Record #: 2272

Veterinary Practice Information:

Dr. Joyce Van Donkersgoed
Practice Name:
Alberta Beef Health Solutions
Box 307
Picture Butte    Google Maps
Zip Code:
T0K 1V0

Job Description:

 Looking for one energetic veterinarians who is interested in feedlot production medicine and want to work in a progressive feedlot consulting practice with other associate veterinarians, 4 research and technicians, and office staff. Duties include providing herd health and production management services to clients who own feedlot cattle and feeder lambs, regulatory and emergency services, value chain program certification, and research.  
Training Required:
 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Post-Graduate training in nutrition, epidemiology or food animal medicine an asset but not required. New graduates and post-docs may apply. Must have passed NAVLE so eligible for work permit and licensure in Canada through NAFTA. Must have a valid driver's license and speak/write English. 
Experience Desired:
 Beef cattle and sheep experience an asset. Spanish an asset but not required.  
 Competitive salary based on experience/expertise. Annual performance reviews with salary increases and bonuses based on performance. Partnership potential. 
 Full benefits package including medicine, dental, physio/chiro, disability, and life insurance. Job is in Canada; therefore, social medical system with all costs covered; thus, no medical insurance required. CE provided and paid. CVMA/ABVMA, AABP/AVC dues paid. Relocation costs included.  

Species Percentages:

Beef:  98 Dairy:  0  Swine:  0  Small Ruminants:  2 
Equine:  0  Poultry:  0  Exotics:  0  Small Animals:  0 


Facilities provided by the veterinary practice:
 New veterinary practice building. Provided with office, computer, work truck, veterinary equipment and supplies, work cell phone. Website:  
Other Personnel :  2 other associate feedlot veterinarians, 4 veterinary technical/research technicians, CPA/Controller (accountant), office manager, pharmaceutical assistant 
Practice strengths and emphasis of the business:
 Feedlot consulting practice that has select feedlot clientele who are leaders in the Canadian beef industry. Provide high caliber consulting services in feedlot production medicine, including research. Feedlot clients within 30 minute travel distance. No evening calls. Share weekend call schedule with other associate veterinarians and technicians. 
Practice Area:  Practice located in southern Alberta (Picture Butte area). Close to small towns and Lethbridge (city) with all the amenities including university, college, airport, hospitals, great shopping. Close to mountains for hiking/skiing and great hunting/fishing nearby. Friendly staff, clients and Canadians. Great place to live and raise a family. 

Date job was submitted:    3/23/2018 

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