Employment Opportunities

Veterinary Associate & Surgeon

Desert Pines Equine Medical and Surgical Center, a progressive, established, six-veterinarian practice that includes a board-certified surgeon and internist and excellent support staff located in Las Vegas, Nevada, is seeking a veterinary associate and surgeon to help us continue our tradition of excellence. 

How to Apply
Associate Veterinarian applicants must be in completion in good standing of a DVM or VMD degree at an accredited university and have a veterinary license and accreditation to practice in the state of Nevada. Completion of an internship or a few years in practice is required.

Equine Surgeon applicants can be board qualified or individuals who have completed surgery residency training. Applicants must be in completion in good standing of a DVM or VMD degree from an accredited university, or a graduate of a college of veterinary medicine that has completed The Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates® (ECFVG®) certification program, and has a veterinary license and accreditation to practice in the state of Nevada.

Benefits include Competitive Compensation + Company Vehicle, Relocation Assistance Package, Employer Contribution to Health Insurance, Annual Time Off, Annual CE Stipend and License Reimbursement, 401k with up to a 4% Employer Match

For more information or to apply for the associate veterinarian or equine surgeon positions, please e-mail humanresources@desertpinesequine.com.

Top-notch Facilities
The Clinic has a surgical suite, two large exam/treatment rooms, ICU stalls and barn for hospitalization, three digital x-ray units, 1 and 3-meter endoscopy, digital ultrasound, arthroscopy/laparoscopy equipment, power-float dental equipment, extracorporeal shock wave therapy, a class iV laser, IRAP processing, PRP and an in-house lab.

Known for Leadership
Desert Pines is Southern Nevada's only full service equine veterinary hospital. We have a long established reputation for progressive thinking and traditional values. We offer extensive services and treatments in sports medicine to keep equine athletes at peak performance. We offer ambulatory services as well as serve as the go-to referral hospital for the region.

What Happens In Vegas
Las Vegas is one of the fastest growing cities in the US. The clinic sits just 20 minutes from Red Rock National Conservation Area. You may think you know Las Vegas, but beyond the strip, the city has a small town feel and a robust horse community. Plus, it's home to professional sports teams including The Raiders( NFL) and The Las Vegas Golden Knights ( NHL) as well as a large number of national equestrian events from show jumpers to professional rodeo.


Now Hiring Veterinary Technicians

Desert Pines Equine is looking for 2 or more credentialed large animal veterinary technicians. We are a busy, fast paced 6 doctor practice in Southern Nevada. Our team provides ambulatory and clinic appointments. We are a full-service surgical facility with hospitalized cases. We are looking for self-starting, organized, motivated individuals whom are team players.

Skills preferred but willing to teach a committed individual are:

  • Surgical assistance/anesthesia.
  • Performing treatments on hospitalized patients.
  • Rotating weekends and nights on call required.
  • Horse handling.
  • Field work, including being able to work on a computer in a moving vehicle.
  • Entering records/invoices into the system. We are currently using HVMS.

Currently offering (after 90-day probation) for full time employees:

  • Full health benefits with supplemental insurance for dental and vision available.
  • 401k
  • HSA Account
  • PTO
  • Paid continuing education.
  • Paid licensing/AAEVT membership renewals.
  • Paid for authorized uniforms.

How to Apply / Contact
Please send resume/working references/and 2 letters of recommendation to Treneka Jones - tjones@desertpinesequine.com

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