Record #: 2913

Veterinary Practice Information:

Peggy Brinkman
Practice Name:
Spencer Ag Center
1901 East 8th St
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Job Description:

 Spencer Ag Center is excited to offer a multi-species veterinary associate the opportunity to join our dedicated team. We are growing our mixed animal practice located 25 minutes South of the Iowa Great Lakes in Spencer, Iowa. Spencer Ag Center serves clients in approximately a 100-mile radius. We work closely with our customers from start to finish, ensuring our services and products always meet and exceed their needs. We would love for you to join our veterinary team as we continue to grow. We welcome seasoned practitioners to help us expand our expertise along with new graduates, providing mentorship, and learning from you. Spencer Ag Center provides informational services and products to keep livestock producers—small to large—competitive and current in an ever-changing industry. Our practice is mainly beef cattle, swine, and small ruminants. Spencer Ag Center is open to current technology and practices.  
Training Required:
 Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine is required with an ability to obtain Iowa and Minnesota licenses. 
Experience Desired:
 Experience would be great, but not required.  
 Competitive compensation that will reflect experience.  
 Benefits immediately upon hire include annual membership dues (AVMA, IVMA, one association of choice, state licensing fees), continuing education up to $3000 annually, professional liability insurance coverage, access to group health insurance plans, dental, vision, workmen’s compensation, matched retirement contributions 100% of the first 3% and 50% of the next 2% of compensation deferrals, $25,000 term life insurance, disability insurance and flex plan. 

Species Percentages:

Beef:  45 Dairy:  0  Swine:  45  Small Ruminants:  10 
Equine:  0  Poultry:  0  Exotics:  0  Small Animals:  0 


Facilities provided by the veterinary practice:
 In 2016 we moved into our new, well maintained building, including a modern clean-side and dirty-side veterinary sample prep and microbiology lab, and an in-house truck wash. Equipment we provide includes ultrasound machine, tilt table, hydraulic chute, a truck with a vet box, IPAD, laptop, individual office space, and cell phone reimbursement.  
Other Personnel :  Currently our team consists of two full time veterinarians and one part-time veterinarian, six field marketing experts, three office personnel, seven warehouse personnel/delivery drivers, and one of each of the following - logistic coordinator, salesroom expert, records specialist, purchasing coordinator, marketing personnel, Nutritionist PhD. Our entire team works together to make Spencer Ag Center a success and is available to assist in making your career satisfying. Our team members have been with us on an average of 15 years.  
Practice strengths and emphasis of the business:
 Our practice is all production livestock with emphasis on cow-calf, feedlot and swine. We have several non-veterinary resources within our staff as well. We provide various products to help our clients stay up to date and be as profitable as possible. Our clientele are independent livestock producers in Northwest Iowa and Southern Minnesota. We are family oriented and strongly encourage the growth and development of our peers. Spencer Ag is interested in adding a veterinarian to our team to grow the practice and improve the quality of life for our veterinarians and their families. We cultivate a positive, energetic work environment while meeting goals necessary to take care of our customers.  
Practice Area:  Spencer and the surrounding area offers charm and quality of life with nearby amenities. The Iowa Great Lakes are 25 miles north. Attractions include the Clay County Fair, wineries, hunting, fishing, camping, golf courses, community theater, aquatic center, heritage center, bike trails, and various social clubs to join. The historical downtown offers various shopping opportunities, and we have a variety of church denominations. Spencer Community school is ever changing to meet the needs of the students and faculty. Spencer is a great place to raise a family and has been awarded one of the safest places to live, work and play in the United States.  

Date job was submitted:    8/6/2021 

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