DVM Employment Opportunities


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Associate Veterinary Position(s) - Harvey ND
Managing DVM - Missoula

Part-Time Veterinarian - Billings

Part-Time Veterinary Associate - Hamilton

Veterinarian - Bozeman

Associate Veterinarian - Missoula

Full-Time Associate Veterinarian - Billings

Full-Time Associate Veterinarian - Helena

Part-Time Small Animal Associate Veterinarian - Missoula

Full-Time Associate - Hardin

Full-Time Small Animal Associate Veterinarian - Helena


Sheridan Animal Hospital is looking for an associate veterinarian to join our progressively growing practice.   We will consider a husband/wife veterinary duo.  Sheridan Animal Hospital is a mixed animal practice that consists of two facilities in central North Dakota.  We are looking for a veterinarian who is driven, proficient and compassionate about what they do;  someone that will complement our staffs’ desire to excel as a team with remarkable respect and friendliness towards each other.  Someone with an interest in mixed animal practice with an emphasis in large animal, both bovine and equine.  The position includes competitive base salary based on experience with potential commission, health and accidental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, continued education allowance, liability insurance, licensing fees, and association fees.  There may also be a potential for career growth.  Contact Dr. Tedford or Kitto for more information [email protected] or call 701-363-2744.

Posted January 8, 2019
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Managing DVM - Missoula

Missoula Veterinary Clinic just celebrated its 50th year of providing compassionate and excellent veterinary care to pets in the Missoula, MT community. We are a 6-7 DVM practice that is in process of expanding our physical structure, staff and services. Our practice culture is one of focusing on the well being of our staff, clients and their pets. Missoula is a growing community and we are looking for the right DVM to help manage the clinic growth while abiding by the culture we have established over the last 5 decades.

We are looking for a Managing DVM who is believes in supportive and servant leadership.
Come join us in an environment with hospital-level autonomy and community support. Live your why and lead progressive and compassionate care.

Send your resume to [email protected] 

The Managing DVM is responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine is delivered. 

In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing DVM is responsible for the financial performance of the hospital, preparing operating and capital budgets, and meeting budget expectations. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Managing DVM are responsible for directing staff and the overall management of the practice, under the direction of NVA Divisional Leadership.

  • Advancing Medical Care
  • Leading Staff and Practice
  • Financial Responsibilities
  • Growing the Practice

Skills and Basic Qualifications

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics
  • The ability to delegate responsibility and achieve results with hospital team members
  • Capable of quality decision making
  • The ability to coach, correct, develop, and motivate employees
  • Demonstrates excellent time and task management
  • Demonstrates professional and courteous presentation with staff and clients

Posted January 4, 2019
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Part-Time Veterinarian - Billings

Small animal, part-time Veterinarian position available, experience preferred,  No on call, progressive small animal practice.  Position could increase to full-time in the future if desired. 

If interested, email Doug Honken at [email protected]

Posted January 4, 2019
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Part-Time Veterinary Associate - Hamilton

Busy, well equipped, small animal practice located in Hamilton, Montana, seeks a part-time, experienced veterinary associate. Schedule would include 2 full days per week, one weeknight evening on call, every third weekend including after hours call, and fill-in for other veterinarians when needed. Salary and benefits negotiable based on experience. Excellent opportunity for those who like to hunt, hike, ski, or fish. For more information send resume to Joseph L. Melnarik, DVM, 159 Kendra Way, Hamilton, Montana, 59840, email to or call 406-363-5390.

Posted December 30, 2018
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Veterinarian - Bozeman 

Established Specialty Surgery and AAHA Accredited General Practice is continuing to grow and is expanding services. We are seeking an experienced veterinarian. Opportunities exist with our urgent care service and our general practice. Our team includes Client Relations, multiple CVT’s, Vet Assistants, two board certified small animal surgeons, a residency trained surgeon and four general practice DVMs. You can thrive with a team that not only believes in its employees but is also working to help them learn and grow. 


  • 4 Day work week to enjoy this beautiful area
  • Health, supplemental, dental, vision and accident insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Uniform allowance
  • Paid time off
  • Matching 401K
  • Continuing education and advanced training

To apply, send a resume or contact Trish by email at [email protected].

Posted December 26, 2018
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Pruyn Veterinary Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our team

The Pruyn Veterinary Hospital is a busy AAHA accredited facility that has been in existence in Missoula, Montana since 1949. We practice high-quality medicine and surgery for small animals, avian, and exotics. We have a staff of 9 veterinarians. Our technician staff is on-site 24 hours a day. We offer extended hours and cover our own emergency calls. Benefits include health and liability insurance, professional dues and license costs, continuing education budget, pet care discounts, and 401K.   For more information, visit our website at: www.PruynVet.com


- Digital Radiology, with all files read by a boarded radiologist
- Surgical Laser
- Video Endoscope and Laporoscope
- 3 Ultrasounds
- Well equipped surgery suite, with EKG, pulse oximetry, etc.
- A rehabilitation unit, with underwater treadmill and therapeutic laser
- Digital Dental Radiology
- We offer a variety of soft tissue and orthopedic surgery
- Full in-house lab, and additional off-site reference lab

About Missoula, MT:

Missoula is a vibrant community influenced by being home to the University of Montana, which offers art, culture, and sports opportunities. Missoula is located in a beautiful mountain setting, with an abundance of outdoor activities, including hiking, skiing, cycling, fishing, hunting, and kayaking.

