Associate Veterinarian (DVM) | AAHA - Grand Rapids
Great Lakes Hospital for Animals
Location: Belmont, Michigan
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 6796
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!
We are a multi-doctor practice highly focused on dentistry/oral health, nutrition, and preventive care
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.
The veterinary profession isn’t like any other—it’s the only field predicated on the love of a patient who can’t tell you what’s hurting and can only look to you for help. It takes a special kind of person to do that job, or the jobs supporting that job. NVA doesn’t create those special people—we find them, cultivate them, and give them resources and opportunities to do what only they can do. Whether treating patients, managing a pet resort, or serving hospitals from NVA’s Support Center, NVA’s animal professionals are caring people, united by a love of animals. NVA is proud to honor that connection and is committed to serving our team members by providing them with the tools, support, and freedom to be the professionals they’ve always wanted to be.