Pro-Sal Compensation structure with base salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Internal Number: Athens Equine-Jan 2024
Are you a passionate and dedicated veterinarian with a special love for horses? Athens Equine, part of the ESMS family of practices, has an exciting opportunity for an Equine Associate Veterinarian in the picturesque town of Athens, Texas, conveniently located near the vibrant Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
About Athens, Texas: Nestled in the heart of East Texas, Athens offers a unique blend of natural beauty, a rich cultural scene, and a thriving equine community. Situated just 75 miles southeast of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Athens provides easy access to the urban amenities of the Metroplex while offering a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle. Athens is known for its friendly atmosphere and scenic surroundings of lush greenery, rolling hills, and numerous lakes. Athens provides a tranquil and inviting environment for both work and leisure.
Activities and Attractions:
Outdoor Paradise: Explore the great outdoors with abundant hiking, fishing, and boating opportunities in nearby parks such as the Athens Scenic Loop and Lake Athens.
Cultural Riches: Immerse yourself in the local culture by visiting the Athens Brewery, enjoying live music at various venues, or exploring the East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society.
Community Spirit: Athens boasts a close-knit community that embraces a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Engage in local events, festivals, and farmers' markets to connect with your neighbors.
Equine Community: Athens is a haven for horse enthusiasts, featuring a thriving equine community with a substantial horse population. As an Athens Equine Associate Veterinarian, you'll be at the heart of a community that values and cherishes these majestic animals.
Why Choose Athens?
Quality of Life: Experience a high quality of life in a town that balances the tranquility of nature with the vibrancy of a close-knit community.
Professional Growth: Join a reputable veterinary practice with opportunities for professional growth and collaboration with experienced colleagues.
Work-Life Balance: Enjoy a fulfilling work-life balance in a town that values relaxation and recreation.
Horse Population: Athens is home to a diverse and sizable horse population, offering a wide range of equine cases for you to work on and contribute to their well-being.
Equine Activities: Engage with various horse-related activities, from local equestrian clubs to rodeos and horse shows. Athens provides ample opportunities for equine professionals to connect and collaborate.
Convenient Access: Athens' proximity to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex (just a short drive away) allows you to easily access the area’s amenities, entertainment, and professional networks while enjoying the tranquility of small-town living.
If you are a skilled and passionate Equine Veterinarian looking for a fulfilling opportunity to join a large and growing team of Equine Veterinarians in a horse-friendly community with convenient access to the DFW Metroplex, ESMS and Athens Equine invites you to consider us. Apply now to be part of a community that celebrates professional excellence and a love for horses.
Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Texas (DVM or equivalent)
Possess excellent communication and people skills
Strong work ethic
Possess a keen interest and experience in equine sports medicine and lameness
Equine chiropractic skills, preferred but not required
Equine Sports Medicine & Surgery (ESMS), headquartered in beautiful Weatherford, TX, is a large and expanding family of equine and companion animal practices. Professionally managed by Inova Partners, the ESMS family of practices includes (1) Our flagship equine referral hospital located in Weatherford, TX, (2) Athens Equine, a state-of-the-art general practice focused on equine performance horses, located in Athens, TX, (3) ESMS Racehorse Division, servicing locations in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Iowa, Minnesota, and Arizona, and (4) Two companion animal practices: Holland Lake Animal Hospital, located in Weatherford, TX and Clear Fork Veterinary Clinic, located in Aledo, TX.
Types of Practices:
100% Equine (ESMS Weatherford, ESMS Racehorse, and Athens Equine); 100% Companion Animal (Holland Lake Animal Hospital and Clear Fork Veterinary Clinic)