems; generate and present a treatment plan for the pet to the client; educate clients on preventative health care, including vaccines and appropriate nutritional products. • Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records and make certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols; assist colleagues in follow-up and future management of the patient. • Stay up-to-date with new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine, attend Continuing Education meetings. • Assist in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service. • Positively represent the hospital in the professional community and to the general public. • Other duties as assigned.

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Date Submitted: 5/27/2019
Contact Person: Joy Assman
Practice Name: Countryside Veterinary Clinic INC
Address: 25125 361st Ave
City: Kimball, SD 57355
Phone: (605) 778-6111 605-730-0106
Email: joycountryvet@midstatesd.net
Practice Type: Mixed Animal
Job Type: Associate
Located in the central part of South Dakota this fully equipped practice is one of three locally owned and operated Veterinary Clinics along Interstate 90. The other clinics are Chamberlain Veterinary Supply LLC, in Chamberlain, SD and Willis Veterinary Supply LLC in Presho, SD. We are looking for a motivated practitioner with any level of experience to join our multiple practices. This position offers a variety of large and small animal opportunities for a veterinarian to grow themselves professionally. All three of the locations have a wonderful small town atmosphere making it a great place to raise a family. In the heart of hunting and fishing, this place offers a variety of recreational activities, esp right on the Missouri River. We provide top notch veterinary care to our clients. All three clinics have large animal haul in facilities, with portable hydraulic chutes, company vehicle, ultrasound, blood machines, gas anesthesia and dental machines. The Chamberlain location located in the middle of the three clinics has the radiograph machine, laser, and boarding to assist your patients. Salary is negotiable depending on experience. We provide insurance stipend, AVMA, SDVMA, Professional Liability, vacation, sick leave, continuing ed, and clothing stipend also provided. Please give us a call or email Dr. Joy Assman

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Date Submitted: 4/29/2019
Contact Person: Alida Spilde
Practice Name: Clear Lake Vet Clinic PC
Address: 18085 SD HWY 15
City: Clear Lake, SD 57226
Phone: (605) 874-2450
Fax: (605) 874-2222
Email: clvet@itctel.com
Practice Type: Mixed Animal
Job Type: Associate
73% Food Animal 27% Companion Animal Service Four Vet practice looking for a Fifth Veterinarian Practice Description: Our practice has two haul in facilities both using hydraulic Flying W chutes with one of the chutes being a tilt table for feet work. We also have two portable hydraulic Titan West chute with neck extenders and two manual Pearson chutes for cattle processing in the country. On the companion animal side we have gas anesthesia, ultrasonic dental and laser therapy available. Blood equipment for all species includes Abaxis HM5 for CBC work and Vetscan 2 for chemical profiles. Ultrasound equipment also incorporated. We are located in Clear Lake SD population of 1200. Both Brookings, 4th largest city in SD, where SDSU and the state diagnostic lab is located and Watertown, 5th largest city, is a half hour drive and Sioux Falls, SD largest city, is 90 minutes away. Minneapolis St Paul area is only 3 hours away. Position details: We are looking for someone that wants to join a mixed animal practice. Half of the work in this position will be small animal medicine and the other half will be cow/calf medicine. After hour/emergency calls will be split among veterinarians. Salary will be based on experience and consists of base salary plus production bonus. New Graduates are welcome. Membership dues and license dues included. We have a morning staff meeting every other week with individual mentorship available when requested. Currently the staff consists of four veterinarians, five vet techs and an office manager/bookkeeper. Check us out at: www.facebook.com/clearlakevetclinicpc www.Clearlakevetclinicpc.com Please contact us at clvet@itctel.com for more info or call Dr. Mark Appelhof ISU 82 at 605-690-4874 Dr. Roberta Giesel U of M 96, Dr. Kenzie Rathbun ISU 17, Dr. Rachel Friese U of M 18 Clear Lake Veterinary Clinic PC 18085 SD HWY 15 Clear Lake SD 57226-1085

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