VCA Povar Animal Hospital is a busy, multi-doctor, AAHA-accredited, small animal practice located in beautiful and historic East Providence, Rhode Island. We are actively seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our team.
We offer veterinary care for dogs and cats. We have state of the art digital x-ray and dental x-ray machines, as well as ultrasound. We provide a variety of routine and advanced surgeries, dentistry, as well as acupuncture. We have the ability to do in-house bloodwork, and the ability to send out bloodwork for more comprehensive testing. We have a comprehensive in- house pharmacy and we offer online delivery as well. We are a full service hospital that offers, medical, grooming, daycare, and boarding.
We also adhere to philosophies of "Fear Free" Handling to ensure our patients the best experience we can offer.
Who We're Seeking:
We encourage all General Practice Veterinarians to apply. Whether you'™re an experienced clinician or a graduate, we have an opportunity for you. Our competitive salary and varying compensation models offer flexibility to maximize your ability to earn in a manner most beneficial to you. Apply today to learn more about the opportunities available to you as a part of the VCA family.
At VCA we want our doctors to practice medicine dictated by the needs of the patient, not by a corporate handbook. With over 1000 hospitals nationwide, each with their own unique culture, we can find you the right fit that will meet both your professional and personal needs.
'¢ A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
'¢ Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
'¢ Perform physical examinations and medical 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, fulfill VCA requirements for attending local VCA Continuing Education meetings and complete at least 30 hours of accredited CE per year.
'¢ A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
'¢ Positively represent the hospital and VCA in the professional community and to the general public.
The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).
Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!