Salary is commiserate with experience and schedule desired.
DVM or equivalent
Overton Veterinary Hospital
1123 Schillinger Rd North
Mobile, AL 36608
Overton Veterinary Hospital, PC (d.b.a. Irby-Overton Veterinary Hospital) was established in 1992, when Dr Beth Griffin-Overton (Auburn 1988) purchased Dr L.E. Irby's practice which he established in the 1940's. Our practice is a very well known and respected veterinary hospital in the Mobile, Alabama area.
Great Oaks Veterinary Hospital was established in 1997 in a shopping center leasehold. We quickly outgrew the space and moved to a freestanding location in 2009.
Mobile Alabama is located a short distance from Alabama's beautiful gulf coast beaches, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Dauphin Island which is home to Dauphin Island Fishing Rodeo.
Magnolia Grove, Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is located just a few miles from our hospital.
Educational opportunities in Mobile include University of South Alabama, which also has a medical school, College of Mobile and Springhill College to name a few of our universities. Mobile has many excellent primary and secondary public and private schools including the prestigious Alabama School of Math and Science.
Mobile is located close to the Mississippi Gulf Coast casinos. Mobile is home to the Senior Bowl and hometown of Hank Aaron.
Mobile is a fun place to live and a great place to raise a family!
We have two full service locations 8 miles from each other. The Schillinger Road location is approx. 7000 sq.ft. The Snow Road location is approx. 2800 sq.ft. Both locations are AAHA accredited. We enjoy an excellent work flow at both locations with the pharmacy and lab areas being in close proximity to the exam rooms. There is a dedicated surgical prep area outside of surgery. Surgery is in close proximity to the X-Ray room. Both locations have a fully stocked Isolation with exam tables and foot baths. Isolation and Kennel areas have separate HVAC units.
"The thing I love about Dr Beth's hospitals is there is no smell" Troy Baker-Client
Both locations have heated V-Top surgery tables, Oxygen Cage units, surgical monitoring equipment, fluid pumps, injection syringes, EKG machines, doppler blood pressure measurement units, tonopens, in-house Idexx laboratories, therapy lasers, Bair Huggers to prevent post-op hypothermia, digital radiology and ultrasound machines.
The larger Schillinger Road location is where we perform our orthopedic procedures and we have fracture plating equipment and equipment to perform extra-capsular ACL repair. We have a surgical laser which aids in the reduction of surgical pain and hemorrhage at this location as well as a Ligashure vessel sealing system. We use an incubator here to warm and provide oxygen to our newborn puppies and kittens. We perform TCI's using a Karl Storz endoscopy unit. This unit also allows us to perform Rhinoscopy as well as scope the stomach, upper GI and descending colon. We have video otoscopes in each exam room which allows clients to see what we see.
We also have a dental X-Ray unit which is currently at our Great Oaks location
"I could never work anywhere that didn't have a surgical laser again." Carrie Mullenax-Head Tech
Beth Griffin-Overton (Auburn 88), Brittany First (MSU) and Kendall Stratton (Cornell). Dr Brittany and Dr Kendall are part time at our Irby-Overton location.
Linda Knight (Auburn), Kerri Murphy (Auburn) and Christine Longo (Texas A&M) are our part time Doctors at our Great Oaks location.
Angela Jennings is our Office Manager at Irby-Overton. Carrie Mullenax is Head Tech and Kim Horne is Kennel Manager.
Christy Raines is our Office Manager at Great Oaks.
We have approximately 20 support staff. Each Doctor works with a Vet Tech and a Tech Assistant. Our Techs are empowered to work rooms, intubate, take X-Rays and run Laboratory procedures etc...
We have a no drama, "love one another like family" practice culture.
"My Staff is my greatest blessing. I love them!" Dr Beth-Owner
We are very involved in Shelter Medicine and the Mobile County Animal Shelter and the Mobile SPCA are two of our top clients. We also perform Reproductive services to many of the Gulf Coasts finest breeders of purebred show dogs. We get many Repro. referrals from other Veterinarians in the community. We provide competent and compassionate veterinary care to our many family pet owner clients as well.
"I drive round trip 172 miles to Overton Veterinary Hospital for veterinary care. Enough said." Sherry Boldt, Breeder of Excellence, T-Boldt Bullmastiffs.
We welcome both new graduates and seasoned practitioners to apply. Full and part time schedules are available. Our pay structure is extremely competitive and is commiserate with work schedule desired and experience.
Sign on bonus is available as well as relocation help if desired.
Paid vacation/sick/personal days
Medical, health and dental insurance through BlueCross BlueSheild of Alabama
Continuing education allowance of $1500/year
Pet care. Cost plus 10% on inventory items, Services are at no charge.
Professional liability 100% paid
DEA license, Alabama VMA dues, AVMA dues are all 100% paid