As the only full-service nonprofit veterinary hospital in the Midwest, Mission serves primarily low-income pet owners. The Veterinarian position is aligned with Mission’s goal: to work hard every day to help sick pets and educate owners so that pets and families can stay together.
Veterinarians operate in all three areas of the Mission environment: appointments, urgent care, and general practice surgery. Veterinarians coordinate a daily team of Veterinary Technicians and Assistants to provide quality care to clients of all backgrounds.
Full-time, exempt (salaried), benefits-eligible
Schedule may be either:
3, 13-hour shifts/week, including 2 weekends every 6 weeks
4, 10-hour shifts/week, including 2 weekends every 6 weeks
No overnight or on-call shifts!
Benefits: health insurance, 401(k), pet care discount, professional development
Examine and treat animals on a triaged first-come, first-serve basis as well as by appointment
Exercise good judgment and creative problem-solving in recommending treatment to clients with income limitations
Cultivate positive relationships with customers and their animals through regular communication and excellent record-keeping
Prioritize traumatic injuries and serious illnesses to ensure all animals receive time sensitive care
Educate clients on the importance of vaccinations, heart worm treatments, flea and tick treatments and other aspects of preventive care
Perform or assist with surgeries
General patient monitoring and care
Performing diagnostic tests and x-rays
Preparing estimates for patient treatment
Preparing animals and instruments for surgery
Administering medications, vaccines, and treatments
Observing and making decisions on the behavior and condition of animals
Communicating important discharge instructions with clients and recommending follow-up visits
3+ years experience as a veterinarian preferred
Ability and willingness to teach, learn, and operate collaboratively in a busy hospital
Developed communication skills, professionalism, and ability to collaborate with a team
Commitment to hospital core values of compassionate, accessible care
Formalized and personalized on-boarding program, focusing in each service area
Continuing education funds
About Mission Animal Hospital:
Mission Animal Hospital is truly a unique organization! We’re a nonprofit 501(c)3 veterinary hospital—the first and only in Minnesota! The guiding mission of our work is to provide high quality veterinary care for those in need and to reduce barriers to veterinary care. Learn more by visiting our website: https://www.missionah.org
Mission Animal Hospital is truly a unique organization! We’re a nonprofit 501(c)3 veterinary hospital—the first and only in Minnesota! The guiding mission of our work is to provide high quality veterinary care for those in need and to reduce barriers to veterinary care.