Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Caring For Your Family One Paw At A Time

Juan De Fuca is seeking an enthusiastic Associate Veterinarian to join our dynamic team! We offer perfect work / life balance on Southern Vancouver Island – practice the highest quality medicine in a modern and well equipped facility, collaborate and case share with experiences colleagues, no after hours or on-call, highly skilled support team, competitive salary and benefits. Then when you are off – you can enjoy life to its fullest with beaches, mountains, lakes – a perfect blending of city and country for every lifestyle.

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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. We are offering a competitive salary, CE, mentorship for new graduates, health benefits, paid dues, paid time off, work-life balance and more!

Job Responsibilities

  • 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 province 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

About the Area

We have it all – city or country – we have so many options to enjoy nature! You can zip to the mountains, beaches, lakes and trails within minutes. If you want great restaurants, night life and social scene – the city is just 15 minutes away. Big City? Ferry ride is all it takes – you can be in Vancouver or Seattle in a few hours!

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Victoria, BC, British Columbia, Canada

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