Western Colorado FT or PT Associate - Companion Animal
Alta Vista Animal Hospital
Location: Montrose, Colorado
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: Alta Vista Animal Hosp
Alta Vista Animal Hospital, a small companion animal practice in beautiful western Colorado has an exciting opportunity for an Associate to join our Montrose team.
We're open to mentoring early career veterinarians and invite thought partnership from experienced DVMs. An interest in soft-tissue surgery, dentistry, and/or urgent care is a plus, but not required.
In this role you’ll collaborate with Dr. Renee Rumrill and will be assisted by a talented support team. This opportunity can be a full-time or part-time role, and we will work with you to establish a schedule that makes sense for your work/life balance. Currently, we are open Monday – Friday, and through collaboration, our team is regularly out on-time! We are happy to accommodate NO weekends, on-call or emergency hours in this role. Plus, we have great, longterm relationships with relief veterinarians, ensuring you can take time away and vacation confidently knowing your patients are being treated by a familiar face.
Investing in your future:
Aside from supporting your professional growth and providing opportunities to collaborate with our twodoctors, we also encourage lifelong learning through:
$2,500 annual CE allowance (with paid days to attend)
Guidance from a talented Medical Advisory Board
Structured mentorship programs based on your experience or interest in serving as a mentor
Dentistry training courtesy of a board-certified dental specialist
Our investment in YOU:
Competitive base salary DOE
Quarterly production (with no negative accrual)
Exciting bonus program / relocation assistance
Medical, dental, and vision for you and your dependents (with HSA option)
120 PTO hours annually (with rollover)
Parental leave / bonding time
Professional development assistance
Personal pet discounts
Paid license renewal fees / membership dues
AVMA PLIT coverage
Charity donation / sponsorship to a cause you care about
Investment in your hobbies (gym membership, ski pass, National Park pass, etc.)
Plus, much more!
Life in Montrose, Colorado:
This beautiful Western Colorado community is loaded with plenty of things to do and was made for adventure. In Montrose, there’s a little something for everyone—shopping, fishing, biking, photography, camping, swimming, motor-sports—you get the idea! Surrounded by Black Canyon National Park and towering mountains, Montrose is bordered with endless activities and exploration (not to mention there’s an expansive water sports park right in the middle of town!) The ideal home for outdoor enthusiasts and growing families, in Montrose you can create unique memories and fulfill the city’s slogan: stay here, play everywhere.
We strive to provide the highest level of pet medicine, deliver with a personal touch. We are a full-service clinic and see small animals, including dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, rodents, and other companion animals. Our hospital itself was formerly a home, and provides everyone who walks through our doors a cozy atmosphere (we also have a fireplace for extra coziness!) At Alta Vista Animal Hospital, we encourage team collaboration and continued development. Our talented staff embraces a positive hospital culture where each member of the team feels valued, and everyone understands the importance each role plays in the success of our practice. We offer a broad range of services including radiology, annual wellness exams, dental care, surgery, behavioral counseling, and more!
If you think you’d make a great addition to our hospital team, apply today! We look forward to hearing from you!