DVM Employment Opportunities


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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

Full-time Small Animal Veterinarian - Southern Alberta Canada

Mixed Animal Associate Veterinarian - Scobey

Professional Associate - Helena

Full-Time Associate Small Animal Exclusive - Helena

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, 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).  We have two dedicated emergency veterinarians to manage and oversee emergency and critical hospitalized patients overnight.  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 [email protected] and visit our website www.bfah.net/ and facebook page www.facebook.com/bfahuc

Posted December 12, 2018
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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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Full-time Small Animal Veterinarian - Southern Alberta

Are you looking for work-life balance in a fulfilling and friendly team environment? A newly renovated Coaldale Pet Clinic is looking for a licensed full-time small animal veterinarian to add to our already amazing team! New grads and U.S.A applicants welcome! As a small, client-centered general practice in sunny southern Alberta, our clinic offers a full Idexx blood and urinalysis suite, digital radiology and dental radiology, dental unit and a brand-new surgical suite in a supportive team environment! We offer competitive wages and above-average benefits. Located less than 10 min outside Lethbridge, we are close enough for you to explore the wonderful outdoor opportunities that southern Alberta and British Columbia borders have to offer. With no on-call requirement, you will actually have time to enjoy the area! If our clinic sounds like it would be a good fit for you, please submit your resume to [email protected].

Posted September 26, 2018
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Mixed Animal Associate Veterinarian - Scobey

Seeking Mixed Animal Associate Veterinarian - Lightfoot Veterinary Services is located one mile out of town by the name of Scobey.  We are seeking a full time small animal or mixed animal associate.  The position is primarily small animal & horses but opportunity for cattle work is available for interested applicants.  The clinic is equipped with digital x-ray, gas anesthesia, ultrasound, in-house chem lab, equine power float, hydraulic chute.  The practice is 60% bovine and 40% small animal and equine.  We are looking for someone that has great communication skills, super work ethic, and ability to ask for help when needed.  This is a rural community of about 1000-2000 in the county but plenty of work outside of business place.  The town is clean, quiet but lots of things to do.  If interested, please call 406-783-5201 or 406-783-7394 or email at [email protected].

Posted September 17, 2018
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Professional Associate - Helena

Montana Veterinary Specialists and General Care is seeking a motivated professional associate to join our team. We are the only veterinary practice in Montana that has both highly trained primary care vets and a board-certified internal medicine specialist in the same clinic. We are a progressive practice equipped with an extensive in-house laboratory, digital radiography, fully equipped surgical suite, ultrasound, video endoscopy, rigid diagnostic and surgical endoscopy, tonometer, slit lamp, surgical microscope, and surgical laser.

Helena has small charm, however being the capital city of Montana, it also has a very cultural, artistic feel. Helena is in the middle of the Montana Mountains, sitting halfway between Glacier and Yellowstone national parks. It is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream location.

The successful candidate will excel in the art of communication with clients and lay staff, have an interest in professional growth and excited about the practice of veterinary medicine. Learn more about us at http://www.montanavetspecialists.com

Contact information
Emma Moon human resource manager
[email protected]

Posted September 17, 2018
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Full Time Associate Small Animal exclusive - Helena

Alpine Animal Clinic is wishing Dr. Darice Henry a happy semi-retirement… and she leaves a large place in our hearts as well as our practice!  Join Helena’s first AAHA accredited hospital and enjoy the many benefits of having 5 other DVM colleagues in a top-notch facility including video flexible endoscopy/laparoscopy/arthroscopy, computerized ICU, advanced fracture plating, TPLO, ultrasound, CT, DVM-staffed Rehab Center, in a fully digital practice, just to name a few.  We prioritize personal/family quality of life at our practice with a 4-day work week, low-frequency call rotation, Pro/Sal with guaranteed base, employer-matched IRA, health insurance, paid time off, generous CE, and your own private office space are just a small part of what makes this practice special, not to mention endless outdoor activities abound in the Helena area with lakes, mountains, skiing, Carroll College and local arts culture.  Email:  [email protected]

Posted September 17, 2018
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