Position: Associate Veterinarian

Facility/Clinic: Kersting Veterinary Hospital and Bird Medicine and Surgery

Expires: 1/01/2024

Contact: Mary Oliver

Kersting Veterinary Hospital is a well-established, progressive, fast paced 2 FTE, small animal, avaian and exotic practice located in Chesterfield, MO. We see 60% Avian and Exotic Medicine. We offer many services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients including Preventive Care, Surgery, In house Diagnostics, Digital full body and dental radiology, and vacation boarding and more.

Kersting Veterinary Hospital is located in beautiful Chesterfield. The proximity to downtown allows for easy commute to The Gateway Arch. Rockwood public schools are rated number #4 in Missouri, making it an ideal area to raise a family. Popular activities in the area include hiking, biking, and visiting Busch Stadium to see the championship St. Louis Cardinals team. Chesterfield is a wonderful place to enjoy a healthy and active work-life balance.

We’re looking for:
– Full-Time or Part-Time Veterinarian
– Compassionate, Team Player and Strong Communicator
– Proficient in general medicine and surgery
– Experience preferred but new graduates seeking mentorship are encouraged to apply!

We offer our Veterinarians:
– Flexible Scheduling
– Comprehensive Benefits (paid vacation/sick time/holidays, health, dental, vision, liability, 401K, life & supplemental insurance, employee assistance program & personal pet care discounts)
– Future Ownership Opportunities
– Competitive Compensation
– Medical Autonomy
– DVM Mentor Network
– Paid CE Allowance & Professional Dues


– Doctor of Veterinary degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
– Current DEA License or obtained upon hire
– Active Veterinary State License
– USDA Accreditation or obtained upon hire

Additional information

+ Ability to sit or stand and work at a computer for long periods of time.
+ Ability to be confident around animals (i.e., dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, etc. Candidate to confirm species treated with practice leadership for additional clarity.)
+ Client needs and work volume may occasionally require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. This position may require special working hours, including working weekends, evenings and/or holidays.
+ Must have mental capacity and processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.
+ The noise level in the work environment is moderately high. Ear plugs will be available upon request.
+ Job requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform required duties while working.
+ Ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.
+ Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate other equipment as required.
+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
+ Hospital teammates are routinely exposed to a variety of animals that may bite, kick or scratch, and on occasion, may be exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological or zoonotic hazards and/or medication/controlled substances.


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