Veterinarian for a Privately Owned Practice in St. Charles, IL - New Grads Welcome!
Loyal Companions Animal Hospital and Pet Resort
Location: St. Charles, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Salary: Base salary $80,000 to $120,00
Compensation is a base salary plus quarterly bonuses based on percent of production beyond the base salary.
Quarterly bonuses will be calculated by 18% - 21% of production (percent determined by experience)
DVM or equivalent
Loyal Companions is unlike any other animal hospital and was built to be a state-of-the-art Fear Free hospital. After practicing in traditional animal hospitals for 22 years, Dr. Vicki Petsche made her dreams come true by opening Loyal Companions in 2016. Dr. Petsche’s mission is to provide comprehensive veterinary health care that is delivered with both excellence and compassion. Our Fear Free approach exceeds the expectations of pets and their people by alleviating anxieties and fears to ensure a calm, pet-centric visit. Our vision is to set the standard for forward-thinking, progressive animal hospitals. Loyal Companions has an opportunity for a new graduate or experienced veterinarian to join Dr. Vicki Petsche and Dr. Aly Oriold. For new graduates, Dr. Petsche is able to offer mentorships with her 28 years of experience. We offer flexible schedules to help maintain the all-important work-life balance.
Our support team is unmatched! We have a very friendly and compassionate team of 7 certified veterinary technicians and 5 veterinary assistants. Our highly skilled team ensures that the medical records are completed in an organized, professional, and timely fashion in order for the doctors to concentrate on patient care. With their support to promote both compliance and success for your treatment plans, you will be able to go home on time and leave work at work!
Below are some additional reasons why Loyal Companions is such an amazing place to work:
Loyal Companions is an immaculate new facility with modern, cutting-edge technology, and state of the art equipment including ultrasound and digital radiology.
We are one of only 5 animal hospitals in the state of Illinois that have achieved the status of Fear Free Certified Practice.
All of our staff are Fear Free Certified Professionals and use specific techniques to ensure the emotional wellbeing of our patients is cared for as much as their physical wellbeing.
Our AAHA Accreditation status aligns us with the top 15% of practices in the country.
We are very proud to be named a top 5 finalist for the AAHA Practice of the Year for 2020.
As a Cat Friendly Certified practice, our feline patients have their own experience with separate exam rooms, treatment area, ward spaces, and a whole entrance dedicated to them.
Our Pet Resort provides dog and cat lodging, doggie daycare, grooming, and training to provide all of your client’s needs in one place.
We have long appointment times (30, 45 or 60 minute slots), which will allow you to foster lasting relationships with pet parents adding so much joy and satisfaction to your daily work.
Loyal Companions serves a demographic that views their pets as family members and our clientele are seeking out the highest level of care and service available in the community.
Proud to be a women owned small business making a difference in our community – not corporate.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Health insurance with options for dental, vision and life insurance.
Retirement plan with 3% employer match
Paid vacation days plus paid CE days
Paid holidays including the Friday after Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve
Competitive CE stipend Veterinary license + IL controlled substance license fees paid
DEA license fee paid
AVMA PLIT insurance Fear Free Certification fee + renewal fees paid VIN subscription AVMA, CVMA, and ISVMA dues paid
DVM or equivalent degree; Class of 2023 graduates welcome to apply
Excellent people skills willing to establish solid working relationships with pet parents
Commitment to Fear Free principles
Commitment to continuing education to maintain current & thorough diagnostic and treatment plans
Prefer an interest or experience in dog and cat behavior / training
About Loyal Companions Animal Hospital and Pet Resort
Loyal Companions is a state of the art facility providing the best care we can for our pets in St. Charles and the surrounding towns. Dr. Vicki Petsche, Dr. Aly Oriold, and their team combine modern technology with unbound compassion. Our veterinary hospital offers services in medicine, surgery, dentistry, radiographs, ultrasonography, dog training, grooming, dog daycare and luxury dog and cat lodging.
Loyal Companions was built to be Fear Free.
Since 2016, Loyal Companions Animal Hospital and Pet Resort is a one stop shop for all of our pet parents' needs. We are proud to be a Fear Free Certified Practice, AAHA Accredited and Cat Friendly. We have a separate experiences for dogs and cats - we do not have a waiting room, and we have separate entrances, exam rooms, treatment areas, and lodging spaces.