DVM Employment Opportunities


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Associate Veterinarians - Havre
Small Animal Associate Veterinarian - Helena

Associate Veterinarian - Hamilton

Associate Veterinarian - Bozeman

Mixed Animal Veterinarian - Belgrade

Veterinary Technician Instructor - Dillon

Associate Veterinarian - Billings

Veterinarian - Missoula

Small Animal Veterinarian - Associate Position - Billings

Part-time Veterinarian - Missoula

Two Overnight, Onsite Emergency Veterinarians - Billings

Veterinarian - Kalispell

Associate Veterinarian (s) - Havre, MT

Full Time/Part Time Veterinarian Position(s) Available:
Openings for 1-2 veterinarians.
Mixed Animal Practice

Bear Paw Veterinary Service is looking for a well rounded veterinarian who thinks positively, communicates well, and strives to deliver quality service. We are a mixed animal practice located in north central Montana. The practice is very progressive and always looking to take on new services. Case load is approximately 70 % small animal and 30% large animal. Bear Paw Veterinary Service prides itself in delivering quality, competent care with compassion and communication. Companion animal wellness, surgery, internal medicine, endoscopy, radiology, ultrasound, and dental; Cattle reproduction(pregnancy checking and semen testing), herd health and general bovine illnesses; Equine dental, lameness, reproduction and illnesses are part of what we do. The clinic is equipped with an Abaxis Chemistry machine, Hematology machine, Dental X-ray, Digital X-ray, Ultrasounds, mobile vehicles, and hydraulic chute. Bear Paw Veterinary Service has a full support team ready to assist in any way possible. Havre’s population is approximately 10,000 and is near the Bear Paw Mountains, Missouri Breaks and Milk River Valley which feature hiking, fishing, hunting, skiing and camping. The person hired for this position would be joining our two current veterinarians. Experienced veterinarians as well as new grads will be considered. Veterinarians looking for a part time work, are also encouraged to apply.

Work Schedule: Currently M-F with every 3rd Friday off and 1 week on call. We are looking to develop a work/life balance schedule that will benefit our veterinarians and are open to changing the typical work week schedule as well as on call.

Benefits include: Competitive Compensation of salary plus production, CE allowance, 3% IRA company match, Medical reimbursement plan, and pretax deductions available.

View our complete list of services and campus at www.bearpawvet.com.  A complete practice profile as well as compensation discussed upon request.

Interested veterinarians contact Dixie Mack, Office Manager at 406-265-8901 or by e-mail bpvet@mtintouch.net

Position(s) open until filled.

Posted October 13, 2017
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Small Animal Associate Veterinarian - Helena

Apex Animal Hospital is a progressive AAHA accredited four doctor small animal hospital. We are looking for a motivated full time small animal associate veterinarian. Although over 90% of our patients are dogs and cats, interest or experience in avian/exotic pets would be an advantage, as we see privately owned exotic pets and both avian and mammalian patients from the FWP rehabilitation center. Good client communication as well as mature interpersonal skills are a must. We have a loyal client base and low staff turnover. Our hospital is equipped with digital radiography and digital dental, In-house laboratory, ultrasonography, echocardiography, endoscopy, state of the art patient monitoring equipment. We perform advanced orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries. For our post operative patients, we have a PT/CCRP on staff with a well equiped canine rehabilitation area including an "endless" indoor pool, cold laser therapy and dog treadmill. Consultation with boarded specialists is done routinely and encouraged. Emergency on call duty is shared with another multi-doctor hospital in town, thus allowing for plenty of free time to enjoy the great outdoors of Montana.

Our compensation package includes a guaranteed base salary, with a production bonus, health insurance, IRA, paid vacation, CE, dues and licenses, pet discounts.

