We are currently looking for an associate veterinarian who is surgically skilled and knowledgeable as well as comfortable with internal medicine and medical care. Exotics knowledge is a plus. The right team member will be customer service oriented as well as a team player.
Here is a general outline of the key responsibilities that need to be handled by an associate veterinarian:
Applicant is responsible for the accurate diagnosis of the disease and offer medical treatment accordingly
Applicant also guides and instructs the pet owners regarding preventive care that needs to be taken
Applicant instructs on how to improve the quality of life of the pets so that they remain healthy
Applicant must be comfortable in performing surgeries including but not limited to, spaying, neutering, cystotomy, laceration repairs, laparotomy and mass removals.
Applicant must interpret the information accurately that is seen in the different tests and apply his knowledge to diagnose the correct disease
They should perform other related administration duties like maintaining the history of the patients and their relevant records, admitted and discharged patients, preparing the estimates and checking bills.
In addition to these responsibilities they may also perform some other duties which are as under:
1. Applicant may sometimes need to euthanize the unwanted animals, seriously ill or severely injured patients
2. Applicant should maintain a professional, co-operative, cheerful and positive environment and advise the owners on taking care of the patients
The following set of skills is essential to ensure your success as an associate veterinarian:
Applicant should love animals and have a passion to learn the medical techniques associated with the veterinary field
Applicant should possess in-depth knowledge of the current medications and procedures applicable to improve the general health of the patients
Applicant should be a good observer with a keen eye for detail and make accurate assessments based on the observation
Applicant should possess good manual dexterity as he will need to handle the animals
Applicant should have excellent communication skills and be able to advise the owners on taking care of their animals
Applicant should be a good decision maker, promptly complete all the responsibilities even in a physically and emotionally taxing work environment
Additional Salary Information: Bonus structure based upon experience
At the Ark Animal Hospital we are passionate and committed to providing the very best that veterinary care has to offer 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our state-of-the-art facility and knowledgeable staff offer you preventative, medical, surgical, and dental veterinary care. We also offering boarding and grooming.