Employment Opportunities

We are always glad to accept resumes from enthusiastic, hard working, dependable, team oriented people who wish to join our team of veterinary health care professionals.

Positions for which we may have openings include:


Responsibilities include scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, setting up new clients and patients, preparation and maintenance of medical records, admitting and discharging patients, filling some prescriptions, over the counter sales, mailings, computer operation, financial transactions, filing, and front office and reception area maintenance. Receptionists will assume the responsibility for acquiring the medical and legal information necessary for the performance of their duties. We are currently looking for a part time receptionist. Please send your resume to Diana Freeman at [email protected]  You can also stop by the hospital to pick up an application.


Technicians are responsible for hospital maintenance, assisting the doctors, laboratory procedures, taking radiographs, client communication, ultrasonic scaling & polishing of teeth, filling prescriptions, operation and maintenance of instruments and equipment, inventory, daily treatment of hospitalized patients, rehabilitation, assisting in the operating room and maintenance of the OSHA and Hazardous Materials programs. We are looking for a full time veterinary technician. Please send your resume to Diana Freeman at as[email protected]You can also stop by the hospital to pick up an application. 


Associate veterinarians see scheduled appointments and have scheduled surgery times. We do wellness/preventive care medicine as well as involved internal medicine. We have ultrasound, surgical laser, therapy laser, digital dental radiography, digital radiography, ECGs, monitors out the wazoo, oscillometric blood pressure, doppler blood pressure, Tonopen, etc. We have a full in-house laboratory suite but also utilize Idexx reference lab. No on-call work. We rotate Saturdays. This is truly a family practice where you can get to know generations of families and their pets. We aim to provide the very best medicine and surgery in a warm, caring, and fun environment. We see mostly cats and dogs but we see exotic animals too. We are not currently accepting applications or resumes for this position.

Please mail, email, or drop off your resume:

Email: [email protected]

Ashworth Road Animal Hospital
5902 Ashworth Road
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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