Please send resume and references to: apexanimalhospital@gmail.com or call 406-449-4455

Posted October 9, 2017
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Associate Veterinarian - Hamilton

Looking for an energetic, thorough, personable, experienced individual with good surgical skills to be a veterinary associate in a very busy small animal practice in western Montana. Practice is located in a beautiful area that would especially appeal to those who appreciate outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting, hiking, skiing, rafting and more. The practice currently has two full time veterinarians and one part time veterinarian, and is equipped with an Idexx chem analyzer, UA, and Snapshot machines, yet also utilizes a national veterinary reference lab. The practice also has ultrasound, electrocautery, digital radiography and Companion therapy laser. A boarded veterinary internist is 45 minutes away and mobile CT is available as well. After hours emergency call is divided among three veterinarians, but emergencies on holidays are referred to a nearby emergency clinic. Salary is based on experience. Benefits include health insurance, AVMA liability insurance, AVMA membership dues, retirement plan, vacation time and paid CE registration. Please send resumes to J. Melnarik, DVM, 159 Kendra Way, Hamilton, MT 59840 or fax to 406-363-0558.

Posted October 9, 2017
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Associate Veterinarian - Bozeman

Black Dog Veterinary Services is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our hospital located in beautiful Bozeman. We are a fully staffed, progressive, caring practice with many services to offer. Our goal is to provide our clients with progressive, high quality veterinary medicine with a standard of care that we would require for our own pets with emphasis on client education and disease prevention.

We are equipped with digital radiography, digital dental radiography, a brand new ultrasound machine, and a therapeutic laser. We have a full in-house laboratory and offer surgery, dentistry and alternative therapies. We offer a very supportive staff, a la carte benefits and the opportunity for work/life balance. After-hour emergencies are referred to the local established emergency clinic in town, so no on-call!

We are looking for a doctor who is proficient in small animal medicine, patient and client care and client communication/education with a commitment to ongoing educational development and growth. Experience with surgery, dentistry and diagnostics are desirable, and orthopedic surgical skills are a plus!

Please contact Lisa or Amy at 406-585-7387 or email a resume to blackdogbozeman@gmail.com.

Posted October 3, 2017
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Mixed Animal Veterinarian - Belgrade

Hardaway Veterinary Hospital delivers exceptional, progressive medical care to our patients and we need an associate who desires to bond with our clients, and deliver excellent medical care to our patients, and be an active member of our team -- helping our team and practice grow. Our practice is equipped with the latest diagnostic lab and medical equipment necessary to deliver exceptional surgical and medical care. You will enjoy the support of an engaged and well-trained team. Our clients are loyal and our patients diverse -- we care for pets ranging from dogs and cats, to horses and grizzly bears. Our candidate would be an experienced equine practitioner who is also comfortable with small animal work.  Salary and benefits are competitive. Enjoy a 4 day work week, with rotating weekends once a month.  If interested, forward your letter of interest and resume to: hardawayvet@yahoo.com

Posted September 28, 2017
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Veterinary Technician Instructor - Dillon

Pima Medical Institute – Dillon, MT

Instruct and implement the Veterinary Nursing Programs to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives.


  • Implement and evaluate daily lesson plans for students to include scheduled activities and materials of sequences and courses.
  • Plan instruction to achieve specific objectives based upon student need and established curriculum.
  • Prepare lectures and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually. 
  • Monitor lab competencies and confirm skill levels on checklists
  • Monitor the attendance of students in the program and coordinate with the Program Director and Associate Director Student Services when absences occur two days in a row or exceed four days in one sequence. 
  • Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program.
  • Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.
  • Evaluate the performance of students regarding achievements in curriculum and activities and make necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
  • Maintain student grades in accordance with established policies. Prepare final grades at the end of each sequence to update student records and transcripts.
  • Arrange and coordinate guest speakers, community service field trips, and visits to clinics and hospitals.
  • May assist in externship visitation and performance observation for Veterinary Nursing students. 
  • Monitor students in the classroom and ensure safety precautions are adhered to. 

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.


  • Licensed veterinarian or a credentialed veterinary technician.
  • Associates degree from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. 
  • Graduation from an AVMA accredited Veterinary technician or Veterinarian program preferred. 
  • Three (3) years of occupational experience in the professional field.
  • Must hold current teaching licenses, certifications or other designations as required by local, state or federal laws to work in the field. 
  • Verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Computer skills with experience in basic word processing and spreadsheet documents. 
  • Experience with visual computer presentation preferred. 

