DVM Employment Opportunities


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Associate Veterinarian - Flathead Valley
Associate Veterinarian - Helena

Full-Time Small Animal Associate Veterinarian - Helena

Full-Time Veterinarian - Stevensville

Mixed Practice Veterinary Associates - Beulah, ND

Associate Veterinary Position(s) - Harvey ND

Managing DVM - Missoula

Part-Time Veterinarian - Billings

Part-Time Veterinary Associate - Hamilton

Veterinarian - Bozeman

Associate Veterinarian - Missoula

Full-Time Associate Veterinarian - Billings

Full-Time Associate Veterinarian - Helena

Associate Veterinarian - Flathead Valley

Associate veterinarian wanted in a well-established 3 doctor small animal practice in the gorgeous Flathead Valley of Montana. Fishing, hiking, rafting and skiing opportunities abound, and we are just minutes away from Glacier National Park, The Bob Marshall Wilderness, Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort and thousands of miles of National Forest. Our focus is on compassionate, preventative care and client education. In addition to working in a highly motivating environment, benefits include paid vacation, continuing education opportunities, no after hour emergencies and plenty of time to enjoy the great outdoors. Please send resumes to: Glacier Animal Hospital at P.O. Box 37, Columbia Falls, Montana 59912 or [email protected].

Posted February 15, 2019
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Associate Veterinarian - Helena

If  you want to be part of a vital Montana community, enjoy helping people, love to make a difference, and are passionate about your commitment to self-improvement, Valley Veterinary Hospital (VVH) is the place for you. We are a 1.5 doctor mixed animal practice looking for another animal lover with excellent communication skills to add to our team. We are looking for a part or full time mixed and/or small animal veterinarian to practice in scenic, historic Helena, MT. Recent and new grads considered, but experience is appreciated. Hospital is well equipped with in-house blood machines, portable and in-house CR radiography, digital dental x-ray, ultrasound, cold laser, Dentalaire dental equipment, tonometry, endoscopy, and fully computerized record keeping. Practice services small animals, exotics, and horses. Daily workload is varies as far as species focus. Valid MT veterinary license, national accreditation, and current driver's license is required. Salary is based on experience and will be discussed during working interview, benefits based on working hours per week. Doctors are guaranteed a minimum of one 3-day weekend a month and share emergency on-call with the other doctors in the clinic. The opening will provide for experience and growth in both small and large animal. Our management system involves all staff members in decision-making and allows them to influence and improve the quality of the workplace and the practice with a central management team to effect the desired changes. Please send resume to [email protected]

Posted February 8, 2019
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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-equipped 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] or call 406-449-4455

Posted January 30, 2019
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Full-Time Veterinarian - Stevensville

Wanted---Full-time veterinarian in Stevensville, MT south of Missoula.  This position is for a full-time small animal and/or mixed animal practitioner to work in our mixed practice. Stevensville is a growing small town nestled in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley just 30 minutes south of Missoula. Our beautiful valley is famous for scenic views, excellent fishing, and fantastic hiking and offers great schools and thriving communities. Check out the bitterroot here https://www.visitbitterrootvalley.com/.

As the area is growing we have become increasingly busy and are looking to add a third veterinarian. Our practice is mostly small animal (currently not seeing exotics) with a mix of equine, sheep, goats, and pigs. We use Avimark software, have a suite of Heska in-house lab equipment, digital X-ray, digital dental X-ray, and a new Ibex Ultrasound. 

This position is full time with the option of working 4 or 5 days/ week, requires working some Saturdays, and does not require being on-call. We are happy to interview recent graduates. 

At Burnt Fork Veterinary Clinic, we are dedicated to providing excellent and compassionate medical and surgical care to our patients as well as exceptional and courteous service to our clients.  Our team members are compassionate, collaborative, and mindful of each other. If you have the ability to provide excellent compassionate care and work as a part of a team, you are probably a great fit for the Burnt Fork family! 

Salary and benefits are negotiable depending on experience.  

Please submit letter of interest and CV/resume to [email protected]

Posted January 29, 2019
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Mixed Practice Veterinary Associates (1 or 2) Needed - Beulah, ND

Seeking a person or persons with genuine interest in pet, beef cow-calf, and equine medicine in a small town atmosphere.  Opportunity to practice quality medicine with mentorship in a modern facility with an efficient team.  Practice is 45% bovine, mostly cow-calf, 52% small animal, 3% equine and small numbers of exotics, small ruminants and pocket pets.  At least 50% of duties will be small animal with remainder dependent on experience and interest of applicant.  Applicant should have excellent communication skills, enjoy working in a variety of situations with a diverse case load, have a desire to improve and advance personal skills and have the ability to maintain an upbeat attitude with respect and admiration for coworkers and clients. Basic diagnostic and surgical skills required. Competency in reproductive bovine ultrasound is beneficial.  Work schedule is 5 1/2 days a week for 2 weeks and then 4 days with a 3-day weekend off. Emergency duty will be split among three veterinarians. Generous salary with benefits including medical insurance, HSA account, SIMPLE IRA retirement account, malpractice insurance, service discounts and continuing education, license and professional membership fee coverage.  Long term employment with future practice buy-in preferred.  Recent graduates welcome.  Facebook page is Knife River Veterinary Clinic. Reply with resume to Dr. Carolyn Woodruff, Knife River Veterinary Clinic, Inc., 1701 N. County Rd 21, Beulah, ND  58523 or to [email protected].  Clinic phone: 701-873-5525 

