Shamrock Animal Hospital has an open full-time Associate DVM position at our 3+ doctor family-owned small animal practice. Our dedicated staff excels in delivering exceptional patient care and value-added client service. Associates are encouraged/supported to pursue additional training/expertise in focused areas of interest. We take pride in our proactive and integral role in the local community. Ourphilosophy strives to strike a balance betweenprofessional responsibilities and life's other demands. Flexible schedules/accommodations are implemented when possible, practical, and when modifications benefit employee well-being without compromising patient and family needs of care and support. The hospital is spacious, light, bright, and open, with high ceilings and views to the outside from all perspectives. The practice is diagnostically progressive with advanced analytical laboratory equipment, coagulation analyzer, CO2 surgical, cold therapeutic, and Diode lasers, leading-edge digital radiology, digital dental imaging, and abdominal/cardiac ultrasound. If you are looking for an established practice where there are opportunities and professional latitude to pursue in-depth case workups of complex problems, our group will support and encourage you to stretch and grow in an open-minded, curious, and stimulating environment. If you enjoy working with collaborative and mentoring colleagues whocreatively approach each medical problemand surgical procedure by tailoring a plan to each pet's needs and their family's wishes and means, our hospital will be a good fit for you. We are currently pursuing certification as a cat-friendly and fear-free hospital. If you love to learn new techniques and your goal is to grow and augment your skill-set, send us your resume. Partnership/ownership is an option. Experienced clinicians and new graduates are welcome to apply.
This position provides an environment of appreciative pet families that value the importance of compliance to support their pet's well-being. Each of our DVMs works with a CVT, Vet Assistant, and Tech Assistant as a team. We are currently looking for a veterinarian who likes to thoroughly work up cases, collaborate with others, advocate for and provide the best care/support for pets that is tailored to their family's situation, loves to learn new techniques and procedures, and enjoys mentoring and being mentored.
Skills and character attribute requirements:
Compassion for companion animals and empathy for their owners Desire and motivation to practice top-notch medicine Desire and motivation to learn and develop new procedures and implement them in the practice Provide recommendations to a referral center when this is in the best interests of the patient and is an intention of the pet's family. Willingness to pitch in and share the work-load with the team Exemplify professional behaviors of respect for colleagues, strong work ethic, professional clinical appearance/attire, and direct positive communication A positive attitude, resilience, and flexibility, especially when unexpected things happen Execute tasks and complete them on-time Ability to see what needs to be done and willingness to take initiative to do it Receptive to direct performance feedback Ability to work independently and as a team (DVM, CVT, VA, TA)
Things we value: Providing/maintaining clear lines of communication between team members (DVM, CVT, VA, TA) and between the team and management Continuing education Investigating and implementing new options for diagnosis and care Whatever the task, if help is needed, no one is too "BIG or too IMPORTANT" to lend a hand. Collegiality, empathy, hugs (when appropriate).
Things we do not value: Emotional outbursts & hostility Office intrigue & destructive plots (However, planning a "surprise" birthday party is encouraged!) Office drama, cliques & gossip
Normal Clinic Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 am - 6 pm, Tuesday, Thursday 8 am - 7 pm, Surgery admits 7 am-8 am, Saturday 8 am - 1 pm
Work schedule: Full-time (4-day work week - 40 hours).
If this sounds like a job you would enjoy and you will thrive in a clinical setting with cases that inspire you to add skills to your knowledge base, then Shamrock Animal Hospital is the place where you should apply!
DVM or equivalent
Licensure in Minnesota or ability to quickly obtain a license
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: medical, optical, dental plans, CE allowance, liability coverage, 2-weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, personal pet care allowance, VIN subscription, retirement plan (Simple IRA).
About Shamrock Animal Hospital
Shamrock Animal Hospital is a 3-doctor privately-owned small animal practice established in 1985. Dedicated DVM's, CVT's, Vet and Tech Assistants work together in pet/client-focused teams. Together with receptionists, clinical teams streamline patient flow and provide comprehensive contiguous care, and consistent communication. The contemporary 6,000 sq. ft. facility has 4 canine exam rooms, a designated euthanasia room, and 3 cat-friendly rooms, that comfortably accommodate the 12-15,000 cases that each year seek consultation, diagnostic procedures, life-saving treatments, and supportive care. The hospital is well-equipped with an extensive in-house lab, clotting profile equipment, CO2, therapeutic, and Diode lasers, digital radiography, digital dental, surgical patient monitors, abdominal/cardiac ultrasound, tonometer, and Doppler blood pressure equipment. Associates are compensated with competitive salaries and production-based bonuses. Benefits include health, dental, optical insurance, Simple IRA retirement package, CE allowance, professional liability coverage, pet health-care allowance, VIN subscription, and PTO/paid sick time.
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