Ridge Lake Animal Hospital in Woodbridge, VA is seeking a Full Time or Part Time Associate Veterinarian to join our talented team of 3 Doctors at our AAHA accredited facility. The Associate Veterinarian will work with the Lead Doctor to establish and implement the policies which allow us to provide excellent customer service and patient care. In addition, they are involved in the evaluation of new products, the implementation of new medical procedures and equipment and the development of new business strategies. Finally, they help to supervise the healthcare team and they must be leaders by following hospital policies and creating a positive work environment.
Responsibilities also include:
Communicating compassionately and effectively with clients and staff
Performing medical, dental, and surgical procedures
Contributing to a positive work environment
Assisting the lead team to attain productivity goals
Contributing to programs to attract and retain new clients
Supervise and work closely with the veterinary technicians to provide excellent patient care. Develop training programs and continuing education to improve their job skills.
Work to understand the financial goals of the hospital.
Current Virginia license or be eligible for licensure
New graduates are encouraged to apply
Excellent communication skills, both with clients and staff.
Willingness to perform continuing education beyond basic licensing requirements.
Ridge Lake Animal Hospital is open Monday through Saturday. This position includes a combination of days, evenings, and weekend shifts. We offer a competitive salary and eligibility for generous benefits including healthcare, vacation, continuing education allowance, disability, and 401k.
Ridge Lake Animal Hospital officially opened its doors in February of 1982. A few years later, in 1984, we became accredited by the prestigious American Animal Hospital Association. Over the years, we have worked hard to assemble a team of highly skilled, compassionate veterinary professionals, including doctors, veterinary technicians, assistants and a top-notch support staff. All of us share the... same goal of providing the highest quality veterinary care, personal attention and exceptional service to each and every patient and client that we serve.
We are a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care for dogs, cats, birds, pocket pets and exotic animals. Our state of the art animal health care facility features modern exam rooms, a surgical suite, digital x-ray equipment including a digital dental x-ray machine, ultrasound, surgical and therapy lasers, a closely supervised hospitalization area, a well-stoc