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We are a local hospital favorite, and we take great pride in our reputation in our community knowing that it has been earned by focusing on relationships with our loyal clients and the pursuit of excellent veterinary medicine.
Our veterinarians all have their own individual practice style but integrate seamlessly as a team. We maintain excellent professional relationships with area specialists. We offer many services including preventative care, anesthesia and sedation, dentistry, internal medicine, laser therapy, in-house pharmacy, surgery and is well equipped with ultrasound, digital radiography, dental x-ray, in-house lab equipment, and a certified dog trainer. Because we value the emotional well-being of our patients as much as the physical, Fear Free, low stress handling techniques are emphasized.
New graduates are welcome and will enjoy an extensive mentoring program with experienced veterinarians in both medicine and surgery. We host veterinary interns routinely, so we have extensive experience helping new grads hone their skills. We have a well-trained staff with a ratio of at least 2 certified veterinary technicians/vet assistants to each vet. We offer flexible scheduling with a strict no-call policy on your days off, salary-based compensation, generous CE and skills development courses provided.
Applicants must be motivated to work hard, be ready and willing to learn and maybe even teach us a new trick or two! You must be a graduate of an accredited veterinary program and licensed in Illinois, with the desire to work as a companion animal veterinarian. Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal, and a desire to work in a team-oriented environment is a must. Prior experience with or desire to learn exotics medicine is helpful.
Wheaton is only 30 miles west of downtown Chicago, which is easily accessible by car or train! Our area has not only the conveniences of modern living, but with tree-lined streets, extensive bike paths and an abundance of forest preserves, it’s easy for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy plenty of nature! Add in top rated school systems, and this is an excellent area to raise a family!
We are seeking a part-time, year-round worker in our kennel as an animal caretaker. Applicants must have a professional work ethic, excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must be a team player yet be able to work independently to deliver exceptional care to patients and clients. The kennel attendant pays close attention to patients’ health status such as signs of stress and changes in eating or elimination habits. He or she will report to the technicians and doctors when a pet needs medical attention. A kennel attendant must be able to accurately record details in the medical record. This is a great entry level job for college students interested in veterinary medicine.
Mandatory to work weekends and holidays and some evenings
Work in all types of weather
Heavy lifting of 50+lbs
Must be able to kneel, crouch, stoop, and stand for long periods of time
Tolerate a high noise level
Punctual and reliable
For employee safety, must be able to physically handle dogs of all sizes
Walk dogs and pick up after them
Washing, drying, and folding laundry
Washing dishes and cat litter pans
Bathing animals before they go home
Feeding and providing water to dogs and cats
Clean cages, kennels, exam rooms and general maintenance of the hospital
Administering medications to boarding patients accurately
Veterinary candidates interested in a position at Danada Veterinary Hospital should send a resume and cover letter to our office manager, Tina Kollins at [email protected]. Support staff may fill out our Application_for_Employment.pdf and send to Tina.