Job Opening: Veterinarian

Facility/Clinic: Ness Exotic Wellness Center

Location: Lisle, IL

Expires: 12/31/2024

Contact: Robert D Ness

Job Description:

Avian & Exotic pet practice in western suburbs of Chicago is seeking a Full-Time associate Veterinarian.

Moving Expense to Illinois stipend is available & Flexible work schedule is negotiable

This progressive exotics practice provides the best of both worlds, being a high quality primary care facility for a well-established client base and holistic care center for dogs, cats and exotics. Over 95% of our patients are avian and exotic pet species, while the remaining few percent are dog and cat holistic care patients. This privately owned practice is housed in our own free-standing facility providing the latest in avian and exotic pet diagnostics and medicine.

Our entire team maintains a strong foundation in conventional diagnostics and therapy for all of our patients. The hospital is equipped with an in-house laboratory, Vimago CT scanner, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy and digital thermography. In addition, we integrate a variety of holistic modalities to complement the care of our patients, including herbal therapy, Traditional Chinese medicine, nutraceuticals, Laser therapy, acupuncture and chiropractic care. Although training and experience in holistic modalities is not required, an open-minded attitude and willingness to incorporate the benefits of alternative therapies available is a necessity. Several of our staff veterinarians have advanced training in many of the integrative modalities to care for our patients.

Job Requirements

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or equivalent
  • Experience in avian and exotic animal medicine
  • Knowledge and skills in medical and surgical care for a variety of avian and exotic species
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting and collaborate with other veterinarians and staff
  • Passion for providing high-quality care to avian and exotic pets
  • State licensure or eligibility to obtain licensure as a veterinarian
  • Openness to Integrative modalities along with progressive diagnostics, surgery & conventional medicine

Salary & Benefits Information

  • Salary range dependent on experience & expertise = $110,000 to $150,000
  • Pro-Sal salary with opportunity for quarterly bonuses
  • Paid Time Off for Vacation, Continued Education & PTO
  • Group Health Insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield (with 50% paid by employer); Dental & Vision Insurance offered (with 100% paid by employee)
  • Eligibility for Vested Profit Sharing Plan after your first year of employment
  • Continued Education allowance
  • Professional Association Dues allowance
  • VIN membership with group account

Lifestyle & Surrounding Area

Lisle is located less than 30 miles west of Chicago and adjacent to the top rated city in Naperville Illinois. Train stations in Lisle and Naperville provide easy access to Chicago and its rich cultural attributes. Naperville continues to be rated one of the top places to live in America, being home of a highly rated public school system, excellent public library system and diverse downtown complete with a spectacular river walk, many top restaurants, shops and local cultural activities. Lisle is home of the expansive and educational Morton Arboretum and extensive surrounding forest preserve system.

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