Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Northgate Pet Clinic is seeking a full-time Associate Veterinarian at our 8 doctor practice located in Decatur, the heart of Illinois. New grads are welcome!

We are a well-established, AAHA-accredited, full-service small animal veterinary hospital. We provide comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care for canine, feline, exotic, pocket pets and a small number of Zoo animal (Tiger’s anyone)?

Any interest in expanding your day-to-day duties? We remain continuously engaged in a variety of clinical trials and perform extensive soft tissue, dental and orthopedic surgeries daily.

Looking for mentoring, training and support? We offer both individualized and team-structured training. We have a large staff of 40+ (many are Fear-Free Certified), including a very talented brigade of technicians and assistants.

We are primarily appointment-based, accept occasional walk-in’s and provide emergency after-hour care for our clients. This is a full-time position that offers 40 hours per week with a rotating Saturday schedule of 2x 8-5 p.m. and 1x 12-5 p.m. On-call includes 1 day per week, 1 weekend per month and rotating holidays between the doctor staff. We are closed on Sundays and holidays.

We offer a very large variety of cases, we’ve done it all and seen it all! We are looking for a veterinarian who has interest in providing a wide variety of services ranging from wellness exams and vaccines to advanced diagnostics and complex surgical procedures. We provide services to a high number of breeders, Reproduction experience would be a plus. Interest in Cardiology? This role would be for you too!

No matter your level of experience, whether you’re a new grad or have been providing care for years, we welcome you.


  • Laser Surgery & Therapy Treatments
  • State-of-the-art Surgical Procedures & Monitoring
  • Advanced Oral Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • All Dental Procedures
  • Digital Imaging & Ultrasonography
  • Canine, Feline, Avian, Pocket Pet and Zoo Animal

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Skills and Basic Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Experience with exotics preferred but not required

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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Decatur, Illinois, United States

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