Submitted January 13, 2022

    Practice Name: Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic

    City: Windom

    State: Minnesota

    Contact Person: Shanan Runyan

    Email: shanan@dvmstaffing.com 

    Job Description: Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic in Windom, Minnesota is seeking a full-time Associate Veterinarian to join our team!

    Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic is a growth-oriented practice and offers a competitive salary + hiring bonus, and the opportunity to practice equine and mixed animal medicine. At Cottonwood, we believe in growth and will provide you with opportunities for professional development, as well as integrative certifications and education if you desire! Our support staff is incredible and will give you the support and resources you need to perform at your highest level. We believe in a healthy work-life balance and will provide you with a flexible schedule that will allow you to explore all that Minnesota has to offer!


    • $85K - $95K + Hiring Bonus
    • Medical, PTO, 401K, paid licensure and professional dues, and pet benefits
    • Opportunity to practice equine + large animal medicine
    • Low cost of living, safe community, and excellent schools
    • Individualized professional mentorship opportunity to support ongoing learning and career development

    Who We Are:

    Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic is the hometown, family-oriented practice you've been looking for! Our practice takes a relationship-based approach to practicing medicine. We deliver exceptional service through effective communication, client education, and sincerity of purpose. We empower clients, allowing them to make informed choices and to participate in their pets' care.

    Our Large Animal services are done both on farm and at our facility. We work with cattle, equine, elk, bison and small ruminants such as sheep, llamas and goats.

    We are proud to be known for the great care we take with our clients and employees alike. At Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic we will provide you with a phenomenal work environment where hard work, communication, and teamwork are our core values. You will have an enthusiastic and well-trained support staff willing to go the extra mile to help you practice at the highest level. Not only do we have a phenomenal culture, but we are also fully equipped with some of the newest technology for diagnostics & imaging.

    Our full-time Associate Veterinarian benefits package includes:

    • Schedule to ensure work-life integration
    • Benefits Program including Medical, PTO, 401k, and Pet Benefits
    • PLIT, licensure,
    • Three weeks vacation
    • Individualized professional mentorship opportunity to support ongoing learning and career development
    • And more!

    Our ideal candidate is seeking a long-term relationship within a mission-driven practice working with an outstanding clientele, team, and culture. They will be enthusiastic, positive, thorough, and dedicated to patient care and their profession. We are looking for veterinarians who are looking to learn and expand their knowledge, and we are serious about providing that learning environment to our doctors. At Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic, you would benefit from camaraderie, collaboration, and the opportunity to grow professionally and personally. New graduates are welcome to apply.

    The Location:  

    The Des Moines River flows through Windom and serves as a gentle, rapid-free canoeing spot. Windom is located on the Coteau des Prairies, a ridge extending from South Dakota to Iowa separating Cottonwood County into two watersheds. There are three major highways that pass through Windom, giving you easy access to Mankato, Minneapolis, and Sioux Falls, SD! Enjoy all four seasons which allows for all outdoor activities along with excellent schools and vast availability of housing.

    Health and Wellbeing:

    At Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic, we take the health and safety of our employees and clients seriously. You can rest assured we are committed to going the extra mile to keep everybody safe and healthy especially during COVID as an employee of Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic.

    Interested candidates should submit their resume in confidence to Shanan@DVMstaffing.com.


    Submitted September 15, 2020

    Practice Name - Cytotheryx, Inc.

    City - Rochester

    State - MN

    Contact Person - Anna Haugo

    Phone - 612-834-2649

    Email - anna.haugo@cytotheryx.com

    Job Description - Director of Veterinary Medicine

    LOCATION:  Rochester, MN



    The Director of Veterinary Medicine will be responsible for maintaining and monitoring an adequate program of veterinary care in compliance with the requirements and expectations of USDA, AAALAC, FDA, NIH and other relevant agencies.   Adequate veterinary care consists of programs for preventative medicine; surveillance, diagnosis, treatment, and control of disease, including zoonosis control; management of protocol-associated disease, disability, or other sequelae; anesthesia and analgesia; surgery and postsurgical care; assessment of animal well-being and euthanasia.  As a part of the leadership team, this position will be expected to continually develop leadership, scientific and regulatory excellence and provide insight into company activities and strategic planning.


    • Serves as the attending veterinarian and a voting member of the IACUC
    • Directs and/or performs medical treatments
    • Oversees veterinary review of Animal Care and Use Protocols
    • Provides formal and informal training and consultation
    • Assists in training areas regarding animal care and welfare
    • Advises the Investigators and IACUC on the appropriateness of specific techniques and methods in animals and recommend alternatives
    • Provides guidance and oversight on experimental surgery process
    • Performs surgical and/or interventional procedures as needed
    • Provides diagnostic necropsy service
    • Drafts and revises site guidelines and SOPs
    • Ensures that all programs relating to animal housing, health monitoring and preventative medicine are complied with according to guidelines, SOPs and industry standards
    • Develops new and improved techniques for care of animals
    • Reviews study protocols with a focus on scientific and animal care content
    • Performs as a Study Director as needed
    • Assist in facility design and planning
    • Assist in herd planning
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Shared oversight of Veterinary Technicians


    • DVM or VMD required
    • Familiarity with swine health and care preferred
    • Surgical training in large animals preferred
    • Technical Competencies:
      • Knowledgeable about the conduct of research involving animals
      • Familiarity with USDA AWA regulations and the Guide for Care and Use of Laboratory Animals preferred, experience working with FDA CVM preferred
      • Experience achieving and maintaining AAALAC accreditation preferred
      • Performance in a high health environment preferred
      • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint


    •  Ability to thrive in team-based settings, work collaboratively in a team environment with others
    • Ability to achieve goals in a milestone-driven, rapidly changing research environment
    • A professional who is also entrepreneurial, and has a client-minded focus
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty
    • Ability to manage and schedule multiple tasks with various personnel in an efficient manner
    • Possess a high degree of personal responsibility
    • Demonstrate the highest ethical standards and trustworthiness
    • Good verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail


    • Some travel will be required
    • Normal office / animal facility environment
    • Moderate exertion when handling animals. Must be able to lift at least 50lbs