Animal Clinic of Rapid City/The Emergency Veterinary Hospital in Rapid City, SD is looking for an Emergency DVM for our 24 hour facility
We are looking for a friendly, positive, outgoing veterinarian (new grad or experienced) interested in practicing aggressive high quality small animal emergency medicine.
Work 3 days a week and every other Saturday, with an attractive compensation package.
We have an updated spacious hospital with 6 exam rooms, a large small animal surgery, and well equipped treatment and ICU areas. Our facility is equipped with cbc, chem, xray, digital xray, pulse ox, EKG, blood pressure, IV pumps, in floor heat in cages, endoscopy, tonometer, ultrasound machine, and gas anesthesia. Our in house lab is state of the art making our diagnostic capabilities second to none.
If you like to do small animal orthopedics we are set up for it but it is not required. However, we have an ortho drill, plates, pins, external fixator hardware, TPLO equipment etc.
We are located in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota close to Mount Rushmore. The area provides excellent: hiking, camping, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, water skiing, rock climbing, ice climbing, snow skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, trail riding and rodeo. If you enjoy the outdoors you will love it here!! Rapid City has a population of 70,000 with the surrounding area of about 130,000. Rapid City offers wonderful affordable places to live with a low crime rate, great schools, numerous churches, excellent community events such as: concerts, symphonies, theater, movie theaters, horse shows, city league sports, great fitness centers and yoga studios. We have college sports events, a semi pro hockey team and the Black Hills Stock Show (a large regional event).
The start date is negotiable.
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
Develop a rapport with clients and determine their needs and wishes; perform physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Explain physical examination findings and communicate to the client a diagnosis of the pet’s problems; generate and present a treatment plan for the pet to the client; educate clients on preventative health care, including vaccines and appropriate nutritional products.
Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records and make certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols; assist colleagues in follow-up and future management of the patient.
Stay up-to-date with new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine, attend Continuing Education meetings.
Assist in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Positively represent the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.
Other duties as assigned.
If you are looking for a career adventure and an opportunity for unmatched personal growth, we want to hear from you.
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 Animal Clinic of Rapid City
Our Why: For the love of animals and the people who love them.
Our Mission: To improve the comfort and well-being of pets by providing progressive and compassionate care. We develop a community of animal hospitals and pet resorts that share knowledge to achieve sustainable growth.
Our Values: We value teamwork, integrity, service excellence, innovation and goal orientation.