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Medical Director- Lockport, IL

VCA Animal Hospitals
Lockport, Illinois
Signing Bonus, Competitive Salary, Student Loan Repayment, Paid Parental Leave, PTO, and more!
Closing date
Jan 19, 2022

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Practice Area
Small Animal, Cardiology, Neurology, Nutrition / Metabolism, Oncology, Other
Position Type
Manager / Director
Contract Type
Organization Type
Private Practice
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Job Description:

VCA All Pets Animal Hospital located in Lockport, Illinois is seeking a friendly, energetic and passionate Medical Director who enjoys practicing advanced medicine with a cohesive, tenured team.

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:

As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Health & Well-being
  • Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)
  • 401k retirement savings plan with company match
  • Health/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services
  • Paid parental, vacation and sick leave

Professional Development
  • 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

Additional Benefits
  • 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

At VCA we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and want to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work.

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