Seeking FT (4 days per week) or PT hospice veterinarian in Chicagoland
A Gentle Goodbye Veterinary Hospice
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Part Time
Salary: $120,000 - $130,000/year
Pay is 100% production. With four 8-hr days/week $120,000 - $130,000/year is easily expected, but can be significantly more. Potential for bi-weekly bonuses also.
DVM or equivalent
Have you been a practicing veterinarian for a few years? Are you experiencing compassion fatigue and burnout? Would you like a change of pace? A Gentle Goodbye Veterinary Hospice may be just the career change you are looking for! We are a unique practice focusing on end of life care, including euthanasia and hospice, exclusively in the comfort of the patient’s home—allowing an experience unable to be replicated in any clinic! We also provide our own aqua-cremation (water-based cremation) allowing the pets we help to stay within our team’s care from start to finish.
We are a small, independently-owned company, and we have provided hospice care in the Chicagoland area since 2012. As the demand for our services is growing, we are looking to add an additional doctor to our wonderful team!
We place great value on supporting the human-animal bond with the families we help and providing high quality, compassionate care. Because our clients seek out our services, we are fortunate to have an above-average clientele. Likewise, we place enormous value on providing our team members with work/life balance, competitive wages, flexible scheduling, and most importantly, fulfillment in their work. We also do not require signing a non-compete clause.
The ideal candidate:
Lives in Chicago (preferably in or near the Lake View area)
Has at least 2-3 years of work experience
Wants to make a difference for their patients and clients
Values a true work/life balance with a supportive team and positive work culture
Enjoys a flexible, adaptable schedule
Is seeking competitive wages and great benefits
Desires to experience an incredibly satisfying field of veterinary medicine
If this describes you, we may be the perfect fit! The majority of our appointments are in northern Chicago, although further driving is often required. Income is 100% production-based with an average of at least $120,000-$130,000 easily expected, with significant bonus opportunities and excellent benefits. Our current veterinarians love this payment method as it allows for more flexible scheduling and valuable time with their loved ones. A salary-based income can be discussed in the future if desired.
Additional benefits including:
Health insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois)
401(k) with 6% matching
Yearly retention bonuses, biweekly production bonuses
Paid DEA, Illinois veterinary license, IL controlled drug licenses, CE stipend
Being part of a great team who enjoys what they do, The ability to enjoy veterinary medicine while having plenty of time off to enjoy life outside of work.
We are looking for either a part-time or full-time veterinarian, and are open to scheduling that works for you and your lifestyle.
Our full-time schedule (rotating every other week) is:
A Gentle Goodbye Veterinary Hospice is a unique practice dedicated to end of life care, including hospice medicine and euthanasia. At a difficult time for the family, it is incredibly satisfying to be able to make a true difference for the families we help. We strive to provide high-quality care that is focused on the pet's comfort, as well as the quality of life of the family.
We practice exclusively in the comfort of the pet's own home, and have truly exceptional clientele. We have served the greater Chicagoland area, including Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, since 2012.