Apple Tree Cove Animal Hospital in Kingston, WA is looking for a dedicated Associate Veterinarian to join our team.
Apple Tree Cove Animal Hospital is a full service, small animal practice with a strong reputation in the community of Kingston, WA. Just an hour and a half northwest of Seattle, our hospital offers a small town feel with easy access to one of the most desirable and booming cities in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to our 2 doctor team, our current staff includes superior support staff, among them are 2 highly skilled licensed veterinary technicians who allow our doctors to focus on client rapport and medicine. Our hospital is well-equipped to practice the highest standard of medicine and comprehensive health exams. Our team at Apple Tree Cove is truly a ?work family,? providing a fun and progressively stimulating environment for our doctors while maintaining the highest standards of customer service and patient care to best serve our clients and the community we lovingly support.
About Our Hospital
Digital Radiography | Ultrasound | Fully-Equipped Surgical Suite | Complete In-House Laboratory | In-House Pharmacy | High Speed Dental Equipment | Digital Dental Radiography | Micro-chipping| Pet Wellness Program | Boarding and Grooming
About Kingston, Washington
Kingston, Washington is a small but growing, family-oriented, community located in Kitsap County. Nestled on the shore of Appletree Cove and the Puget Sound, Kingston is less than 2 hours away from Seattle proper; our residents are able to enjoy all of the amenities and entertainment offered in a major metropolitan city, while living in a relaxed small town environment. Known as the ?little city by the sea?, Kingston is the northern gateway to the Olympic Peninsula. As a former resort town, recent growth and an invigorated cultural scene have developed this great city into the ideal place to put down roots and raise a family, plus it offers a plethora of outdoor activities; including hiking, boating, skiing, fishing, and much more!
In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Managing Doctor and supporting medical staff. This individual advances the quality of medicine in the practice and provides exceptional client service to our clients and patients.
Builds rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns
Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.
Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.
Stays current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
Assists in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Presents a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.
Skills and Basic Qualifications
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Works collaboratively with hospital team members.
Makes decisions confidently and effectively.
Manages time and tasks appropriately.
Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.