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Veterinarian | PT or FT | Hiawatha, Iowa

Veterinary Doctors | Hiawatha, Iowa

Petersen Pet Hospital is searching for a PT or FT Associate Veterinarian!

Petersen Pet Hospital is located in Hiawatha, Iowa in a beautiful state-of-the art facility. We are an AAHA-accredited  progressive, 6-doctor small animal practice. Led by Dr. Petersen and Dr. Saunders, our veterinarians are backed by a highly skilled team that’s enthusiastic about Veterinary Medicine and work hard to create a warm, inviting, and comfortable environment. 

Why Join Us?

  • Amazing Culture – We have a great culture and a highly skilled team that provides outstanding medical care with a collaborative, team-oriented approach
  • AAHA-accredited, Fear Free + Feline Friendly - practice high quality medicine and standard of care
  • Beautiful, 9500 sq ft. state-of-the-art facility that’s fully equipped with all the bells & whistles including Laparoscopic, EKG, Digital radiology, Ultrasound, Laser, and In-House Lab
  • Excellent reputation in the community with an established clientele base
  • Iowa Merit Award winner in the DVM360 Hospital Design contest in 2019
  • Continued Education is important to us - we have doctors rotate and techs educate on different topics during our weekly team meetings (Monthly newsletter)
  • Mentoring and training available - new grads will learn to manage internal medicine cases, perform surgery and dental procedures, provide preventative care, develop treatment protocols, and educate clients.
  • Work/life balance

What we offer? 💸

  • Excellent compensation package
  • Sign-on bonus and/or retention bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Benefits including health/dental/vision/liability insurance
  • 401k match (3.5%)
  • Generous PTO
  • Annual CE allowance, all major dues/fees paid
  • Employee pet discount
  • VPP Academy

We abide by our Core Values: Integrity/Honesty, Flexibility, Compassion, Accountability and Team Oriented

Veterinary professionals come to work for us because we are high tech, have a great culture, have a well-trained team that provides outstanding medical care, and a high staff to vet ratio. Clients come to us because of our reputation for excellence, and our compassionate and friendly team.

🏡Looking to relocate? Hiawatha/Cedar Rapids is a vibrant city, encompassing unique attractions, exciting events, specialty shopping, a dynamic art scene, and a large variety of restaurants. You’ll find that Cedar Rapids offers one of the best places to live, work and play in the Midwest. Cedar Rapids offers a unique balance of big-city amenities without all the typical hassles and headaches that come with a large city.

** We are open to all levels of experience, and highly encourage special interests and the willingness to continue to learn. Surgery/Orthopedic interest would be a huge plus!**

If you’re looking for a great place to practice veterinary medicine alongside an excellent support team, apply now!