Our well established full service small animal hospital has a well earned reputation for delivering quality veterinary care with compassion and understanding. We are fully equipped to practice progressive medical, surgical radiological and rehabilitation treatments.
We look forward to welcoming a like minded Small Animal Veterinarian to join our team and enjoy an interesting and diverse case mix in a community that genuinely values and appreciates your skills. We have built a sound practice by providing friendly and compassionate care for companion animals over the past 65 years. Our well resourced practice is committed to achieving work/life balance in an ideal location
Our preference is for this to be a full-time permanent position, however we are happy to consider a part time role for the right applicant.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Provides compassionate care to patients. • Works with Medical team to set practice medical policies and procedures; performs all duties in accordance with them. • Plans and carries out a significant program of personal medical continuing education. • Is active in professional organizations and community activities. • Communicates objectives, motivates staff, builds and maintains morale; maintains core values and standards. • Helps to develop new programs and processes that meet clients’ changing needs. • Sets an example for the staff in dealing with clients; promotes the concept of the client-centered environment. • Delivers in-house medical training to the support staff when asked to do so. • Promotes cooperative working environment among staff members; understands the value of teamwork; shows enthusiasm and willingness to perform as necessary to help the practice function as a unit. • Performs physical examinations using preliminary date provided by the veterinary technicians; diagnoses physical condition and presents diagnostic and treatment alternatives to the client being sensitive to their emotional as well financial needs. • Performs medical, surgical and dental procedures; provides emergency services in accordance with hospital standards of care. • Prescribes medications in accordance with manufacturers label instructions and uses. Understands common side-effects and common drug interactions with other medications. • Understands and carries out treatment orders from other veterinarians; makes necessary changes in treatment plan when diagnostic results support the decision to do so. • Performs other duties as assigned
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Position Requirements: D.V.M. License in state of practice. D.E.A. License in state of practice. Experience as a D.V.M. in practice is desirable, but not required. Ability to recognize that teamwork is essential for a quality practice; ability to work as a team member as well as a doctor.
As a small family-feel veterinary hospital since 1962, our approach to animal care is both personable and supportive. Our clients know their pets best, which is why we believe listening and building relationships helps us give the best care possible.