Veterinary Jobs in Oak Ridge, TN

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Veterinary Jobs in Oak Ridge, TN


Ideal Veterinary Hospital of Oak Ridge Tennessee is eager to expand our team! We are looking for another DVM to come practice high quality, compassionate veterinary medicine within the sought-after community of Oak Ridge. We offer a wide range of services to our clients to ensure the best care and diagnostics for the pets we care for. We have vast and up-to-date equipment that aid us in making the most accurate diagnostics. From routine physical examination and vaccination to soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries, we provide all kinds of expertise.

We welcome DVMs of all experience levels! If you are a new or recent graduate, we are willing to provide any desired mentorship. Our staff of doctors, receptionists, assistants, and a certified veterinary technician are supportive and welcoming of new graduates. We welcome the enthusiasm, energy, and opportunity you can bring the most current knowledge available. If you desire mentorship, we offer our senior doctor’s willingness to thoroughly teach procedures and techniques, to improve proficiency, and help prevent you from becoming overwhelmed. Our hospitable clientele come from all backgrounds and are equally welcoming of new doctors. If you are a veterinarian with well-rounded medical, surgical, and diagnostic skills or a veterinarian with a desire to develop those skills, we encourage you to apply!

Full list of Equipment and Services:

  • Physical Exams, Vaccinations, Microchips, and Health Certificates
  • Dental Cleaning and Tooth Extraction with use of an IM3 High Speed Dental Unit
  • Soft Tissue Surgery (From Spay and Neuter to Exploratory)
  • Orthopedic Surgery (From Cruciate Repair to Bone Pinning)
  • In-house digital radiology, laboratory, and pharmacy
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Pulse Oximetry, EKG, Blood Pressure Measurements, and I-stat Analyzer

About the area: Ideal Veterinary Hospital is in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Oak Ridge is a beautiful community that has much to offer. It is safe, has top-rated schools, and provides all kinds of recreational opportunities. We are within an hour drive of the famous Smokey Mountain National Park, so if you enjoy beautiful scenery, the outdoors, and any opportunity to explore or adventure, this is a great place for you. Oak Ridge is also just a half hour west of Knoxville, known for a rich art community and many festivals throughout the year. There is always an opportunity to explore new craft fairs, foods, and music.

One of the ways we strive to improve the lives of veterinarians is by providing you with comprehensive benefits:

  • Generous compensation package
  • Flexible schedules
  • No emergency or on-call hours
  • Career path opportunities
  • Generous paid time off
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • 401(k) or Roth IRA with company match
  • Unlimited CE Allowance
  • AVMA dues

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.

Veterinary Technician

Our practice is excited to add another Veterinary Technician to our team! We are looking for an individual who is good at communicating, organization, and multi-tasking, and who is ready to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate would have at least 1-2 years’ previous experience in veterinary medicine.

You will be required to perform all types of pet care, as well as client communication, some supervision of the kennels and kennel staff, taking of digital radiographs, performing dental prophylaxis, treatment and anesthesia administration under veterinary supervision, and also some front office, computer and telephone work. Hourly pay commensurate with experience.

Operating Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am-6:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Pay range: $15-$18, depending on experience, for non-credentialed technicians/Vet. Assistant

$18+ depending on experience for Licensed/Credentialed Technicians

We are proud to offer our teammates comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) with match
  • Discounts on veterinary care and boarding

Essential Functions:

  • Able to perform basic animal handling and restraint
  • Be able to accurately position for radiographs
  • Assist veterinarians in the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery
  • Perform in-hospital lab testing and prepare specimens for outside labs
  • Assist veterinarians in outpatient exams by taking histories, vital signs, and weights as well as providing client education
  • Collect and prepare diagnostic samples
  • Anesthesia monitoring
  • Assist in maintaining practice equipment
  • Assist veterinarian performing surgery
  • Assist veterinarians in any other assigned tasks
  • Maintain cleanliness of surgery suite, treatment area, and exams rooms for all surfaces
  • Support DEA compliance as it relates to the role
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift patients and carry equipment up to 40 pounds; ability to lift patients or carry equipment over 40 pounds with assistance
  • Practice OSHA safety techniques including proper PPE
  • Computer skills, MS office applications, etc.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed


  • Veterinary: 1 year (Required)


  • Veterinary Technician Certification (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Oak Ridge, TN 37830 (Required)

Work Location: In person

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