Associate Veterinarian (DVM) | AAHA – Grand Rapids

Job Description

Job Description

Great Lakes Hospital for Animals is a multi-doctor, AAHA-accredited practice located in Belmont, MI (Only 15 minutes north of downtown Grand Rapids). We are a progressive, small animal hospital committed to providing exceptional medical care, service, and compassion to our clients and their pets.

We are looking for either a full or part time associate to join our 4 veterinarians and our highly skilled veterinary team. Ideal candidate will have a passion for serving others, an interest in surgery and dentistry, and a desire to educate and partner with our clients to provide a long, happy, healthy relationship with their pets.

We will provide a supportive environment in which you will be able to continue to learn and grow. Our multi-doctor practice provides a collaborative work environment, and also allows for ample time to fulfill interests outside of the practice with a monthly Saturday shift rotation (once per month) and no Sunday or after-hours call . Excellent pay, benefits, and continuing education.

Our clients and team deserve the best. We know it is our privilege each and every day to serve our community and one another. This mission has allowed us to provide exceptional medical care and service to our community for over 30 years!

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  • We are a multi-doctor practice highly focused on dentistry/oral health, nutrition, and preventive care
  • Digital radiology
  • Digital dental radiology
  • Complete in-house laboratory including SediVue DX as well as Idexx/MSU Reference labs
  • Dedicated surgical suite with advanced patient support and monitoring equipment
  • Brand new Bovie electrosurgical unit
  • Two dental stations with state of the art dental machines and instrumentation
  • Electronic medical records with computer access in all patient care areas
  • 8 experienced and professional licensed veterinary technicians including one who is working on her VTS in dentistry
  • Highly leveraged and educated veterinary support team including three assistants pursuing degrees in veterinary technology
  • Motivated and compliant clientele
  • Progressive practice with a strong focus on continuing education
  • We encourage and support the cultivation of doctors’ special veterinary interests
  • Collaborative work environment with collegiate veterinarians who participate in rounds, case study/reviews, and monthly doctor meetings
  • Active participant in the greater Grand Rapids veterinary community, including professional memberships, regular community education segments on local radio, and an educational partnership with the veterinary technology program at Baker Community College

About Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grand Rapids is the second largest city in Michigan and is located on the Grand River just 30 miles east of Lake Michigan. This unique location provides a diverse mix of urban amenities and outdoor recreation. You will find endless opportunities to enjoy art, music, beer, and food earning us a place on Expedia’s list of “Super Cool Cities”. You may also know us by our nickname, Beer City, USA, we have over 80 breweries on our “Ale Trail”. If outdoor activities are more your vibe, you might prefer our nickname the “Grand Outdoors”. You can fish, paddle, bike and ski just minutes away from our downtown. There are dozens of additional lakes and trails within 5 to 30 minutes of our city center. Enjoy all the benefits of a big city without the hassles in our friendly, natural, outdoor playground.

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Belmont, Michigan, United States

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