Record #: 2775

Veterinary Practice Information:

Ryan Hammell
Practice Name:
Waukon Veterinary Service
2412 Crown Rd.
Waukon    Google Maps
Zip Code:

Job Description:

 We have a well established 4 doctor mixed animal practice (dairy, cow-calf, small animal) tucked in the most northeastern corner of Iowa, also referred to as Little Switzerland for the scenic rolling hills near the bluffs of the Mississippi. We are looking for an outstanding associate interested in working with and continuously improving awesome diary and beef operations while enjoying the rewards of a rural veterinarian lifestyle. We make sure we have fun while we work and we enjoy what we do. 
Training Required:
 DVM or equivalent, IA license, Category 2 Federal Accreditation 
Experience Desired:
 Individual with positive attitude, willingness to learn, and interested in working with the hardest working farmers in the Midwest is more important than experience, but if you have some, we'll gladly accept some. 
 Competitive salary, based on experience 
 Paid vacation, liability insurance, IA licensure, simple IRA retirement plan, cell phone reimbursement, truck and vet box, all equipment provided, Iowa VMA association dues, call shared equally with veterinarian receiving portion of emergency fee, potential buy-in opportunity for the right applicant 

Species Percentages:

Beef:  30 Dairy:  35  Swine:  0  Small Ruminants:  0 
Equine:  1  Poultry:  0  Exotics:  0  Small Animals:  33 


Facilities provided by the veterinary practice:
 Current building moved into in 2003 for expansion of services and growing clientele. Large inventory of both cattle and companion animal products. Equipment includes IDEXX LaserCyte, Catalyst and SediVue units, digital x-ray, EasiScan ultrasound, petMAP anesthetic monitoring system, InovaDent small animal dental station (scaler/polisher/drill), Terafloat equine motorized dental float, portable bovine chutes and equine stocks. Truck/box provided. Further expansion of clinic planned for 2021. 
Other Personnel :  Our spectacular support team consists of our office manager, two receptionists, two technicians, a veterinary assistant, and four veterinarians. 
Practice strengths and emphasis of the business:
 Our emphasis focuses on preventative care, continuously working on protocols for vaccinations, treatments, reproduction, nutrition, cow comfort, mastitis prevention, transition cow management, and calf raising for dairy and cow-calf operations. Small animal services continue to grow, as we expand our surgical offerings to include orthopedics along with standard small animal medical and surgical skills. We have a strong team that can lean on each other, understands the importance of family, and supports the local community.  
Practice Area:  Extremely vibrant agricultural community with family dairy farms from 30 cows to 2000 cows and cow-calf operations from small hobby farms to 300 cows. We also work very hard to provide the best small animal services to our clients. There are ample opportunities for hunting some of the largest whitetail deer in Iowa and fishing in the abundant trout streams that feed the nearby Mississippi River. LaCrosse, WI is about 45 minutes away for those who need to shop or enjoy bigger city nightlife. 

Date job was submitted:    11/21/2020 

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