Veterinary Jobs in New Lenox, IL

Thank you for considering joining the Cedar Way Veterinary Clinic team! Learn more about our available job positions below.

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About Life in New Lenox, IL

New Lenox, IL is a southwest suburb of Chicago inhabited by many families and young professionals. It gives a great mix of a suburban and rural feel. Its community park district maintains 40 parks and athletic fields as well as numerous hiking or biking trails. It is located just outside of Joliet, Illinois’ third largest city, known for its vibrant art, music, theatre, and food. It is also less than an hour drive from Chicago’s downtown, meaning there is always something to explore or do.

About Working at Cedar Way Veterinary Clinic

At Cedar Way, we offer in-depth wellness and preventative care for both canines and felines, routine soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, CO2 laser surgery, and dentistry. In addition, we offer diagnostic services such as digital radiographs and in-hospital lab work. What we offer is backed by new and updated tools and equipment. In recent years, our practice has been acknowledged for our exemplary medicine with awards such as the Southwest Choice Award, Southland’s Best Award, and the Lincoln-Way Reader’s Choice Award.

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Veterinary Careers at Cedar Way Veterinary Clinic


At Cedar Way Veterinary Clinic, we are a two-doctor practice, dog and cat-focused, that runs on its desire to practice medicine with wisdom, humanity, love, and empathy. We strive to defend and support the well-being of all animals with our experience and by staying up-to-date with all current advancements in veterinary medicine through seminars and continued education. Our doctors are backed by a competent team of technicians, assistants, and receptionists that ensure pets and owners complete care.

We are looking to add an associate veterinarian to our team that is passionate and positive and will uphold the value we put in our patients. We invite anyone who is ready to join a close-knit team of driven and enthusiastic professionals with strong friendships. We welcome new graduates and are willing to provide patient mentorship wherever needed. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply.

At Cedar Way Veterinary Clinic our Mission is to improve the lives of our veterinarians by providing you with comprehensive benefits:

  • Generous compensation package
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid short-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary long-term disability insurance
  • Participation in Company’s 401 (k) and/or Roth (k) plan
  • 100% Liability Coverage
  • Generous vacation time
  • CE Allowances
  • Customized mentorship plan
  • Licensure reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance available

The Associate Veterinarian will need an educational background of at least:

  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) degree, or equivalent, from an AVMA-accredited university.
Veterinary Technician

Our practice is excited to add another Veterinary Technician to our team! We are looking for an individual who is good at communicating, organization, and multi-tasking, and who is ready to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate would have at least 1-2 years’ previous experience in veterinary medicine.

Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm & Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm

We are proud to offer our teammates comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) with match

Essential Functions:

  • Able to perform basic animal handling and restraint
  • Be able to accurately position for radiographs
  • Assist veterinarians in the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery
  • Perform in-hospital lab testing and prepare specimens for outside labs
  • Assist veterinarians in outpatient exams by taking histories, vital signs, and weights as well as providing client education
  • Collect and prepare diagnostic samples
  • Anesthesia monitoring
  • Assist in maintaining practice equipment
  • Assist veterinarian performing surgery
  • Assist veterinarians in any other assigned tasks
  • Maintain cleanliness of surgery suite, treatment area, and exams rooms for all surfaces
  • Support DEA compliance as it relates to the role
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • Previous veterinary medicine experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift patients and carry equipment up to 40 pounds; ability to lift patients or carry equipment over 40 pounds with assistance
  • Practice OSHA safety techniques including proper PPE
  • Computer skills, MS office applications, etc.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $19.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • New Lenox, IL 60451: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Veterinary: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Veterinary Technician Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: In person