Uptown Animal Hospital in beautiful Gig Harbor, Washington is looking for exceptional veterinarians to join our new hospital team. Our vision is to provide compassionate, client-centric medical care to our community 24-7.
Once we open our doors in the fall of 2017, they will never close, so we need a flexible, dedicated team consisting of experienced general practice and emergency veterinarians. Our core team of veterinarians should be a group ready for innovation and collaboration as we build our unique practice from the ground up.
All our veterinarians should approach cases with an interest in thorough work-ups offering the best level of care. As our philosophy is to include the client in decisions regarding their pet’s health care, our veterinarians must be able to listen to and partner with pet owners to provide the level of care they are comfortable with for their pet. To this end, our doctors must be empathetic and adaptable to many differ levels of pet-person bonding. We must offer flexibility in our treatment plans based on listening to our client’s hopes and needs. Our doctors will have a collaborative spirit both with the client, but also with each other as we perform hospital rounds to discuss in-patient cases.
Clinical competencies all our doctors should possess include excellent surgical skills, as well as, knowledge and experience in managing involved medical cases. Our general practice doctors should also be skilled at routine surgical procedures and dentistry. Our emergency doctors should have experience with advanced emergency procedures, and be comfortable with typical after hours cases and surgeries. Experience with ultrasound is desirable for all our doctors.
Uptown Animal Hospital is AAHA accredited with goals of becoming “Fear-Free” and “Feline Friendly”. Our group believes in a healthy work-life balance for our team members, and offers excellent compensation and benefits, as well as a fun and rewarding work environment. Come join us!
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