Small Animal Associate DVM | 8-Doctor Team | Helena, MT
Alpine Animal Clinic
Location: Helena, Montana
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: Alpine Animal Clinic
Escape to Helena, Montana, where you can live, work, and play in outdoor paradise!
The team at Alpine Animal Clinic is well-equipped to provide a complete range of services to our community’s small animals. We’re looking for an Associate who:
Is in the early stages of their DVM career or has years of experience under their belt
Loves mentorship (giving + receiving!) and is committed to lifelong learning
Understands the importance of client education and communicates effectively, compassionately, and respectfully
Will embrace our practice culture and ensure that Alpine remains a positive workplace
At Alpine, we’re proud to:
Provide a warm and friendly environment where exceptional care is delivered to small animals
Uphold the standards of our AAHA-accreditation and “Best of Helena” awards
Build strong and personalized relationships with our patients and their owners
Have a stellar staff comprised of 8 veterinarians, a credentialed technician, and a talented support staff team
Work out of a modern and well-equipped facility with a low-stress and easy-going atmosphere
Build your ideal schedule:
This is a full-time role and we will work with you to establish a 4-day work week that makes sense for your work/life balance. Our doctors receive consistent days off during the week, with most coverage consisting of 10-hour workdays. We’re also happy to accommodate NO on-call or afterhour emergencies!
Sign-on bonus / relocation assistance
Medical, dental, and vision for you and your dependents (with HSA option)
Annual CE allowance
Professional development assistance
Paid license renewal fees / membership dues
Structured mentorship program for early career veterinarians and interested mentors
Guidance from a Medical Advisory Board
Medical freedom to practice skills you’re proficient in or explore areas you’d like to learn
Charity donation or sponsorship to a cause you care about
Ski pass or National Park pass
Our commitment to mentorship:
Working alongside 8 talented DVMs provides countless opportunities for collaboration and mentorship, and we work cooperatively with several professional training programs in our region. We feel strongly everyone has something to teach and something to learn, regardless of experience or title.
We also established a structured mentorship program for early career veterinarians and experienced doctors who are interested in serving as a mentor. The program includes a mentorship guide, digital and electronic skills checklist, and example calendar—all designed to gauge progression and ensure doctors in the early years of their career are set up for success. Our team also has access to a talented Medical Advisory Board and dentistry training courtesy of a board-certified dental specialist.
As you consider your career goals and ideal work schedule, keep in mind how an opportunity with Alpine will make them a reality. Take the first step toward your next adventure by applying today!
P.S. Don’t forget to bring your mountain bike, fly rod, skis, wakeboard, and camping gear with you! Nestled in a large, open valley surrounded by snow-capped peaks in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, our Helena community enjoys a wide variety of cultural and outdoor-enthusiast activities that are great for families and those searching for a quality lifestyle outside of work, too.