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Rockford veterinary care!

Mulford Animal Hospital provides companion animal and exotic medicine, surgery, and dentistry in the Rockford, IL area. We have been in the business since 1978. Our professional team headed by Dr. Katie Harbach, D.V.M., and Dr. Donna L. Mueller, D.V.M. guarantees satisfaction in every quality service that we render.

Please view our openings below and consider joining our team!

DVM, Associate Veterinarian

Associate Veterinarian

Position Overview

Are you searching for a practice that believes in providing high-quality, individualized care to its patients? Do you dream of a place where you can practice first-rate medicine with the freedom to bring your own individuality too? Great! We may have the perfect opportunity for you at our privately owned practice with our incredibly supportive staff!

Location

Here in Rockford, Illinois, we are considered the City of Gardens, our flowers and gardens raise the community’s spirits. Our location is ideal for both country and suburban living! You can take a stroll through the Anderson Japanese Garden, one of the top-rated Japanese gardens in North America. Explore in The Forest Preserves of Winnebago County, which is home to more than 10,000 acres of natural areas, recreation areas, lakes, rivers, and forests.  From restaurants to museums, unique shops to theaters, there is something for everyone to enjoy here in Rockford!

Practice Overview

Mulford Animal Hospital has been providing companion animal medicine, surgery, and dentistry since 1978. We are a free-standing building on 4 beautiful, partially wooded acres of land with plenty of space for our expansion plans in the near future.  Dr. Harbach has been actively involved in academia and has a passion for mentoring throughout her career; you’ll have an opportunity to advance your skills and get mentorship if desired. At Mulford Animal Hospital, we believe in the word, “TEAM”, we support our staff in all aspects of the field. Our team has been cross-trained so they can be utilized by our doctors to create a more efficient and less stressful workday. Our collaborative approach allows continuity between our staff and reflects in the satisfaction of our clients, who are well established and easy to work with. Whether you are new in the profession or looking to make a change, we invite you to join our hospital and truly ENJOY coming to work each day!

What You’ll Be Working On

  • Build and maintain client relationships
  • Diagnose, treat and manage a variety of animal cases
  • Provide education to clients and staff on recommendations and choices in care
  • Maintain a positive work environment
  • Guide, utilize, and mentor exceptional support staff

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited program required
  • Be licensed or able to be licensed in the state of Illinois
  • Two years experience preferred, but new grads are encouraged to apply
  • Exotic experience or interest preferred
  • Routine surgical and dental experience preferred or the desire to learn
  • Highly motivated, with a desire to be amazing
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and personal development
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated compassion for patients and clients
  • Ability to collaborate and work within a team environment

What’s In It For You

  • Competitive salary
  • No emergency or on-call hours!
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid Time Off, plus 4 additional personal days a year
  • CE allowance plus dedicated CE PTO
  • Signing and relocation bonuses eligibility
  • State, Controlled, and DEA license fees reimbursed
  • AVMA and State organization dues coverage
  • License defense and liability insurance coverage
  • 401K with match eligibility
  • Health insurance HRA stipend

Please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] or click the Apply Now button below.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics

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Veterinary Technician/Assistant

Veterinary Technician/Assistant

Position Overview

Are you a highly motivated technician/assistant looking to find a supportive, fun work family that believes in providing high-quality, individualized care to its patients? Well then, we might be a great fit for you! We are in search of a  full-time technician/assistant to join our team!

You will be working with companion animals and some exotics and pocket pets. The position involves all aspects of veterinary care including cross-training. Whether you are newer to the profession or looking to make a change, we invite you to join our hospital and truly ENJOY coming to work each day!

Practice Overview

We are a 1.5 doctor practice with a practice manager and 9 support staff on the southeast side of Rockford. We are a free-standing building on 4 beautiful, partially wooded acres of land with plenty of space for our expansion plans in the near future.  Our owner, Dr. Katie Harbach, and practice manager, Kristin Loy, have 19 years combine experience in vet tech academia and believe strongly in supporting our staff in continuing their growth and knowledge. Our team strives to improve daily and support one another in all aspect of the field including new ideas and implementation of them.

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year experience is highly desired
  • Licensed CVT is preferred
  • Desire to work with exotics and pocket pets is preferred
  • Knowledge of Avimark is preferred
  • Highly motivated, with a desire to be amazing!
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and personal development
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated compassion for patients and clients
  • Ability to collaborate and work within a team environment

What’s In It For You

  • Competitive salary
  • 40 hours Paid Time Off, plus 3 additional personal days a year after initial 90 days
  • CE allowance plus dedicated 12 hours CE PTO after first year
  • Holiday Pay after initial 90 days
  • Yearly uniform and shoe allowance after initial 30 days
  • State licensing reimbursement
  • Pet care credit and allowance after initial 90 days
  • Birthday bonus after initial 90 days
  • Family discounts

Please email your resume and cover letter to Kristin Loy at [email protected] or click the Apply Now button below.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics

Apply Now