Mixed Animal Veterinary Position

West Central Veterinary Services

Mixed animal practice in west central Indiana has an associate veterinary position open. The practice is 70% small animal/30% large animal; The large animal is primarily equine and bovine with some swine and small ruminant. This is a four clinic practice with 17 veterinarians and 9 technicians. Our locations include Veedersburg, Rockville, Greencastle, and Clinton, Indiana. We are looking to hire a full time veterinarian at the Veedersburg location, with an emphasis in large animal medicine. Veedersburg is within an hour of Champaign, IL, West Lafayette, IN, and Indianapolis, IN. There is a variety of practitioner tenure, ranging from over 30 years of experience to 2 years. Our website is www.westcentralvet.com.

All veterinarians practice both small and large animal medicine. However, our practitioners are encouraged to explore areas of interest and specialization. We presently have veterinarians offering: equine reproduction, bovine embryo transfer, ultrasound diagnostics, canine behavior, alternative medicine, canine reproduction, and canine rehabilitation.

A practice truck will be provided as well as all equipment, coveralls, and smocks. The clinics operate as separate entities with emergencies being covered by each practice respectfully. The new associates will share emergency rotation with the other veterinarians at the respective clinics. Veterinarians receive 30% of the gross revenue for all their emergencies. Other benefits provided include malpractice insurance, a continuing education allowance, and medical insurance. We strongly encourage CE and try to have everyone attend a national meeting at least every other year. Competitive salary that will be discussed upon interview.

Externships


West Central Veterinary Services is a progressive four-clinic mixed animal practice in west central Indiana. Located approximately one hour from Indianapolis, we are in a beautiful rural setting close to the Indiana/Illinois state line. Rolling hills, covered bridges and Amish farms make this scenic country. Turkey Run State Park and Raccoon Lake offer outdoor recreation close by. Indianapolis, West Lafayette, and Champaign are approximately 1.5 hours away from our central Rockville location.

We offer many small animal services, including small animal community practice, medicine, surgery, canine rehabilitation services, behavioral services, acupuncture and chiropractic services, as well as after-hours emergency. Soft tissue surgery, dental procedures and orthopedic surgery are routinely performed (including fracture repair and ACL tears, patellar luxation repair). Our clinic also offers digital x-ray, ultrasound and cold laser for our small animal patients. Certified veterinary technicians and a dedicated support team are present as well.

Large animal services include medicine and surgery, equine reproductive services, bovine reproductive services (including embryo transfer), beef and dairy herd health medicine, small ruminant medicine, and after-hours emergency services. The Rockville clinic has a dedicated barn for large animal work with a technician and support staff. Ambulatory services are offered at all four clinics for our large animal clients.


We have openings for externs of all years of veterinary school, for students with small, food, equine or mixed practice interests. Our goal for students is to see a variety of medical and surgical cases in a rural atmosphere. We advocate for as much hands-on experience as possible and can tailor an externship to fit specific areas of interest. Availability for after-hour emergencies is encouraged, as this can enhance your experience. Living quarters are available on-site, however we do not currently offer a monetary stipend. Availability is on a first-come-first-serve basis, with only one extern accepted at a time to allow for a more hands-on experience for the student.

Interested applicants can email resumes to Dr. Laura Couch: lauracouch2002@yahoo.com.