Progressive clinic seeking an associate veterinarian for a professional atmosphere driven by teamwork. We are looking for individuals to lead this team by having a high sense of personal accountability and striving for development of themselves and the team. We practice medicine that strengthens the veterinary-client- patient relationship. We do this by giving owners all available options and helping them find what's best for their pet. Our clinics are well equipped and open to almost all types of treatments veterinarians would like to offer which includes: CT, digital radiography, Abaxis chemistry and urine analyzer, laser, and ultrasound. We also create an environment that encourages the owners to take advantage of these capabilities. Our goal is to find a team member that fits this environment and then encourage them to grow and learn through CE, experience and team collaboration.
Ability to recognize that teamwork is essential for a quality practice; ability to work as a team member as well as a doctor.
Interest in strengthen the business aspect of a veterinary practice.
Willingness to stay after hours or work extra hours when needed.
Ability to maintain their work life balance to the level they need
Interest in marketing and growth of the practice.
Display tact and diplomacy with staff members and clients.
Physical Effort: Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs). Walks or stands for extended periods of time; frequently works in a bent position.
Working conditions: May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.
Provides compassionate care to patients.
Works with owners 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.
Works with the owners on plans for developing and growing the business.
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.
Works toward and attains practice productivity standards.
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.
Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
Performs physical examinations using preliminary data 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.
Interprets the results of laboratory procedures and determines the appropriate protocol based on the results; reads radiographs and interprets EKGs and EEGs.
Prescribes medications in accordance with manufacturer's label instructions and uses. Understands common side-effects and common drug interactions with other medications.
Promptly, accurately and legibly updates client records in support of the SOAP reporting method.
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.
Additional Salary Information: Leadership bonus
Paid time off
About Elk County Veterinary Clinic
We are a small group focused on helping owners help their pets. We also strive to help veterinarians have an impact on the profession through opportunity and leadership. We do this through good medicine, good equipment, training and mentorship. We allow veterinarians to set their limitations and improve their capabilities so that they can be comfortable at all times. We try to make sure everyone has the opportunity to be the vet they want to be.