Posted January 25, 2019
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Sheridan Animal Hospital is looking for an associate veterinarian to join our progressively growing practice.   We will consider a husband/wife veterinary duo.  Sheridan Animal Hospital is a mixed animal practice that consists of two facilities in central North Dakota.  We are looking for a veterinarian who is driven, proficient and compassionate about what they do;  someone that will complement our staffs’ desire to excel as a team with remarkable respect and friendliness towards each other.  Someone with an interest in mixed animal practice with an emphasis in large animal, both bovine and equine.  The position includes competitive base salary based on experience with potential commission, health and accidental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, continued education allowance, liability insurance, licensing fees, and association fees.  There may also be a potential for career growth.  Contact Dr. Tedford or Kitto for more information [email protected] or call 701-363-2744.

Posted January 8, 2019
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Managing DVM - Missoula

Searching for our next Managing Veterinarian!!!

Missoula Veterinary Clinic just celebrated its 50th year of providing compassionate and excellent veterinary care to pets in the Missoula, MT community. We are a 6-7 DVM practice that is in process of expanding our physical structure, staff and services. Our practice culture is one of focusing on the well being of our staff, clients and their pets. Missoula is a growing community and we are looking for the right MDVM to help manage the clinic growth while abiding by the culture we have established over the last 5 decades. 


  • We are animal lovers!  We are all here because we have pets and love pets.
  • We are people lovers!  We realize there is a person on the end of that leash or pet carrier and we want to make sure their needs are met as well.
  • We are a group of dedicated doctors and staff. We each have unique abilities and skills that when combined, offer a tremendous team.


  • Care for all stages of a pet’s life, from that first year of excitement and fun to the golden years of a longtime beloved friend.
  • Medical care that includes general medicine, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, fully integrated dentistry, and acupuncture plus a list of referral doctors for complicated cases.
  • Equipment to help us in the quality care that is expected. We have an in-house lab, digital radiography, ultrasound, patient anesthetic monitoring, patient warming systems. We also have access to multiple outside referral labs for the best diagnostics.

The Managing DVM is responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine is delivered. 

In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing DVM is responsible for the financial performance of the hospital, preparing operating and capital budgets, and meeting budget expectations. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Managing DVM are responsible for directing staff and the overall management of the practice, under the direction of NVA Divisional Leadership.

  • Advancing Medical Care
  • Leading Staff and Practice
  • Financial Responsibilities
  • Growing the Practice

Skills and Basic Qualifications:

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills through charting and in appointments with clients.
  • A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
  • The ability to delegate responsibility and achieve results with hospital team members.
  • Capable of quality decision making.
  • The ability to coach, correct, develops, and motivates Associate DVM’s.
  • Demonstrates excellent time and task management.
  • Demonstrates professional and courteous presentation with staff and clients.
  • Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to- date w/assistance from Lead Tech.
  • Stays current on new medical information and changes to veterinary medicine.

To apply, please email Kim Lacombe at [email protected]

Updated February 6, 2019
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Part-Time Veterinarian - Billings

Small animal, part-time Veterinarian position available, experience preferred,  No on call, progressive small animal practice.  Position could increase to full-time in the future if desired. 

If interested, email Doug Honken at 

[email protected]

Posted January 4, 2019
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Part-Time Veterinary Associate - Hamilton

Busy, well equipped, small animal practice located in Hamilton, Montana, seeks a part-time, experienced veterinary associate. Schedule would include 2 full days per week, one weeknight evening on call, every third weekend including after hours call, and fill-in for other veterinarians when needed. Salary and benefits negotiable based on experience. Excellent opportunity for those who like to hunt, hike, ski, or fish. For more information send resume to Joseph L. Melnarik, DVM, 159 Kendra Way, Hamilton, Montana, 59840, email to or call 406-363-5390.

Posted December 30, 2018
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Veterinarian - Bozeman 

Established Specialty Surgery and AAHA Accredited General Practice is continuing to grow and is expanding services. We are seeking an experienced veterinarian. Opportunities exist with our urgent care service and our general practice. Our team includes Client Relations, multiple CVT’s, Vet Assistants, two board certified small animal surgeons, a residency trained surgeon and four general practice DVMs. You can thrive with a team that not only believes in its employees but is also working to help them learn and grow. 


  • 4 Day work week to enjoy this beautiful area
  • Health, supplemental, dental, vision and accident insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Uniform allowance
  • Paid time off
  • Matching 401K
  • Continuing education and advanced training

To apply, send a resume or contact Trish by email at [email protected].

Posted December 26, 2018
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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 (our full time associates' average salary production exceeds $100,000 per year), a CE/licensing/dues/PLIT annual stipend, and an upbeat team-oriented working environment. Our progressive practice is highly customer service oriented and we were recently awarded the "Billings Best Veterinary Service Reader's Choice Award" presented by the Billings Gazette.  Our team welcomes complex cases and currently sees referrals from the Billings area as well as across Montana and Wyoming.  We have 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, Abaxis HM5, Vetscans, VSpro, Istat, etc).  We have two dedicated emergency veterinarians to manage and oversee emergency and critical hospitalized patients overnight.  Experience is preferred, although motivated new graduates may be considered. Billings is the largest city in Montana and offers a very affordable cost of living.  We have great 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 facebookpage www.facebook.com/bfah

Re-posted January 10, 2019
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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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