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Associate Veterinarian - Sign on/Retention Bonus-Kankakee, IL

Company: VCA Animal Hospitals
Location: Kankakee
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

VCA County West Animal Hospital located in Kankakee, IL, is looking for an Associate Veterinarian who enjoys practicing advanced medicine with a cohesive, tenured team. We are a small animal general practice.
At VCA County West, we'll give you the tools and guidance needed to practice best quality medicine. We are the only AAHA accredited clinic in our county and work with several local shelters. We are also a Gold Level Feline Friendly Practice as recognized by the AAFP. Our staff works hard to practice Fear Free techniques and Low Stress handling skills. We offer grooming and boarding services, ultrasound, cold laser therapy, comprehensive wellness plan options, and more.
We are currently looking to fill a full-time position. Schedule includes a set 4 days/week (M-F) and a rotating half day on Saturday. Applicants looking for a part-time position will also be considered.
We are located about 1 - hours south of Chicago, right along the Kankakee River. There are plenty of outdoor adventure opportunities at nearby Kankakee River State Park. You can enjoy all the perks of living in an urban area with a lower cost of living and the serenity of the country just minutes outside of town.
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As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Health & Well-being

  • Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)

  • 401k retirement savings plan with company match

  • Health/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services

  • Paid parental, vacation and sick leave

    Professional Development

    • Continuing Education Allowance and paid Continuing Education Days

    • WOOF University - offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff

    • VCA Academy's Mentorship Program - participate as a mentee or mentor in a GP or ER setting

    • Opportunities to participate in a robust Clinical Studies program

      Additional Benefits

      • Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets

      • 100% paid professional liability coverage

      • 100% paid life insurance

      • 100% paid short-term disability insurance

      • Access to a network of 5,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists

        If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.
        Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!
        The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)
        We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at

Keywords: VCA Animal Hospitals, Joliet , Associate Veterinarian - Sign on/Retention Bonus-Kankakee, IL, Healthcare , Kankakee, Illinois

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