Posted: Aug 10, 2023

Missoula Small Animal Veterinarian *Surgery Experience*

Salary: Negotiable
Application Deadline: N/A

Grant Creek Veterinary Services, a small animal hospital located in beautiful Missoula, Montana, would love to add an experienced doctor to our 3-doctor team!


Veterinarians with 3+ years of clinical experience who are confident in soft tissue surgery and dentistry are encouraged to apply.


Be ready to provide next-level care in a collaborative environment where quality medicine and client satisfaction are top priorities. Through teamwork, we leave on time and are offering full-time scheduling with NO on-call, emergency, or weekend hours to provide you with a flexible and balanced work week. Plus, we’re only a couple hours from multiple National Parks—perfect for doctors looking to take full advantage of all the adventures that await in the western US.


Scheduling needs:

We typically schedule 2-doctor days and have a talented team of veterinarians who perform a wide range of surgeries, including Dr. Keast who is TPLO certified and performs complex soft tissue procedures. This is a full-time opportunity, ideally comprised of four 10-hour days each week. Currently, we are open Monday – Friday and take our last appointment at 4:30 pm to ensure our staff is out on time. We are happy to accommodate NO weekend, on-call or after-hour emergency responsibilities in this role.


Our investment in YOU:

  • Generous base salary commensurate with experience
  • Quarterly production with no negative accrual
  • 120 hours of annual PTO with rollover
  • Annual CE allowance with paid days to attend
  • Paid parental leave/bonding time
  • Flexible four-day work week
  • NO weekend on-call or emergency hours
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • 401(k) options
  • Personal pet discounts
  • AVMA PLIT coverage
  • Professional development assistance
  • Paid licensing fees and membership dues
  • Annual uniform allowance
  • Personal pet discounts
  • Guidance from a talented Medical Advisory Board
  • Dentistry training courtesy of a board-certified dental specialist
  • Investment in your personal interests (ski passes, National Park passes, charity donation, etc.)
  • And more!


Enjoy a healthy work/life balance in Missoula!

In southwestern Montana there’s a beautiful community where wilderness and adventure meet incredible restaurants, family-friendly fun, and a downtown music scene. It’s a place surrounded by mountains, rivers, trails, and glacier lakes. This place is Missoula, Montana, and it has unparalleled natural scenery that makes all of life’s experiences unforgettably beautiful. From the River City Roots Festival, the children’s theater, and the western Montana fairgrounds to outdoor adventures like skiing, hiking, hunting, fishing, and river floating, life in the Bitterroot Valley is full of mountainous fun and warm hospitality.


If you're a compassionate small animal veterinarian looking for your next adventure in Montana, we encourage you to apply today!


Missoula natives Dr. Mike Keast and his wife, Kim, founded Grant Creek Vet in 2009 and have grown the practice to be a 3-doctor clinic with a talented 8-member support staff team. This growth allows Dr. Keast to focus his attention on what he loves most—surgery! Between him and our two associates, our hospital provides advanced services like complex soft tissue surgeries, TPLO, laryngeal paralysis, fracture repair, gallbladder removal, and more. We’re well-equipped, have great team longevity, and a staff that works well together. To learn more visit