Benefits are negotiable. See description for starting base of benefits.
DVM or equivalent
2 openings available.
We are a well established (50 years at current location) but forward looking one veterinarian practice looking for 1 or 2 full time associate veterinarians to join our companion animal practice. The senior veterinarian just retired at the end of 2020. Our practice would give you an opportunity to grow as a professional but also enjoy a high quality of life in a fabulous community. We believe in a team effort approach where every member has a voice to help achieve the best result possible for each client/patient. We deliver quality care but listen to both our clients and patients to provide affordable and realistic options tailored to each case. Currently, there are 2 full time registered veterinary technicians, 1 full-time vet assistant, 2 full time receptionists, 1 full time kennel worker/vet assistant and 3 part time kennel workers.
Our ideal candidate is passionate about the veterinary profession and wants to continue to learn and expand their knowledge and techniques. We want an associate with great communication and listening skills who is observant, detail oriented, works well with others, and who cares about their clients/patients. We want you to be the best veterinarian that you can be and have a balanced fulfilling life.
There is an opening for ONE/TWO full time veterinarians and a married veterinarian couple would be considered. Base salary and production bonuses will be discussed with qualified and interested applicants as well as other benefits (Health insurance, professional liability insurance, AVMA/State VMA dues, CE allowance, PTO and holiday pay) that would be paid for or available. There would also be a buy in opportunity available to an interested associate within a reasonable time period. Associates would be expected to work 45-55 hours a week, Monday through Friday, but there is NO emergency duty.
ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL
*We have been in business for over 50 years, are well respected, a long time Chamber of Commerce member, and have a very busy surgical and medicine appointment schedule. Current owner has been on the SDVMA executive board for over 15 years and is a past president. In addition, she has been serving in the AVMA House of Delegates for almost 8 years and just completed 3 years on the AVMA Strategic Management Committee.
*Renovated building with two exam rooms, surgery suite, two kennels with boarding services and outdoor runs.
*In house laboratory capabilities with IDEXX blood and urine machines and IDEXX software (Cornerstone). In house ECG, Cold Therapeutic Laser, Isoflurane anesthesia, monitors for anesthetized patients, new digital radiology system, ultrasonic dental equipment, and ultrasound.
*Complete in house and online pharmacy.
*Full support staff including two registered veterinary technicians
*No emergency duty and currently operating Monday through Friday.
*We encourage our associates to be active in the community and state/local veterinary organizations.
Yankton is a modern and thriving city with a population of nearly 16,000 that sits on the Missouri River at the SD-NE border. It boasts an incredible array of outdoor recreational activities, a growing historical downtown, numerous employment options, and it offers a safe, community-centered environment for people of all ages looking to make Yankton home. Yankton has an exceptional educational system as well as Mount Marty University and the Regional Technical Education Center.
Please visit our webpage at www.animalhealthclinicyankton.com or visit our Facebook page to learn more about who we are!
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of South Dakota or ability to get a temporary license until the next testing cycle.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth.
The Animal Health Clinic, also known as Franklin Guenther Prof LLC, is a well-established but forward looking companion animal practice currently staffed by the one veterinarian owner, six full time staff including three veterinary technicians, and 3 part time kennel workers. We believe in providing quality care at affordable pricing to all.