Please submit resumes to: Theresa Neuhaus at tneuhaus@pmi.edu or call 520-323-5966

Apply URL: http://jobs.pmi.edu/job-Veterinary-Technician-Instructor-Dillon-Montana-100225206

Posted September 17, 2017
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Associate Veterinarian - Billings

Shiloh Veterinary Hospital has an opening for an enthusiastic associate veterinarian to join our busy, 3 doctor, AAHA accredited practice in Billings, Mt. We are a progressive, paperless practice that focuses on protecting and preserving the client pet bond by offering complete care and excellent communication throughout the pets’ lifetime. We need someone with interests in complementing our team that focuses on keeping our clients happy and their pets as healthy and comfortable as possible. We are a Certified Cat Friendly practice with a dedicated feline room. We also see exotics and are the vet for Zoo Montana. We do not have emergency hours and refer to our sister hospital in town. We are open on Saturdays until noon.

We are equipped with digital and dental digital radiography, endoscopic and laparoscopic capabilities, diagnostic ultrasound, in house labs, CO2 laser, Ellman Radiosurgery. We perform orthopedic/neuro as well as soft tissue surgery and pediatric to geriatric care.

Competitive compensation includes salary plus production bonus, retirement, CE, association dues, etc.

We are located in south central Montana, near mountains and lakes for those who love the outdoors and being the largest city in Montana, plenty of educational, cultural, athletic and artistic activities are available.

View our website at shilohvethospital.com and our facebook page at facebook.com/shilohvet/
Send your resume to dkbdvm@aol.com and ejorden@yellowstonevalleyvet.com

Posted August 29, 2017
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Veterinarian - Missoula 

Pet Emergency Center in Missoula is seeking a veterinarian with strong interest or experience in emergency medicine. Come join our awesome team and be part of a progressive practice where you can use your knowledge and gain new skills! Minimum 2 years veterinary experience preferred but will consider strong candidates with less experience. Must have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills and be a team player.

We have in house digital radiology, CBC, Chem, Lytes, PT/PTT, ultrasound, Cardell monitoring equipment, oxygen cage, tonopen, infusion pumps, syringe pumps, electronic medical records and more! Internal Medicine specialist available on site during the daytime Monday-Thursday for referrals.

Schedule is nights, weekends and holidays 10-15 shifts/month making for ideal work/life balance. Schedule is flexible and most months allows for 7-10 days off in a row. Competitive pay and benefits dependent on number of shifts worked, qualifications and experience. Paid CE, association dues, liability insurance, DEA registration, and personal pet discount.

Contact Dr. Ellingson at 406-529-4831 or email resume to theanimaldoctor@hotmail.com and visit our website: www.emergencyvetmissoula.com

Posted August 3, 2017
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Small Animal Veterinarian - Associate Position - Billings

Billings Animal Family Hospital is seeking a part-time Associate Veterinarian. We are a well-established, well-respected and rapidly growing small animal practice in downtown Billings, Montana. We are a paper-light and highly technologically advanced practice, with digital radiology and a new ultrasound unit capable of advanced abdominal ultrasound, echocardiography, as well as ultrasonographer assistance and radiologist consultations. Our practice includes digital dental radiology, in house lab including coag, a new dental unit, and a well-equipped surgical suite including Ellmann Radiosurgery.

We practice high quality medicine and surgery and are known for our compassionate care for both the patient and the client. Our owner is Board Certified in Canine and Feline Medicine with the ABVP. Our support team includes 4 certified veterinary technicians as well as several well-trained veterinary assistants and front office staff. While we work very hard, we also enjoy our work and each other.

We are looking for a veterinarian who shares our energy and enthusiasm for practice. An experienced veterinarian is preferred, although we would gladly mentor the right veterinarian with less experience but the appropriate attitude. The work schedule is very flexible but will include ONE half-day Saturday shift per month. We are open to almost any schedule requests – 2-3 days per week. 4 days every other week. We will discuss a schedule that benefits both of us!

