Associate Veterinarian – Companions Animal Hospital Serving the St. Cloud, Minnesota area
About Our Hospital
Companions Animal Hospital is eagerly seeking a team-oriented, full-time DVM to join our growing canine, feline and exotics companion animal practice. We have a longtime tradition of providing high-quality veterinary care through outstanding client service, understanding, compassion and communication. As an AAHA accredited, Cat-Friendly and Low-Stress Certified hospital, we have proudly served pets and their people in the St. Cloud community for almost 25 years.
We have a deep desire to find associate DVMs who are committed to a team-oriented approach, seeing and appreciating the genuine value of all team members who work together for the good of our patients, clients and each other. We recognize and support every co-worker’s contributions. Treating each other with gratitude and respect can make a tremendous difference in working through day-to-day challenges and stresses we all face given the demands and pace of veterinary medicine.
Our Culture and Team
Our core values—Respect, Wow Service, Learning, Fun, Do the Right Thing—guide everything we do.We’re close-knit and somewhat informal, while still expecting professionalism and respect from all. Reliability and personal integrity are important and we pride ourselves on providing mentorship and a collaborative workplace, holding each other accountable in a supportive way. We value relationships internally and externally, and our client education and follow-up care intentionally offers ample opportunity for discussion and understanding. It’s one of the things our clients say they love about us! In addition to taking care of pets, we take care of each other. Personal health, well-being and work-life balance are important, and every individual matters. At the end of the day, we feel great about the care we provide, the relationships we form and our standards for doing things. We’re ready to welcome in someone who wants to feel that way too!
Our current team includes 2 DVMs, 3 receptionists, 4 veterinary technicians, 5 assistants, 1 animal caretaker, 1 inventory manager, 1 groomer and a hospital administrator. Our regular hours of operation are 7:00 am-6:00 pm Monday-Friday. We are open every other Saturday through May, when we will close weekends so that our team may enjoy more of a reprieve.
Your Opportunity to Learn Our hospital is well-equipped and includes digital radiology, digital dental radiology, CR radiology, ultrasound, and therapeutic and CO2 lasers. We enjoy working with board-certified specialists who help make the highest level of care and expertise readily available to our clients and patients. Our techs are well-trained and able to support our doctors with procedures such as IVCs and NG tubes. If there is an area of interest you would like to grow in, we would love to talk more about how we can make that happen!
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Our community is important and we give back through local events as well as around the globe via our partnership with World Vets. Each year, our company sends a group of doctors and support staff abroad to help pets in need to nurture healthy relationships between people and animals.
When you join our team, you’ll receive:
Highly competitive base salary!
Monthly production bonus potential – NO NEGATIVE ACCRUAL
Medical, dental, vision, life insurance—with company contribution HSA account
Continuing education allowance—$2,500 for FT DVMs
401k with company match
Generous paid time off for work/life balance – up to 5 Weeks of PTO
Practice freedom and focus on practicing high-quality medicine
AVMA PLIT Professional Liability Insurance
Mileage reimbursement of up to 55½ cents a mile
No on call or weekends!
St. Cloud sits along the Mississippi River about 40 minutes from the northwestern portion of the Twin Cities. With a metro population of about 200,000, our community has a balance of city living and conveniences while also offering neighborhoods and “suburbs” with a small-town feel. There is something for everyone!
The area is home to several nationally renowned secondary education institutions, including St. Cloud State University, St. John’s University, College of St. Benedict and College of St. Scholastica, along with community and technical colleges.
Outdoor lovers are near an array of recreational opportunities, including canoeing, kayaking or camping in numerous county parks, on private campgrounds or alongside the Mississippi River or one of Minnesota’s thousands of relaxing lakes; fishing on part of the Mississippi River recognized as one of the top 10 spots in the country; rock climbing, cross-country skiing and scuba diving at Stearns County’s Quarry Park; trails for walking, hiking, rollerblading, bicycling, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling, including the 46-mile Lake Wobegon Trail and the Beaver Islands Trail; golfing at more than 60 area golf courses.
Spectator sports including SCSU’s Division I men’s and women’s hockey teams at the National Hockey Center, St. Cloud Rox summer collegiate baseball team and the Granite City Lumberjacks for hockey enthusiasts.
Munsinger and Clemens gardens, Quarry Park and Nature Preserve, St. John’s Arboretum.
Fine Arts offerings such as the Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center, Pioneer Place on Fifth, Benedicta Arts Center, Minnesota Center Chorale, the Great River Chorale, the Chamber Music Society of St. Cloud, the St. Cloud Municipal Band, the Paramount Jazz Orchestra and the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra and many more.
Small businesses and large retailers, a hospital system, great public and private schools!
The community also offers many housing options and a lower cost of living. All of these factors combined have contributed to St. Cloud being named a “Best Small City in America.”
If you are interested in being part of a collaborative and supportive team, we are the right fit and would love to speak with you! Please contact Jareema Donaldson, Talent Acquisition Partner, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to submit your resume.
Our partnership with Lakefield Veterinary Group is a long-term relationship dedicated to compassionate veterinary care. We are building communities of talented and like-minded veterinarians that will embody our core values of Respect, Wow Service, Learning, Fun, and will always Do the Right Thing. There is no greater reward than strengthening the human/pet bond. It is our responsibility to go beyond the borders of our local legacy and provide expert level veterinary medicine to pets all over the world during our annual trip with World Vets. We invite you to come experience the Lakefield family.