We’re seeking a dedicated Emergency Veterinarian to join our mission-driven team, committed to integrity, service, and excellence. As our emergency vet, you'll have the opportunity to handle a diverse and fast-paced caseload. Work side-by-side with our compassionate team and take pride in providing the highest level of emergency care through state-of-the-art, innovative diagnostic equipment.
At Lakeside Veterinary Clinic, we strongly believe in empowering our DVMs to practice medicine in a way that aligns with their individual styles to best serve our clients and their pets. If you're a skilled DVM who wants to be a part of a tight-knit community with the perfect balance between rural and city living, then Lakeside Veterinary Clinic is the ideal place for you. We can't wait to have you join our team!
More About Our Practice
Lakeside Veterinary Hospital is a well-established, progressive, fast-paced 3-doctor Emergency and General practice in Carbondale, Illinois. We offer many services to supply the best comprehensive care to our patients including Preventative and 24-Hour Hospital Care, Surgery, Urgent Care, High Speed Dentistry, In-House Diagnostics, Digital full body and dental radiology, Ultrasonography, CT and more.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a DVM looking to live in a tight-knit community while enjoying easy access to nearby city amenities and wide-open spaces. You'll love the unique charm of southern Illinois, just outside St. Louis. Carbondale, IL. It’s a thriving tree-filled, bicycle-friendly community, packed with culture, recreation, and beautiful scenic landscapes. And as a local hub, it’s just a short train ride away from several destination cities here in the Midwest.
We’re Looking For
Full time veterinarians – day shift or emergency/after hours
Compassionate, team player and strong communicator
Proficient in general medicine and surgery
Experience preferred but new graduates seeking mentorship are encouraged to apply!
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
Current DEA License or obtained upon hire
Active veterinary state license
USDA Accreditation or obtained upon hire
You’re here for pets, we’re here for you.
Fast-paced, exciting emergency with advanced diagnostic capabilities and equipment
Medical autonomy to practice medicine your way Flexible scheduling for work-life balance
Full benefits – PTO, health/dental/vision/life insurance, 401K, pet care discounts, etc.
Future ownership opportunities
DVM mentor network
Paid CE allowance & professional dues
Offering extremely generous signing bonus, relocation assistance, and student loan aid
WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
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