North Shore of Massachusetts/Seacoast of NH - Veterinary Associate Opportunities
Amesbury Animal Hospital, P.C
Location: Amesbury, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 2022 May #1
Amesbury Animal Hospital PC, (AAH) a privately owned practice on the Seacoast of New England, is ready to develop relationships with new veterinarians. We have recently hired experienced support staff and this expansion is helping us move forward in our transition out the last 24 months of practice influenced by the pandemic.
It has not been an easy 2 years, and we asked some of our newest team members that joined us during the pandemic to describe why they are excited to be part of the AAH team.
“I immediately felt comfortable and can see myself being a happy employee at AAH for a very long time.” (Rachel C.)
"The people that work here are a team and we all help each other through everything, we build each other up and stand tall to be the best we can be to provide the absolute best care for the animals.” (Catreen D.)
AAH is seeking Veterinarians that want to participate in this experience for the following Positions:
Small Animal Practitioners (Part time/Full time): interested clinicians can focus on canine/feline wellness, medical, surgical, dental cases and/or urgent care.
Mixed Animal Practitioners interested new graduates can split their time with both small animal and large animal responsibilities.
Our benefits and compensation packages can be individualized to allow the new team member to select the benefit and/or compensation structure that provides the most value to the individual.
Benefits offered may include:
PTO – vacation/personal days/sick time
Dues, Memberships, and Licensing Assistance
Health insurance (individual) with options to cover families
Group and Individual disability Insurance
Professional Liability Insurance
401K Retirement Plan with 3%-4 % company match
Compensation for SA and Mixed Animal Associates can also be individualized with hourly, production, and salary options. Compensation ranges vary with experience. Total earnings/benefits packages for 32–38-hour workweek can exceed $125,000 or more. We can offer a variety of 6 month to 2-year contracts.
Our hiring flexibility extends to all levels of experience. We are welcoming 2022 grads and experienced clinicians ready for a role in a privately owned practice to send us a resume and cover letter.
Advantages AAH provides to our associates include:
Working in a multi-Dr. practice with the opportunity to operate in partnership to improve our level of medicine and business protocols.
Experienced clinicians are here to provide mentorship and guidance for medicine, surgery, and dental cases, including SA and LA cases.
AAH has an established network for “in-clinic” consultation and partnership with IM imaging specialists, cardiologists, and soft tissue/orthopedic surgeons.
Private ownership of the business allows flexibility and the ability to accommodate the 4 key stakeholders of the practice. (PATIENTS, CLIENTS, EMPLOYEES, and OWNERS).
Regularly scheduled Dr.’s meeting to discuss the latest CE, interesting cases, and improve practice procedures. These meetings provide opportunities for all doctors to have a voice and make a difference.
Being fully staffed we are able to provide a sense of balance to pursue life outside of work, yet provide a high commitment to excellence in our patient and client care. We provide a family feel with a sense of purpose and belonging.
Access to an HR consultant as commitment to do what’s best for the staff and provide group and individualized communication training to keep our focus on fostering a positive hospital culture.
AAH maintains both a client supported and a 2nd hospital supported indigent animal care budget for discretionary use.
We have a well-equipped modern facility, but our purpose is to be more than just a veterinary practice . AAH is a community mainstay. Helps us grow and maintain our prominence in the community.
AAH sponsors a scholarship for technicians in training.
Our hospital helps raise funds for a local equine rescue.
Hospital ownership annually support charities within our community (a local food assistance program and regional hospice center.)
Clients and staff provide and organize food donations and other assistance for the pet owning senior citizens in our communities.
AAH regularly participates in community Rabies clinics and provide client education events.
Our ideal applicant has excellent communication skills and is focused on providing outstanding customer service and compassionate patient care while working well on a team.
Amesbury and the surrounding communities of Northeastern Massachusetts and the Seacoast of New Hampshire are desirable living locations. This environment helps us attract staff and provide quality of life for team members. AAH has been thriving for 55 years and we are committed to private ownership and being here for the long haul. Visit amesburyah.com to learn more about our hospital and meet our staff.