Yokayo Veterinary Center located in Ukiah, CA is seeking an Associate DVM to join our practice.
Yokayo Veterinary Center is a 5-doctor, AAHA accredited, small animal exclusive hospital. The practice utilizes general digital radiography, digital dental radiography, ultrasound with cardiac capability (Toshiba Nemio), full orthopedic instrumentation, K-Laser therapy, endoscopy and cryosurgery. Practice days are Monday through Saturday, with doctors rotating through appointments and surgery. Competitive salary with production pay, medical insurance, 401K and generous CE stipend. Seeking an enthusiastic professional associate, with a positive attitude and good people skills. All experience levels will be considered. Excellent opportunity for new grads.
ABOUT THE HOSPITAL:
Digital general x-ray with Telemed consultations
Digital dental x-ray
Ultrasound with cardiac capability (Toshiba Nemio)
Full orthopedic instrumentation
Basic and specialized dental instrumentation and supplies with a strong interest in routine dentistry, bonding, endodontics (root canals), guided tissue regeneration, and composite restorations
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.
About Ukiah Valley, CA:
Yokayo Veterinary Center is located within Ukiah Valley, 2 and hours north of San Francisco. Ukiah is considered part of the greater viticulture area of Northern California, with orchards, vineyards and wineries located throughout Mendocino County. It is only a short drive to the redwoods and the coastal towns of Fort Bragg, Mendocino and Caspar. Ukiah boasts several fine restaurants, Mendocino Brewing Co., and is home to boutiques and superstores.