Associate Veterinarian - Western Springs, IL> at VCA

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Western Springs, Illinois

Job Description:

VCA Boone Animal Hospital located in Western Springs, Illinois is looking for an Associate Veterinarian who enjoys practicing advanced medicine with a cohesive, tenured team.

Full-time Hours, open 6 days/week, no on-call hours, schedule includes 4 days/week (Mon-Fri) with a rotating half day on Saturday.

Boone Animal Hospital has been serving the community since 1959. Moved into a new state of the art building in 2017. Joined the VCA/ MARS family in 2019. A tenured team of 29 that fosters a family culture. Medical director, three associate veterinarians and a board certified surgeon on staff, with six certified technicians, seven technician assistants and client service representatives. We provide digital radiography, laser surgery, ultra sounds, digital dental radiography, laser therapy, acupuncture, in-house lab equipment and outside lab services. AAHA certified, Feline Friendly and Fear Free.

We are located about 20 miles west of Chicago with access to I 294, I 55 and the BNSF Railway/ Metra. Western Springs is adjacent to historical communities such as Hinsdale, Burr Ridge, Countryside and La Grange. Spring Rock Park with walking & biking trails, sport amenities just a short walk across the street. Only 11 minutes from premier Oak Brook Shopping Center and dining destination. Brookfield Zoo is 15 minutes away.

Western Springs is an affluent Chicago suburb that is best for those who prefer an active local community. This area is home to over 13,000 residents, all of whom strive to make Western Springs a thriving, tight-knit city. Community events are common here, as are bustling downtown shopping districts and locally owned restaurants. Additionally, Downtown Chicago is only a short train ride away, making this a top choice among city commuters. With high home prices and local per capita income rates, Western Springs is an ideal choice for families looking for a strong sense of community. Four schools in the area are rated above average in school quality.

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

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

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at

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