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Associate DVM

We are seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our 2-doctor hospital serving our North Shore community for 85+ years. The position is full-time and would offer 35-40 hours per week. We are also able to consider part-time, per diem, and hourly compensation, let us know what works best.  Recent graduates are welcome.

We are an innovative small animal general practice and advanced surgical facility. We pride ourselves on being able to offer our patients and clients the convenience of specialty-level care, whenever appropriate, right here, without additional travel and expense. We are happy to provide training for advanced procedures and assist in the advancement of professional career goals.

Christensen Animal Hospital is locally owned and operated. For us, locally owned means we have the flexibility to make changes quickly and appropriately for our doctors, staff members, clients, and patients. Our team is comprised of a hospital-dedicated practice manager, highly skilled technicians, a managed client care staff, as well as a fully staffed kennel and maintenance manager.

Advanced surgical procedures include:

  • Rigid and flexible endoscopy
  • Brachycephalic airway evaluation
  • Correction (rhinoplasty, laryngeal sacculectomy, etc.)
  • Laser ablation of neoplasia
  • Laparoscopy
  • So much more

Training is provided and continuing education is highly encouraged.  Our goal is to provide support in shaping those hoping to build a well-rounded and advanced skill set to meet professional goals and operate at the top of their license.

Our successful candidate has great people skills, is focused on quality care, and excels at ensuring client satisfaction. Our associates practice general medicine with a full complement of diagnostic equipment, including radiology support, ultrasound, and the most current laboratory equipment.  Our surgical center provides the highest quality current equipment. There is potential for future ownership. A background check will be required of a successful candidate.

Full-Time Benefits Include:

  • ProSal compensation or salary for new graduates is available
  • Group Medical Insurance
  • Voluntary Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Liability Coverage
  • Profit-Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Continuing Education
  • Paid Licenses and Dues
  • Veterinary Services at a Reduced Rate
  • Signing bonus and relocation reimbursement available


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