All Creatures Pet Hospital (ACPH) located in Gardendale, AL, just north of Birmingham, AL, is seeking a full or part time associate. ACPH is a well-established and growing practice with over 45 years of history. The hospital's veterinary style is marked by thorough processes and preventative care.
We are seeking a motivated, compassionate, and energetic professional who enjoys client communication and is focused on client and patient care. Optional opportunities include management experience, partnership and/or future buy-in for the right fit.
Full-time benefits include Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance, paid license, paid CE, paid vacation, and retirement account. Salary is competitive and based on experience and abilities. There is high potential for increased pay with commission. Associate will enjoy a four and a half or five day work week with no after-hours or weekend on call duty. $10,000 signing bonus for full time position.
About the clinic: All Creatures Pet Hospital is a busy small and exotic (light) animal hospital in beautiful Gardendale, AL off Highway 31. We serve the Birmingham metro area, especially the areas north of the city where commuter growth is rapidly expanding. Delivering our clients and patients excellent service and care is essential to our clinic. While ACPH is family-run and has a small-town feel, we pride ourselves in offering state of the art veterinary care marked by southern hospitality. Clinic features include a full lab with IDEXX SediView DX, Digital Radiography (Flat Panel Cuattro DR), Ultrasound, and Companion Therapy Laser.
Veterinarian Requirements and Qualifications
Treat and prevent an array of animal diseases and illnesses
Conduct tests and observations to provide a proper diagnosis
Prescribe necessary medications
Administer vaccines to prevent common diseases
Perform operations and provide therapy or other treatments
Perform spay and neuter surgeries
Communicate with animal owners to answer questions and educate them on situations and treatment plans
Collaborate with veterinary assistants and other staff to provide top-notch care to customers
Passion for animals and an active interest in their health and well being
Knowledge of all veterinary best practices, and a desire to advance the field
Excellent verbal communication skills to build rapport and adequately communicate with patients and staff
Problem-solving capabilities with a willingness to tackle unique challenges
High emotional intelligence with the ability to empathize with families
Ability to manage time, prioritize, and thrive in an oftentimes fast-paced and high-pressure environment
Strong leadership skills
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree
Possession of a veterinary license and willingness to continually meet licensing requirements
One year of veterinary experience in a clinic or animal hospital environment preferred
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and $10,000 signing bonus (for full time). Full-time benefits include Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance, paid license, paid CE, paid vacation, and retirement account. Salary is competitive and based on experience and abilities. There is high potential for increased pay with commission. Associate will enjoy a four and a half or five day work week with no after-hours or weekend on call duty. One year private practice experience preferred.
About All Creatures Pet Hospital
Small Animal Hospital (exclusive) with 10% exotic and bird visits. We pride ourselves on providing high quality medicine and surgery in an environment of mutual respect and care for all.