VCAAll Pets Animal Hospital in University Park, Illinois is seeking a highly experienced Veterinarian to lead our tenured DVM team as Medical Director.
We are a three-doctor, small animal practice, providing progressive, high-quality medicine while maintaining a compassionate and friendly environment.
VCA All Pets has been part of the Lockport community for over 30 years, our practice is well established and continues to grow. Our 12,000 sq. ft. hospital is well equipped with spacious exam rooms, an updated treatment area, surgery suite, dental area, digital radiography, ultrasound, a full pharmacy, therapeutic laser, roomy boarding accommodations, daycare and much more!
At our clinic, you will appreciate a great working environment with an experienced and well trained team of support staff. We enthusiastically embrace the latest trends and technologies in veterinary medicine and we encourage our all of our doctors to pursue their individual interests. If there is an area of veterinary medicine you are passionate about or if there is something you would like to learn more about, we want to support you in your goals. Our doctors enjoy a set schedule, with desirable hours, and a manageable workload. We are open six days a week, scheduling 30 minute appointments and a dedicated surgery day; giving you the time you need to spend with your patients/clients, as well as the benefit of knowing what is coming through the door. Great work and home life balance! We are located in a wonderful area, and have clientele that are compliant, and truly appreciative.
Picturesque Lockport is located 30 miles southwest of downtown Chicago and is situated along the historic Illinois and Michigan Canal. It has a park district that manages and maintains 38 parks and several recreational programs with the goal to enrich the quality of life of the community. Downtown Lockport is home to several museum, all within walking distance of one another, boutique shops, and excellent dining. Lockport has a station on the Metra’s heritage corridor providing weekday rush hour rail service between Joliet and Chicago. The city continues to develop both in terms of many new homes and new businesses entering the area.
As a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Among the reasons to consider joining VCA are:
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
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
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 vcacareers.com
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.