Seeking Small Animal, Avian and Exotic Veterinarian
Niles Animal Hospital and Bird Medical Center
Location: Niles, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
2 openings available.
Niles Animal Hospital and Bird Medical Center is seeking an energetic, compassionate full-time or part-time Veterinarian to join our team. We are located in the popular suburb of Niles, Illinois just west of Chicago.
We are proud to be a non-corporate hospital that has been AAHA accredited since 1953, allowing us to serve generation after generation of family pets. We are a growing practice with an excellent reputation that has a very strong client base. We have an amazing long-term, kindhearted team. Our practice is comprised of small animal, avian, exotic, reptile and wildlife patients. Experience is a plus, but not required. We are happy to mentor a new graduate.
We expect our doctors to be comfortable with veterinary internal medicine, dentistry, radiology, and basic surgical techniques. We are equipped with a cloud based medical record system, full in-house laboratory, ultrasound, surgical and therapeutic laser, dental and full body digital radiographs and an outstanding team.
Our benefits include a competitive salary, medical benefits (including health, dental and vision), paid vacation, 401k with company match, CE allowance, generous pet care discounts, paid licensing and association dues. New grads or experienced veterinarians welcome.
About Niles Animal Hospital and Bird Medical Center
Niles Animal Hospital was established by Dr. T. J. Lafeber Jr. in 1949 as a hospital that not only sees dogs and cats but specializes in avian, exotic and wildlife medicine. Dr. Lafeber was considered one of the most leading authorities on bird care, he developed a product line of food, treats and supplements to give proper bird nutrition. He was a pioneer in setting an in-house diagnostic lab, enabling us to quickly generate laboratory results for ill patients.
Niles Animal Hospital achieved accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) in 1953 and has remained accredited since then.
Dr. Peter S. Sakas purchased the hospital from Dr. Lafeber in 1985 upon his retirement. Dr. Sakas continued to specialize and teach avian and wildlife medicine. He worked with and trained many of the avian veterinarians here in the Chicagoland area. In March 2020, we tragically lost Dr. Sakas. He has been a mentor to many veterinarians though the years and we are lucky to have Dr. Jamie Abete carry on his legacy. She is dedicated to continuing the same level of care and will continue to specialize not only in dog/cat medicine but avian, exotic and wildlife medicine.