Would you like to have a balanced life while practicing the high quality medicine you were taught? If so, you may be a perfect fit for the Animal Ark Veterinary Hospital in Elkin. We are a privately-owned small animal practice who also sees avian and exotic pets. We are looking for a full time or part time, permanent Associate Veterinarian to join its team-oriented, hard-working, motivated staff. New grads are encouraged to apply. The associate will have 1-on-1 mentoring as well as the freedom to bring their own specialties into the practice. The associate will have a flexible schedule so that they can enjoy the amenities of the Yadkin Valley and surrounding area. A 24 hour emergency clinic is close by, so minimal, if any, emergencies are required. Buy-in potential leading to complete ownership is also available for the right associate. The ideal candidate will feel comfortable in this family style business atmosphere where high-quality progressive medicine takes place. This candidate shall possess strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as a deep compassion for pets. This candidate shall help provide services for the adjacent water-based crematorium (aquamation) and full-service pet funeral home (Yadkin Valley Pet Funeral Services-privately-owned). These services will include but not be limited to, palliative care, hospice treatment plans and consultations as well as in-home euthanasia and grief support.
The clientele is well educated and demands high quality veterinary services. Elkin’s largest employers are the nationally ranked Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital with its supportive medical services and the independent Elkin City School system which consistently ranks as one of the best public-school systems in the country.
Elkin, North Carolina is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are centrally located between Mount Airy and Charlotte, Boone and Winston-Salem, along Interstate 77, only 20 minutes away from the Blue Ridge Parkway and Stone Mountain State Park. Our quaint downtown is situated along the Yadkin River with shopping and restaurants and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Elkin is located in the Yadkin Valley Wine Region (AVA) where there are over 40 tasting rooms in this AVA (American Viticulture Area) wine region. Elkin has numerous music and cultural events that bring our downtown alive including the Reeves Theater, the Tour de Yadkin, Elkin Roots Music Fest, Yadkin Valley Wine Festival in the spring, the Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival and the Big Elkin Brewfest in the fall, and Light Up Elkin in December. We've been the host city for Cycle North Carolina "Mountains to the Coast", which brings over 900 cyclists to Elkin and are a newly designated trail town for the NC Mountain to Sea Trial.
The ideal candidate would be compensated with:
Highly competitive base salary
Paid Vacation and Sick Time
Continuing Education Allowance
Career Growth/Partnership Opportunities
Relocation expense allowance
If you believe you would be a good fit for our unique businesses, please check out our websites. Interested candidates should send a resume with salary requirements and letter of interest to:
Animal Ark Veterinary Hospital
PO Box 1001
Elkin, North Carolina 28621
About Yadkin Valley - Elkin, NC
Animal Ark Veterinary Hospital of Elkin was established to help you care for your dogs, cats, birds and small exotic pets. We strive to offer total health care for your pet from routine and preventative care to surgical services to dental care to emergency care during business hours.. We want to earn your trust and confidence by providing your pet the best and most comprehensive veterinary care available today.