Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Westchase Veterinary Center, located in sunny Tampa, FL, is looking for an Associate Veterinarian to join our growing practice!

**Leadership opportunities available for qualified candidates**

We are a well-established, full-service, small animal and exotics veterinary practice. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff focuses on providing high quality medicine and nurturing a strong team culture. We are a progressive clinic with continual growth of the practice expected over the coming years! Our modern, unique set up includes two side by side facilities-one dedicated to wellness visits and preventive care, and one dedicated to surgical services and hospitalization.

Our ideal candidate will exhibit strong community leadership while providing a compassionate and caring hand to our neighborhood friends. We are seeking an outgoing, energetic DVM with an open communication style with clients and colleagues alike.

For more information, please visit our website at www.westchasevet.com

Our practice includes:

  • Fully equipped in house lab with Idexx equipment
  • Diagnostic quality ultrasound
  • Integrative therapies including therapeutic laser, acupuncture, and holistics
  • Basic and advanced dental services – digital dental x-ray, modern dental unit with high speed drill
  • Digital Radiology
  • Hospitalization area

Benefits:

  • Highly competitive base salary
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Bonus Program
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Continuing Education Allowance
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • In-house Training

Job Summary

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.

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 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.

Job Details

Employment Type:
Full-time
Position Type:
Vet
Earliest Start Date:
22-Feb-2021
Modified
22-Feb-2021

Job Location

Tampa, Florida, United States

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Westchase Veterinary Center