Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Due to our tremendous growth, Acres North Veterinary Hospital located in Lubbock, TX is looking for a n Associate Veterinarian to join our team!

Acres North Veterinary Hospital is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing the best comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care. We believe in providing the highest quality of medicine to our clients through consistent care and thorough clinical services. Our facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, in-house x-ray capabilities, in-house laboratories, diagnostic ultrasound exams, and a closely supervised hospitalization area.

We are looking for a dedicated veterinarian to join our team. We have an experienced, motivated, and collaborative staff with experienced mentors available. We boast an excellent schedule with great work/life balance. The ideal candidate will have orthopedic surgery interest, but we will nurture all special interests, such as integrative medicine with acupuncture and laser therapy.

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  • Health, dental, vision, disability and liability insurances, and 401k
  • 10 days of paid vacation
  • CE reimbursement and paid CE days
  • Licenses, dues, and professional association membership including DEA/DPS
  • No emergency call
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Relocation assistance and paid interview travel expenses

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 Texas.
  • 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.

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Job Location

Lubbock, Texas, United States

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