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Elk Creek Animal Hospital of Hikes Point is looking for a full-time or part-time veterinarian to join us in our newly renovated facility located in Louisville KY. We are part of a full-service multi-doctor group of hospitals that provides quality veterinary care for dogs, cats, and exotic pets out of three locations. It is our mission to provide excellent customer service and top-notch quality pet care at affordable prices. Our Hikes Point location was opened in 2019 and renovated (including all new equipment) at that time and we see canine and feline patients.

About ECAH of Hikes Point:

  • We provide a good work/home balance with a consistent schedule, no after-hours, and a fun-loving team in an easygoing environment.

  • Our facility is equipped with a digital X-ray, ultrasound, and surgical laser. We are happy to add additional equipment for an incoming doctor.  

  • Our support staff is long-tenured coming from our sister locations with 6-13 years of experience and our Chief of Staff opened the practice with 18 years of experience with our sister practices.

  • We take great pride in our community connections working with local organizations such as Bluegrass Pug Rescue and Shamrock Pet Foundation.

Our DVM opportunity:

  • This is an ideal opportunity for experienced veterinarians and new graduates alike!

  • We are happy to mentor and train new grads looking to learn and grow with us! We also offer externships, internships, and summer job opportunities to upcoming graduates.

  • Interest in surgery is a plus but not a requirement. We perform a variety of surgical procedures including but not limited to orthopedics, lateral sutures, broken bones, soft tissue surgeries, anal gland and mass removals, brachycephalic surgeries, etc.

  • We have no on-call or emergency hours requirements as we refer to our local ER and specialty centers. 

  • We offer a 4-day work week (M, T, Th, and F), and our schedule includes up to 2 Saturdays per month. 

  • Our schedule includes appointments ending 1-1.5 hours before the end of your shift to complete notes/calls.  

Our Benefits:

  • Medical benefits (including health dental and vision)

  • 401(k)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • CE allowance and PTO

  • Vacation time off

  • Paid holidays

  • Dues & liability coverage

  • Employee discounts

  • Mentorship 

  • Growth Opportunities

  • ...and so much more!

Centrally located in the middle of Louisville, you can get to our practice from any neighborhood in 15 minutes. Louisville is an eclectic city with something for everyone. There is a huge foodie scene with amazing restaurants. We have lots of events with many music venues in the area and three weeks of Derby madness every year with one of North America's largest fireworks displays and an air show. There is also an unbelievable number of events and activities for the whole family leading up to Derby. We also have a zoo, children's museum, waterfront park, and a huge park system designed by Olmstead (who designed Central Park in NYC).

Learn more about us here. We would love to chat with you so apply today! 

For inquiries regarding our veterinarian position at Elk Creek Animal Hospital of Hikes Point, please contact:

Alexis Delle Donne
Talent Acquisitions Manager


For inquiries regarding employment at Elk Creek Animal Hospital of Hikes Point, please contact:

Amanda Crowe
Hospital Manager