Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Are you ready for a change? Come and enjoy the east coast lifestyle! We are a well-established veterinary hospital in Halifax offering an Associate Veterinarian position. Pursue your passion for excellence at Carnegy Animal Hospital! Our dedicated small animal hospital seeks an experienced, enthusiastic Veterinarian to join our dynamic team.

Our clinic is progressive, and well-equipped. In addition to our interests in cats, dogs, exotics and ruminants, we enjoy a strong relationship with dog and cat breeders throughout Atlantic Canada. We are also the ICSB Center for Atlantic Canada. We offer a competitive compensation/benefits package, collaborative team environment, CE & much more! After hours emergency care is provided by our partner Metro Animal Emergency Clinic.

We are a long-time accredited clinic with AAHA, and AAFP. To learn more about the practice, visit us at: .

We are interested in highly motivated individuals who possess exceptional interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, great team player and passionate about delivering high quality pet health care.

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).
  • Eligibility for licensing by the NSVMA.
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
  • Any experience level is encouraged to apply!

• Relocation assistance if coming from outside the Atlantic Provinces

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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