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Northeast Indiana Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital

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Career Opportunities

Join the NIVES Team!

The Northeast Indiana Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital (NIVES) is an AAHA-accredited and Level II VECCS-certified hospital. NIVES serves the tri-state region of NE Indiana, SE Michigan, and NW Ohio. In addition to our critical care services, our hospital has a team of board-certified veterinarians specializing in Internal Medicine, Small Animal Surgery, and Cardiology.

Our hospital features state-of-the-art equipment for fast and reliable diagnostic testing including digital radiography, CT imaging, ultrasonography, and endoscopy in addition to our in-house laboratory. We offer advanced treatments, such as blood and plasma transfusions, with a fully staffed intensive care unit to provide 24-hour care for critical patients.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality care to our patients.

NIVES frequently hosts externs and interns to help train the next generation of veterinary professionals. Candidates will recieve onsite training and work alongside seasoned staff to practice progressive medicine and excellent client services. If you want to make a difference in the lives of pets – we want to meet you!

Current Openings

Employee Benefits

Are looking to join an organization that values its team and the services we provide? Below are just some of the benefits of joining our team.

  • 401(k) & match

  • Dental

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Discount (50%)

  • Flexible Schedule

  • Health Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Vision Insurance

  • Bonus Pay

  • Shift/Weekend Differentials

  • Continuing Education Opportunities

  • Sign-On Bonus (Dependent Upon Experience and Position)

  • Social Worker Services On-Site

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