Compensation and benefit package includes competitive salary plus production, health insurance, professional liability insurance, paid vacation, annual continuing education allowance, veterinarian licensing and MVMA dues and matching IRA.

Please email resume and references to: drbest@billingsanimalfamilyhospital.com
Visit our website at http://www.billingsanimalfamilyhospital.com/

Posted August 1, 2017
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Part-time Veterinarian - Missoula

The Humane Society of Western Montana established in 1963, seeks a part-time Veterinarian to join our compassionate and fun loving animal welfare team. Our Mission is to save every animal every time by being a leading resource for companion animals and their people throughout Western Montana. We promote the human animal bond by placing approximately 1,200 pets in loving homes every year.

Your job as Shelter Veterinarian would be to lead our shelter medicine program to the next level. As the Shelter Veterinarian you will establish a high quality medical program to care for shelter animals. Your professional responsibilities will include the development and implementation of shelter medicine protocols, spay-neuter, vaccination services, diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions and coordination of veterinary care that requires outsourcing.

We are looking for an energetic, flexible staff member who has the capacity to serve both pets and the people who are responsible for them. We are a managed admission, no kill shelter located on the outskirts of Missoula, MT. If you are looking for part time work in a vibrant, progressive shelter this is the place for you.

Please contact Executive Director Marta Pierpoint at director@myhswm.org for more information or to submit your cover letter and resume.

Posted July 26, 2017
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Two Overnight, Onsite Emergency Veterinarians - Billings

Best Friends Animal Hospital & Urgent Care Center, a AAHA-certified 7 doctor general care and emergency hospital in Billings, MT has 2 openings for overnight onsite emergency veterinarians. The positions entail a rotating schedule for emergency cases and hospitalized patient care.. We offer generous compensation with production incentives (100,000 base salary), a CE/licensing/dues annual stipend, and an upbeat team-oriented working environment. Our progressive practice is customer service oriented with 24 hour staffing, a recently expanded and remodeled 12,000 square foot 10 exam room facility, and state-of-the-art equipment (16 slice helical CT, rehabilitation room with underwater treadmill, ultrasound, digital radiology, endoscopy, etc) . Experience is preferred, although new graduates may be considered. Billings is the largest city in Montana and has good bike/hiking trails, nearby fishing/hunting, numerous restaurants, an easily accessible international airport, a symphony orchestra, a zoo, an audubon center, an art museum, a children's museum, rodeos, a thriving microbrewery district, and ample shopping. If you like to ski or hike, Red Lodge/Beartooth Mountains are 45 minutes away, Chico Hot Springs is 1.5 hours away, and Yellowstone National Park is 2 hours away.

To apply call Dr. D.J. Smith at 406-255-0500, email resume to drsmith@bfah.net and visit our website www.bfah.net/ and facebook page www.facebook.com/bfahuc

Posted July 25, 2017
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Veterinarian - Kalispell

Start your next Veterinarian career in the beautiful northwest corner of Montana, just 30 minutes from Glacier National Park and Flathead Lake. Small animal emergency clinic in Kalispell, MT is looking for a full or part time Veterinarian to add to their team.

About the Company:
The clinic has digital radiographs, Ultrasound, in house blood machines including PT/APTT. Also available are endoscopy, tonopens, infusion pumps, syringe pumps and much more. The staff is made up of licensed techs, techs in training, and assistants. The local vets are very willing to help on difficult cases. Willing to talk to candidates straight out of school.

Position Requirements:
Candidates must have passed their NAVLE and be eligible to take the MT licensing exam.

Why YOU want this position:

  • Flexible schedule is offered - work 2 to 4 shifts per week which will include day and night shifts. Weekends shifts are also available but not required.
  • Earning potential is from $70K to $100K per year.
  • Work just 30 minutes away from Glacier National Park. 
  • Some relocation assistance may also be provided.

For more information contact Amy, Executive Search Recruiter for LC Staffing at 406-752-0191 or email resume directly to Amy@lcstaffing.com

Posted July 23, 2017
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