Petersen Pet Hospital in Hiawatha, Iowa is a beautiful, progressive, 6-doctor small animal practice. We are AAHA Accredited, Fear Free, Feline Friendly, pocket pet-friendly upscale practice with an old-fashioned ethic of kindness, quality and caring.
Led by Dr. Petersen and Dr. Saunders, our veterinarians are backed by a highly skilled team that’s enthusiastic about Veterinary Medicine and work hard to create a warm, inviting, and comfortable environment.
Why Join Us?
Culture – we are collaborative, team oriented and abide by our five core values: Compassionate, Flexible, Integrity, Accountable & a Team Player
Highly skilled team that provides outstanding medical care, with a high staff-to-vet ratio.
AAHA accredited – practice high quality medicine and care
Located in a beautiful 9500 sq ft state-of-the-art facility that’s fully equipped with all the bells & whistles - Laparoscopic, EKG, Digital radiology, Ultrasound, Laser, In-House Lab
Excellent reputation in the community with an established clientele baseContinued Education is important to us - we have doctors rotate and techs educate on different topics during our weekly team meetings (Monthly newsletter)
Mentoring and training available - new grads will learn to manage internal medicine cases, perform surgery and dental procedures, provide preventative care, develop treatment protocols, and educate clients
Work/life balance (No on call emergency duty required, emergency clinic located in area)
What we offer
Excellent compensation package
Benefits including health/dental/vision/liability insurance,
401k match (3.5%)
Short & Long-term disability
CE allowance, all major dues/fees paid,
Employee pet discount
We abide by our Core Values –
Integrity/Honesty, Flexibility, Compassion, Accountability and Team Oriented
Veterinary professionals come to work for us because we are high tech, have a great culture, have a well-trained team that provides outstanding medical care, and a high staff to vet ratio.
You need to see us to believe it.
Clients come to us because of our reputation for excellence, and our compassionate and friendly team.
Excellent compensation/benefit package. We are open to all levels of experience, and highly encourage special interests and the willingness to continue to learn. Surgery/Orthopedic interest would be a huge plus!
Looking to relocate?
Hiawatha/Cedar Rapids is a vibrant city, encompassing unique attractions, exciting events, specialty shopping, a dynamic art scene, and a large variety of restaurants. You’ll find that Cedar Rapids offers one of the best places to live, work and play in the Midwest. Cedar Rapids offers a unique balance of big-city amenities without all the typical hassles and headaches that come with a large city.
Are you looking for great place to practice veterinary medicine alongside an excellent support team?
Veterinary Practice Partners (VPP) is a trusted business partner to veterinarians. We co-own practices in partnership with veterinarians, and work relentlessly to grow and manage each practice, while retaining its unique identity and culture. VPP’s family of practices has enjoyed industry-leading growth and profitability improvements. Our team has deep experience in driving sustained, above-average revenue growth, cultivating exceptional practice staff, and overseeing back-office operations, including marketing, finance, accounting and human resources. Veterinarians partner with us because we enable them to focus on delivering high-quality patient care and foster lasting relationships with pet owners, while remaining owners in the practices they have committed a lifetime to building.