We are looking for an associate veterinarian to join our team in a small animal exclusive, full service hospital on the Connecticut Shoreline. We provide compassionate and comprehensive care for our clients. Experienced veterinarians or internship trained are preferred but new graduates are welcome to apply. Pursuit of special interests is welcomed and encouraged. You must possess confidence, good communication skills, work well with doctors, support staff and clients and be open to new ideas and approaches to provide excellent care for our clients. Benefits include competitive salary, health insurance stipend, paid license, liability and continuing education fees, and 401K retirement account and profit sharing plan.
We are located on the coast of Connecticut. We are approximately 2 hours from both New York and Boston.
Case load includes comprehensive health care for wellness and sick animal exams, surgery and dentistry. Equipment to assist in these endeavors includes in house lab equipment, digital radiology, ultrasound, and therapeutic laser.
-Performing comprehensive physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
-Building rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to their concerns.
-Communicating with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, and preventative health care.
-Maintaining client/patient medical/surgical records through established protocols.
-Staying current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
-Assisting in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality medicine and exceptional client service.
-Presenting a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and the general public.
Skills and Basic Qualifications:
-A DVM or related degree from an accredited university.
-Licensure in good standing to practice in CT.
-Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Collaborative work with hospital team members.
-Modeling a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
-Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth
We are open 6 days a week but do not expect an associate to provide after hours care. No on call time.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and compensation based on experience