6110 Creston Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50321
Phone(515) 280-3100

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IVS is seeking qualified individuals to to join our caring team of veterinary professionals. The following positions are currently open at our hospital:

Internal Medicine Specialist

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Iowa Veterinary Specialties is currently seeking a board-certified cardiologist, in small animal internal medicine, or residency-trained individual to join our team of Specialty Veterinarians at our facility in Des Moines, Iowa. We are seeking an individual that is team oriented and has excellent communication skills with fellow colleagues, clients and the referral community. The recruited candidate will have the opportunity to develop and head the Cardiology Department at Iowa Veterinary Specialties.

To apply for any of the above listed positions please send your cover letter, resume or CV to the address below or by email to jkelso@ivsdsm.com 


Veterinary Technicians

Iowa Veterinary Specialties is Des Moines’ premier specialty and 24 hour emergency facility. Iowa Veterinary Specialties is owned by Iowa State University Veterinary Services Corporation, which allows for close collaboration with the professionals at Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center at Iowa State University.

To apply for any of the above listed positions please send your cover letter, resume or CV to the address below or by email to dsmith@ivsdsm.com. You may also fax your resume to (515) 280-3718

     Iowa Veterinary Specialties
   6110 Creston Avenue
     Des Moines, Iowa 50321

Iowa Veterinary Specialties is always looking for great talent. If you are a Registered Veterinary Technician or have office skills and experience, please send your cover letter and resume ATTN: Dawn Smith at the address or fax number above.

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IVS is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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