Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Northside Animal Hospital, located in Columbus, GA, is looking for an Associate Veterinarian to join our practice!

Nearly completed new facility!! New equipment, new treatment areas, additional exam rooms and an updated boarding facility. Come be a part of a growing practice, where your input is valued!!

Northside Animal Hospital is a well-established, small animal clinic founded in 1976. We are looking for an Associate to join our veterinarians and great support staff! We are a progressive, high tech, high touch practice, delivering compassionate outstanding care. Our equipment includes digital radiology, pet laser therapy, and ultrasonic dentistry machine. No emergency or night work. Excellent benefits! See why Northside is a great place to practice your medicine!

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About Columbus, GA

Columbus is the second largest city in Georgia. History, arts, theater and sports – we have it all! The downtown area has undergone massive restoration over the past 20 years and has many businesses, restaurants, stores, and the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. The Riverwalk runs from downtown Columbus to Fort Benning – a 15 mile walking and biking park. We also have the longest urban whitewater rafting course in the world! Visit the Coca-Cola Space Science Center, the National Infantry Museum, or Oxbow Meadows. The Columbus Fall Line Trace – a rails-to-trails project is the perfect place for biking or jogging. Come join us and enjoy some Southern hospitality!

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 GA.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
  • 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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Columbus, Georgia, United States

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