Fast-paced and growing AAHA-accredited 3 doctor veterinary practice in Houghton near Michigan Technological University seeks associate veterinarian. Must practice quality medicine, have good communication skills, and be compassionate, client-oriented--and a team player. Practice is 95% small animal/5% large animal and has a new ultrasound, new portable dental unit, digital radiology, K-laser unit, Abaxis in house lab, farm call vehicle with vet box, portable x-ray unit, and PowerFloat equipment for equine dentals. Four day work weeks and occasional weekends allow for plenty of time to enjoy all of the activities the Upper Peninsula has to offer. Competitive salary plus production with an excellent benefit package -- vacation and sick leave, medical insurance, CE allowance, professional license and dues, SIMPLE IRA. The staff is a strong team, highly trained and enthusiastic about veterinary care. As a group, the staff and doctors are close and often do gatherings outside of work to enjoy local restaurants, outdoor activities, cultural events, and camaraderie.
Houghton is located in the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It has an excellent school system and offers a multitude of cultural, ethnic, and recreational opportunities--and lots of snow in the winter but moderate climate due to the proximity to Lake Superior. The Keweenaw is known for its breathtaking natural beauty and gorgeous fall colors, There is an abundance of forested lands, lakes, waterfalls, and wildlife. It is close to two National Parks (Isle Royale and Keweenaw National Historical Park) and several state parks (McLain, Baraga, Porcupine Mountains, and Fort Wilkins). For more information about the area, check out the following websites:
Houghton is a great place to live and Copper Country Veterinary Clinic is a great place to work. If interested, contact Dr. Rebecca Vollrath or Tara Raffaelli at 906-482-1771 or by email: [email protected]. Website: ccvc.cc
Veterinary license--state of Michigan
Additional Salary Information: salary depends on experience and skill level
Copper Country Veterinary Clinic is a mixed animal practice--AAHA accredited; computerized with state-of-the-art equipment and a well-trained staff. Houghton is a progressive small University town situated on the hills overlooking the beautiful Portage Waterway. It is the gateway to the majestic Keweenaw Peninsula, surrounded by Lake Superior. It is also the home of Michigan Tech, one of the fin...est engineering universities in the country, Connected to its neighboring town, Hancock, by the world's heaviest lift bridge, Houghton shares a rich and colorful cultural and historical tradition. Finlandia University in Hancock offers a strong liberal arts and nursing program. The Keweenaw Peninsula is known for its natural beauty, its friendly people, its exciting history, its excellent school systems, the wide variety of athletic and outdoor activities, the wonderful cultural and ethnic events, and its safe environment--it is a place that must be experienced.