Integrative Pet Care is seeking a Rehabilitation Veterinarian to join our Chicago clinic. Our ideal candidate is certified and/or experienced in both canine rehabilitation and acupuncture (VSMT/Chiropractic a plus!), passionate about the field of veterinary rehabilitation, values a team environment and loves to teach and learn.
IPC exclusively provides veterinary rehabilitation services. Our rehab team includes
3 full-time veterinarians certified in canine rehab, acupuncture and VSMT
6 animal rehab therapist/technicians certified in canine rehab, 2 of whom are also certified in canine massage
2 therapy assistants
Our medical team is supported by an enthusiastic patient services and management crew. We value a collaborative, team approach to care with ongoing in-house training. We also have a robust year-round internship program for students of veterinary rehabilitation and veterinary medical schools.
Our 6,000-square-foot facility is located in Chicago’s fast-growing Logan Square neighborhood and includes a sunny hydrotherapy room with 2 underwater treadmills, 4 spacious exam rooms and a large gym with custom therapeutic exercise equipment.
Be a self-starter
Be able to work both independently and as an integral part of a team
Be a veterinarian licensed to practice in IL, or able to obtain IL licensing
Have extensive experience in animal rehabilitation
Be certified in canine rehabilitation or agree to pursue certification
Be certified in veterinary acupuncture or agree to pursue certification
Be able to work with, restrain and lift companion animals of all sizes
Be proficient in low stress handling (Fear Free certification a plus!); positive reinforcement is to be utilized with the animals at all times
Be able to communicate effectively with clients and other staff members
Duties & Responsibilities:
Supervise all medical aspects of therapies performed in the department
Perform initial evaluations, recheck exams, acupuncture and chiropractic treatments (depending on credentials)
Work directly with the therapists to develop treatment programs and modality parameters
Consult with the therapists whenever necessary regarding patients’ therapies and progress
Monitor patient response to prescribed therapies and adjust treatment programs as needed
Participate in training and continuing education of staff as well as visiting interns and externs
Complete reports in a timely fashion
Stay current in the field of animal rehabilitation and discuss updated information with staff
Participate in public events where rehab can be promoted to clients, potential clients or referring veterinarians
Perform other duties as assigned
Signing bonus for qualified candidates.
Full-time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off and a generous CE allowance.
Ethos Veterinary Health is a national network of hospitals providing specialty and emergency care for pets. Our ethos is simple: to provide the most advanced, innovative and compassionate veterinary care possible. It is the foundation of our organization and it continues to drive us forward in our mission to define the future of veterinary medicine. Our advancements center around three main areas: Transformative Science: We focus on driving initiatives that change the biology of disease, resulting in new diagnostics, novel therapies and improved treatments. Knowledge: We know we are only as good as our teams, so we are committed to continuous learning and growth, ensuring all team members have a path to reaching their fullest potential. Collaboration: Throughout Ethos we focus on capturing bright spots and sharing that knowledge across our organization. We believe a collaborative approach leads to better outcomes for our patients and more professionally fulfilled medical teams.
Mission: The term ethos is used to describe the guiding beliefs and ideals that characterize a community, nation or ideology. Our ethos is simple: to provide the most advanced, innovative and compassionat...e veterinary care possible. It has been the foundation of our collaboration in the past and it continues to drive us forward in our mission to define the future of veterinary care.