Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Riverside Animal Hospital, a state-of-the-art hospital on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, seeks an exceptional veterinarian to complete our team. As a full service, AAHA-accredited hospital, our goal is to serve our clients and their pets with excellent medical care while providing nothing less than the best in customer service. We work with rescue groups and even run a small adoption center within our own practice. Our close-knit team works together with unmatched dedication. Open 7 days a week, we leave plenty of time to enjoy NYC and maintain a healthy work-life balance. Our ideal candidate is an experienced, confident veterinarian with experience in a small animal general practice setting. Strong skills in internal medicine, surgery, dentistry, and leadership are desired. This is a full-time role.

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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/VMD) 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

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New York, New York, United States

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