Join us in providing quality medicine with mentorship available in a modern facility with an efficient, fun-loving team. We are seeking a small animal associate and a mixed animal associate to add to our practice in order to reduce the hours of our very experienced but aging veterinarians. Practice is 65% small animal, 33% bovine, mostly cow-calf and 2% equine, exotics, small ruminants and pocket pets. Practice is 33% bovine, mostly cow-calf, 65% small animal, 2% equine and sees small numbers of exotics, small ruminants and pocket pets. Applicant should have excellent communication skills, enjoy working in a variety of situations with a diverse case load, have a desire to improve and advance personal skills and have the ability to maintain an upbeat attitude with respect and admiration for coworkers and clients. Basic diagnostic and surgical skills required. Work schedule is 5 1/2 days a week for 2 weeks and then 4 days with a 3-day weekend off. Emergency duty will be split among 3-4 veterinarians. Benefits include medical insurance, HSA account, SIMPLE IRA retirement account, malpractice insurance, service discounts and continuing education, license and professional membership fee coverage.
North Dakota has low COVID rates and the economy continues to thrive. You will find the people to be friendly and helpful. Beulah is a prosperous town of near 3,000 and has great schools, services, and recreation including Lake Sakakawea nearby. Information can be found at https://visitbeulah.com. ND has a loan payback program for those in large animal practice enabling them to receive $80,000 in school loan payment over 4 years of employment.
Practice website is http://www.kniferiverveterinaryclinic.com and facebook page is Knife River Veterinary Clinic.
DVM or equivalent with federal accreditation and eligibility for ND state licensure
Physical abililty and stamina necessary to work full days and lift 40 lbs.
Additional Salary Information: Additional income generated from emergency work
About Knife River Veterinary Clinic, Inc.
Knife River Veterinary Clinic, Inc. is a 3-4 veterinarian mixed practice serving Mercer, Oliver and Dunn counties in North Dakota. The practice has been established since the 1960's with the current ownership beginning in 1997. This clinic was built in 2002 with full small and large animal facilities. Indoor and outdoor cattle working areas including rotary electric chute, hydraulic portable chute, calving chute, working tubs and pens and a horse stocks serve large animal patients. Three exam rooms, a treatment and wet prep area, small animal surgery, x-ray room, isolation room, separate dog and cat kennel areas, grooming room and a large open reception area provide a very efficient workplace for handling pets, calves and small ruminants. Records are maintained on Avimark computer system. Large animal herd work is done in the country but most individual cattle and horse work is done in the clinic. The practice philosophy is to provide high quality medical and surgical care at an affordable cost to serve both our animal patients and their caretakers. We develop close, long term relationships with our clients and patients. We provide services ranging from boarding and grooming to or...thopedic surgery and everything in between. Referral cases can be sent to Bismarck, 80 miles away. Our current staff includes 3 veterinarians, 2 veterinary technician, 4 veterinary assistants, 2 kennel workers, 1 groomer and 2 previous assistants who cover assistant hours as fill in staff. The practice owners have 41 and 40 years of practice experience to share with new associates. The clinic has a website at www.kniferiverveterinaryclinic.com and a facebook page under Knife River Veterinary Clinic. Beulah is a growing rural business center of around 3,000 people supporting the agricultural, power generation, and oil industries in the surrounding area. The population enjoys a high standard of living with excellent schools, churches and businesses available. Recreational opportunities abound with Lake Sakakawea to the north and a nice park system and new wellness center within Beulah. The community is very active with many volunteer organizations and local events throughout the year. Details about the community can be seen at www.beulahnd.org.
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