Job Summary

In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Managing Doctor and supporting medical staff. This individual advances the quality of medicine in the practice and provides exceptional client service to our clients and patients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Builds rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns
  • Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort. 
  • Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.
  • Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.
  • Stays current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
  • Assists in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service. 
  • Presents a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.

Skills and Basic Qualifications

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Works collaboratively with hospital team members.
  • Makes decisions confidently and effectively.
  • Manages time and tasks appropriately.
  • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
  • Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth

Please click here for more information.

Posted December 13, 2018
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Full-Time Associate Veterinarian - Billings

Best Friends Animal Hospital & Urgent Care Center, a AAHA-certified 10 doctor general care and emergency hospital in Billings, MT, has an opening for a full-time associate veterinarian.  The position includes a four-day work week and we offer generous compensation with production incentives (our full time associates' average salary production exceeds $100,000 per year), a CE/licensing/dues/PLIT annual stipend, and an upbeat team-oriented working environment. Our progressive practice is highly customer service oriented and we were recently awarded the "Billings Best Veterinary Service Reader's Choice Award" presented by the Billings Gazette.  Our team welcomes complex cases and currently sees referrals from the Billings area as well as across Montana and Wyoming.  We have 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, Abaxis HM5, Vetscans, VSpro, Istat, etc).  We have two dedicated emergency veterinarians to manage and oversee emergency and critical hospitalized patients overnight.  Experience is preferred, although motivated new graduates may be considered. Billings is the largest city in Montana and offers a very affordable cost of living.  We have great 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 [email protected] and visit our website www.bfah.net/ and facebookpage www.facebook.com/bfah

Re-posted January 10, 2019
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Full Time Associate Veterinarian - Helena

Busy, well-established small animal clinic with an experienced support staff is looking for a full-time associate veterinarian.  We are a 5-doctor practice that has been in business for over 30 years.  We are open Monday through Saturday and have a rotating weekend/holiday on-call schedule that allows our veterinarians 1 on-call weekend every 6-8 weeks and 1 on-call weeknight every other week.  Our clinic offers a complete Idexx laboratory, digital radiography, dental radiography, ultrasound, and cold laser therapy.  We offer a production-based salary, as well as health and liability insurance, a cell-phone stipend, along with paid CE and professional dues.  We are located Helena Montana where there are many outdoor adventure opportunities. 

Additional Salary Information: Salary is production based and is dependent on the number of hours scheduled. Our associates typically earn approximately 60,000 annually for part time and between 90,000 and 112,000 annually for full time work. 

Please e-mail your interest to [email protected]

Posted December 9, 2018
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Part Time Small Animal Associate Veterinarian - Missoula 

Grant Creek Veterinary Services in Missoula is seeking a part time associate to join our team.  We are a busy, growing, progressive, small animal (dogs and cats only) practice in Missoula.  Our medical staff currently includes two doctors and we are looking for the right person to become the third.  Our practice is well staffed and well equipped, including in house diagnostic lab equipment, digital radiography, digital dental radiography, excellent anesthesia and monitoring equipment and some advanced surgical capabilities.  We are seeking a motivated individual who is passionate about practicing progressive medicine with emphasis on excellent client communication and education. 

Please email inquiries to [email protected]

Posted November 10, 2018
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Full Time Associate - Hardin

Sugar Factory Veterinary Clinic is seeking a full time associate to replace one of our retiring veterinarians. We are a 3 vet mixed animal practice located 40 miles East of Billings, MT and 50 miles West of Sheridan Wyoming. Our caseload consists of 50% beef cattle (primarily cow/calf), 10% equine, and 40% dogs/cats. 

Salary will be dependent on experience. Currently, we offer health insurance for employees and their family, paid vacation, and a 4 day work week for 9 months out of the year. Dues to professional organization, memberships, licenses, and CE is also paid. 

About us:   
Bovine: Our producers are primarily professional ranchers, with an average of herd size of 300 head. Our producers are progressive, and a real pleasure to work with. Most herd work is performed on the ranch. The clinic has top quality haul-in facilities as well for smaller groups of animals (<80 head). Our veterinarians are outfitted with pickup, ultrasound, and silencer chute and technician. 

Equine: Our equine patients are typically working ranch horses. We have two sets of stocks, an indoor padded surgery room, outdoor round coral, and power float.  

Dogs and Cats: We practice high quality medicine in a small town setting. Our in-house lab has a fecal centrifuge, and Abaxis CBC, Chemistry, and PT/PTT analyzers. We also have digital x-ray, a fully equipped dental suite with dental x-ray and dentalaire unit. Our dental suite and surgery rooms are equipped with patient warmers (hot-dog and bair hugger), cardell monitoring systems, and gas anesthesia. All surgery patients undergoing general anesthesia receive IV fluids, intubation, and a staff member dedicated to monitoring anesthesia. 

Our staff is extremely knowledgeable and very enthusiastic. Our staff turn over rate is very low. We are highly leveraged and veterinarians in-clinic almost always have 1.5 assistants or licensed technician.  


Please email inquiries to [email protected].

Posted October 17, 2018
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Full-Time 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: [email protected]

Posted October 17, 2018
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