Record #: 1932

Veterinary Practice Information:

Troy W. Dutton, DVM
Practice Name:
Steele Veterinary Clinic, PC
2515 Hwy 10
Steele    Google Maps
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Job Description:

 Steele Veterinary Clinic is looking to hire associate veterinarina to join our growing mixed animal practice. We are a progressive practice with an emphasis on customer service and patient care. Associate veterinarian will be expected to participate in all aspects of the mixed animal practice. While the majority of our business is based on production animal medicine (cow/calf, feedlot and back-grounding), we enjoy a growing companion animal segment of our practice. We also service two livestock auction markets. All time on call and time at the auctions are shared equally by all six full time veterinarians. 
Training Required:
 DVM or equivalent degree, ND State license and Federal Accreditation.  
Experience Desired:
 New graduates and experienced practitioners are encouraged to apply. Any interest in bovine medicine, production and surgery is a plus.  
 Salary will depend on experience and will be above average. Customized mentoring will be provided to ensure the new associates meet their professional and personal goals. 
 In addition to competitive salary, benefits include, NDVMA and AVMA dues, health insurance,disability insurance stipend, professional liability insurance, CE stipend, 3% matching IRA, and moving allowance. North Dakota has a student loan repayment program that must be applied for, if accepted the recipient will receive $80,000.00 over four years for student loan repayment. Fully equipped practice pick-up will be provided. Paid time off of approximately 30 days per year, outlined as follows: 11 paid vacation days 5 paid CE days 5 paid holidays Approximately 10 paid Fridays off following work at auction barn on Thursdays.  

Species Percentages:

Beef:  75 Dairy:  2  Swine:  1  Small Ruminants:  1 
Equine:  3  Poultry:  0  Exotics:  0  Small Animals:  18 


Facilities provided by the veterinary practice:
 Our practice features well equipped large animal haul in facilities, with an area for bovine obstetrical work, as well as a hydraulic tilt chute for processing animals and lameness examinations/foot work. The practice also has a portable tub and alley and three portable Silencer hydraulic squeeze chutes for cattle work in the country. The practice currently has three portable ultrasound machines, portable digital x-ray, as well as the other equipment to perform routine production animal procedures. Equine area includes surgical stall and two hospitalization stalls. The companion animal area consists of five exam rooms, surgical suite, treatment area, dental area all new in the fall in September of 2021. We also have in two in clinic blood chemistry machines, CBC machine, urinalysis analyzer, digital x-ray, ultrasonic dental scaler/polisher, and ultrasound machine. Pictures of our clinic can be seen at our website at 
Other Personnel :  Five full time veterinarians: Troy Dutton (Oregon State 2000), Joseph Hochhalter (University of Minnesota 2008), Christina Burgard (Kansas State 2012), Nick Hart (Kansas State 2013) and Lucas Benz (Iowa State 2021). We also employ several support staff, two full time licensed veterinary technicians, four full time assistants, and several part time assistants.  
Practice strengths and emphasis of the business:
 Steele Veterinary Clinic was founded in 1967 with a dedication to meeting clients needs and expectations. Today we continue that tradition and continue to provide emergency services to all of our clients. For our large animal clients we provide numerous herd health services to our clients: customized herd health programs to meet our clients changing needs, pregnancy ultrasounding, herd consultation, pregnancy diagnosis via palpation, bull fertility testing, calving assistance, general surgery services, herd AI protocols and other services to meet our producers needs. For our growing small animal clients we provide numerous services: vaccinations, exams, spaying neutering, orthopedic surgeries, dentals and other services as needed. 
Practice Area:  Steele Veterinary Clinic serves clients in Kidder, Emmons, Logan, Burleigh, Stustman, Wells, Sheridan, and McIntosh counties. Most of our clients are within a 70 mile radius of Steele, ND. We serve many progressive cattlemen, who drive us to remain on the cutting edge of production practices and technology. Steele is the county seat and offers a wonderful small town atmosphere, with the benefit of activities and city life only 40 miles away in Bismarck, the state capital. Outdoor activities are plentiful in the area: boating, waterfowl hunting, hiking, deer hunting, bird watching and much more.  

Date job was submitted:    11/24/2016 

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