Has your passion and purpose taken a back seat to the daily grind?
If your answer is yes, I would love to connect and talk more about how Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital could support you to find your inner spark, bring back that lovin’ feeling and reconnect you to your passion and purpose.
We are looking for a passionate Associate Veterinarian with a deep appreciation and commitment for veterinary medicine to join our team.
Essential Responsibilities & Functions
Dedication to provide patients with a high level of veterinary care while utilizing the latest advances in diagnostics.
A client service mindset with desire and ability to bring, build, and retain a strong client base.
Enthusiasm about giving back to and building relationships with the local community.
The ability to champion the practice’s objectives and values and inspire others.
Follow the established policies and procedures that govern the normal operation of the hospital.
Dedication efficiently handling caseloads and maintaining accurate records using SOAP templates for treatment plans and recommendations.
Promote a collaborative working environment and encourage the value of teamwork.
Prioritize traumatic injuries and serious illnesses to ensure that all animals receive time-sensitive care.
Educate clients on the importance of vaccinations, heartworm treatments, flea and tick treatments and other aspects of preventive care.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree.
State Veterinary Board License in good standing.
Benefits and Perks
Mentorship and growth opportunities to drive both confidence and financial success
Long-term job satisfaction without long hours or unreasonable scheduling
Long-term, fully leveraged support staff with exceptional skills so you can focus on what you do best at optimal efficiency without compromising quality
Trusting relationships as it builds autonomy, mastery, and purpose
Modern medical tools and equipment including digital radiography and electronic records
Short Term Disability paid for by employer
Complimentary Life Insurance $25,000; with options to purchase additional voluntary benefits for self or family
Company Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
401K with 100% company match up to 3% and 50% company match up to 5%, eligible after 6 months of employment
Kaiser/United Healthcare Insurance Plans with multiple options
Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account options
United Healthcare Dental Insurance; includes a 100% paid premium option for team members
United Healthcare Vision Insurance options
Long Term Disability options
Progyny-Fertility and Family Building Support (up to $10,000)
Generous Continuing Education Program
Team Member Discounts for Pet Care
AVMA Professional Liability Insurance (PLIT) provided
Reimbursement for: state Veterinary License / DEA License / state VMA Dues / AVMA Dues/ +/-specialty dues
Master accounts with online publishers: Sage, Wiley, Elsevier
Less Stress Vets – that’s Merrimac’s motto! Less Stress Vets takes us a step further than the Fear Free approach to patient care we already have in place, and provides necessary consideration to the well-being of our workplace professionals. We take a proactive approach to reducing/eliminating the factors that lead to stress and anxiety in our Associate Veterinarians. The result is an increase in workplace and job satisfaction as well as better overall care for patients (and Veterinarian).
We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, fulfilling careers in a profession we love.
United Veterinary Care is a fast growing, national group of primary care, emergency, and specialty veterinary practices united by a passion for culture, communication, collaboration, and teamwork.
However, we’re not just another practice management company. We are the veterinary industry assimilator. Our goal is to change what is happening within the veterinary profession due to the rapid rate of corporate consolidation by providing our peers and partners with an alternative to the downside of corporate medicine.
Our goal is to Empower, Support, and Unite all of our hospitals with support, training, and technology to elevate their businesses, retain their team members, and strengthen their unique brands to consistently deliver a superior client experience