Coronado Veterinary Hospital in Sierra Vista, AZ is seeking an Associate DVM to join our practice!
Located in Sierra Vista, AZ, Coronado Veterinary Hospital has been dedicated to providing clients and their pets with a caring support system since 1973. Coronado Veterinary Hospital shines in our standards of pet health care and the level of veterinary medicine we provide to each of our clients. Our goal is to assemble a veterinary health care team that is committed to providing excellent service and veterinary health care to animals in need in the greater Sierra Vista area. We are looking for dedicated DVMs to join our excellent team. Excellent position for new grads and seasoned DVMs alike. Internships/Externships considered. Growth and leadership opportunities, management interest or experience welcomed.
Ultrasound and endoscopy provided by onsite consultant
Laboratory In house Chemistry and CBC and Urine as well as Idexx Reference Lab
Isoflurane and Sevoflurane anesthesia
Monitors include Pulse Ox and Multiple lead monitors
Air driven dental unit
Pizo electric scalar
Sierra Vista is an Arizona sky island at 4,500 to 5,000 ft. elevation with temperatures typically 20 degrees cooler than Phoenix. Sierra Vista is Spanish for "Mountain View;? the city was named for the many mountain ranges in the area. The Huachuca mountain range rests south of town and offers beautiful hiking and biking trails as well as plenty of places to go horseback riding or off-roading. The limestone rich Mustang and Whetstone mountain ranges offer rock hounding opportunities and hold one of Arizona's true geological treasures, Kartchner Caverns State Park. Sierra Vista has a small town heart with a strong sense of community in a modern city exterior. The cost of living is 2.6% less than the state average and 0.9% less than the national average. The city has a mall and several shopping centers plus a wide array of dining options from German bakeries to sushi bars and, of course, authentic Mexican food! Farmers markets offer fresh organic products and the Veterans Memorial Park holds frequent community events. There is also an indoor aquatic center in the park called The Cove. Ft. Huachuca stands west of town and offers a number of recreational opportunities including a military museum. Beyond the fort is Parker Canyon Lake. The 130 acre lake is perfect for fishing, boating and camping! Sierra Vista is internationally known for bird watching and is "The Hummingbird Capital of The United States." Nature lovers flock to the San Pedro River Riparian Reserve for all types of flora and fauna. Head East from the river to visit Tombstone for some old western charm or head South East to visit Bisbee, an old copper mining town nestled in the mountains, which has transformed into an art, music and culture hub full of historic building, museums and shop.
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 the state in which applicant is to be employed
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
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.