Kodiak Veterinary Clinic, located in Kodiak, AK, is seeking an Associate DVM.
Enjoy the tremendous beauty of Alaska's Emerald Isle along with a great work life that offers time to spend doing incredible outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking, boating, wildlife and scenic photography, along with world class fishing and hunting! Beaches, parks, and countless trails are just minutes away from town! Kodiak offers a wonderful, inclusive community with the nation’s largest Coast Guard base, the Navy SEALs Winter Warfare Training Center, Alaska Aerospace Rocket Launch facility, and one of the country’s largest commercial fishing fleets. Our Veterinary Hospital offers a complete range of services including preventative wellness, urgent care, dentistry, surgery, laser therapy, and much more! Whether you are a new grad looking for a great opportunity to hone your skills or an experienced provider looking for the next new adventure in your life, Kodiak has an amazing quality of life to offer!
Our facility is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:30pm and features our own retail pet supply boutique that is open Tuesday through Saturday. We offer our clients after hour on-call services for emergency situations during the evenings and weekends but see less than 10 after hour cases per month on average. Our hospital is equipped with:
Companion Therapy Laser
Fully equipped O/R with Cardell Digital Patient Monitoring
Fixin Fracture Repair System
In-House Touch Screen Idexx ProCyte and LaserCyte Diagnostics
Designated Dental Station w/new high speed ultrasonic drill and handpiece
The City of Kodiak is located on the N.E. end of Kodiak Island approx. 250 miles S.W. of Anchorage with travel to the mainland available via Alaska Airlines (brief 50 minute plane ride) or via the Alaska Marine Highway System (ferry service) to the City of Homer on the Kenai Peninsula. The island population ranges from roughly 13,000 permanent residents up to 15,000 in summertime. Kodiak offers great schools with a brand new state of the art High School recently built in 2014. Shopping options include a mixture of big box stores including Walmart and Safeway, plus a host of local favorites including Spenard Builders Supply, Sutliff's Tru-Value Hardware, Kodiak Marine Supply, and more. The City features an Olympic style indoor swimming pool, new public library, and a well-supported civic arts program and senior center. Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center provides full medical services for island residents, with several eye care and dental providers on island as well. There are 5 native villages located around the island accessible only by boat or plane, along with the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge that takes up almost 2/3's of the islands land mass. Kodiak is home to the world famous Kodiak Brown Bear, boasting a population of over 3,000 bears (or almost 1 for every square mile of island!). Wildlife abounds with bears, bald eagles, fox, black tail deer, a multitude of other birds, whales, dolphins, and more! For entertainment opportunities, there is a movie theater, auditorium for concerts and plays, many delicious restaurants, and even a 9-hole golf course.