The West Valley Veterinary Clinic, located in West Valley City, UT, is hiring an Associate DVM to join our team.
West Valley Veterinary Clinic opened 40 years ago, ever since our team has taken pride in improving the health of our patients by complete wellness counseling and care. We strive to deliver outstanding patient care by providing the highest standard of veterinary medicine, employing trained and dedicated staff, and offering courteous customer service. We are looking for a Veterinarian to join our team that has a passion for their profession, has good communication skills, a passion for dentistry and surgery, and wants to practice progressive medicine. Our clinic is currently experiencing expanding growth, and we are looking for a clinician that is excited to contribute to that growth, wants to connect with our dedicated client base, and join our family oriented team.
ABOUT THE HOSPITAL:
Digital dental and regular radiographs.
Fully remodeled clinic, inside and out.
Trained veterinary staff.
Complete in-house laboratory as well as access to referral labs.
Dedicated surgical suite.
Referral in-house specialty ultrasound available.
Close proximity and close working relationship with multiple specialty clinics.
Customized mentorship program, including training and mentorship with other clinics.
Sign on bonus.
Flexible 4 day per week schedule.
Employee pet discounts.
VIN membership, AVMA membership, and all licensing fees covered by clinic.
About Salt Lake City, UT:
West Valley is just southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah. It is within a short drive of world renowned ski resorts, lakes, hiking, biking, etc. Four distinct seasons allows for any type of outdoor activity. Some of the most beautiful scenery is found in Bryce Canyon, Moab and Zions National Park, which is only a few hours away. Affordable and abundant housing can be found anywhere in the Salt Lake Valley.
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