Do you wake up dreading your next shift, or do you wake up with a sense of purpose? Are you hoping you can just coast through the day, or do you look forward to the chance to save lives? And let’s just put this out there: Does the adrenalin rush of an emergency put you in the zone? If you have what it takes to be a veterinarian that is at your best when the shit hits the fan, then we want to talk with you.
Our practice is located in Irvine, CA. Ranked the safest big city in the USA for 13 years and running, Irvine also boasts some of the best quality of life in sunny SoCal. This is an animal friendly community with people that will do anything for their pets.
We are a small, family owned veterinary hospital with 4 full-time veterinarians. With unique services such as exams from Fear Free Certified doctors and trained staff, one-hour long appointments, and emergency services with overnight care, we go above and beyond for our clients and their pets. We are growing quickly towards our vision of building the most sought after general practice in the area, and we need you to help us get there. You see, we don’t have a big flashy hospital yet, though it’s in the works. What we do have is a culture based on the core values of family, compassion, excellence, integrity, and a genuine desire to be of service to others. Are you up for the challenge?
Primary Responsibilities (mentoring willingly offered as needed):
See general appointments and emergencies
Diagnose, treat and manage a variety of cases
Perform routine, elective, and emergency procedures
Effectively communicate with clients in a timely manner
Effectively communicate with support staff so that patient care is completed in a timely manner and continued overnight
If you join our team, you must:
Possess a DVM or equivalent degree
Be licensed to practice in California
Be willing to rotate swing shifts and weekends
Be willing to see exotics and emergencies
Be eager to constantly learn new things
Take full responsibility for your actions
Challenge yourself to be a better person, every day
Practice medicine with integrity
Act as a positive role model to the support staff around you
With us, you will not:
Complain about clients
Complain about exotics and emergencies
Improperly handle any animal for the sake of “getting the job done”
Some of our awesome benefits include:
One-hour long appointments with an assistant in the room
Passionate support staff that is eager to learn
Mentoring in clinical, surgical and communication skills as needed
Individualized treatment plans rather than cookie-cutter medicine
Generous salary PLUS tiered commission
Fear Free Certification
$2000 CE allowance and paid vacation
401K and financial planning
If you are still reading this, then this may be the job that you’ve always dreamed of but never found. We look forward to bringing in our new associate by Spring 2019, but we will spend the time to make sure we find someone that is a long term fit. So first things first, please e-mail a cover letter and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We can’t wait to meet you!
1. DVM or equivalent degree
2. Licensed to practice in California
3. Prior internship training, or 3+ years experience, or be an exceptional newer graduate
4. Willing to rotate weekends
5. Willing to rotate swing shifts
6. Located within 45 minutes driving distance, or be willing to relocate
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
Commission based on production
About Irvine Valley Veterinary Hospital
Irvine Valley Veterinary Hospital is a small animal general practice focused on going above and beyond for our clients as if they are a part of our family. We have Fear Free Certified doctors and staff. As a service to the community, we welcome emergencies and are open extended hours to see them. We are veterinarian owned and operated. Our hospital culture is based on building a caring, supportive and cohesive team with the unified goal of helping each other grow and improve daily.
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