Lenoir Veterinary Hospital, located in the foothills of Western NC, is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our practice!
Lenoir Veterinary Hospital is a well-established veterinary hospital founded in 1946 with a special love and compassion for animals. Our team takes pride in knowing that we provide progressive pet care while creating client trust and improving pets' health. We are looking for an experienced associate to join our 2 veterinarians and highly skilled team. The ideal candidate for this position is a doctor who is passionate about their work, values and thrives in the special culture of our hospital, and effectively communicates and collaborates with our existing team to provide the highest standards of care to our patients. http://www.lenoirveterinaryhospital.com/
About our hospital
We are a 3-doctor, progressive, and paper-lite practice that offers state-of-the-art medical care
Exclusively small animal, with some avian, pocket pets and exotics
Our equipment includes: CR digital radiography, digital dental radiography, complete in-house laboratory, as well as Idexx reference lab, dedicated surgical suite, dedicated dental area, electronic medical records
Some of the services we offer: in-house pharmacy, preventative medicine, oral health care, spay/neuters, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, acupuncture, herbal supplements, annual pet wellness plans with monthly payments
Our senior doctors have a wide breadth of experience and are very willing to share their knowledge and discuss caseloads. They are happy to assist when asked, while encouraging newer associates' independence!
Lenoir is located in the foothills of Western NC. Biking, hiking, snow skiing, and fishing are just a few of the activities we have to offer surrounding our town! We are 20 minutes away from the Blue Ridge Parkway, 30 minutes from Boone (home of Appalachian State University), and an hour drive to Asheville! Lenoir is a fairly small town with lots to offer just minutes away!
In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Managing Doctor and supporting medical staff. This individual advances the quality of medicine in the practice and provides exceptional client service to our clients and patients.
Builds rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns
Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.
Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.
Stays current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
Assists in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Presents a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.
Skills and Basic Qualifications
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in North Carolina.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Works collaboratively with hospital team members.
Makes decisions confidently and effectively.
Manages time and tasks appropriately.
Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth.