Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Egan Fife Animal Hospital, in Chatham, ON is seeking an enthusiastic Associate Veterinarian to join our dynamic hospital .

We are a full service, companion animal hospital with a team approach to medicine. We have a strong support staff and focus on treating each pet like they are our own. We are fortunate to be staffed with dedicated, tenured doctors with 50+ years experience, who are devoted to providing high-quality mentorship with a focus on individualized support and development for recent graduates. Our facility is designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as our pets age; and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during the lifetime of all patients. We place great value on providing a stable work/life balance for our employees. We are open Mon-Friday with no weekends or on call. All experience levels welcome to apply!

Our competitive compensation/benefits package includes generous starting salary at $85K-$120K plus $5K signing bonus and relocation/retention bonus on a case-by-case basis, medical/dental/disability/dues and memberships with CE allowance.

To learn more about the practice, visit us at

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 Ontario.
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
  • Any experience level is encouraged to apply!

About the Area:

Chatham is centrally located 1 hour from London, ON, and 1 hour from Detroit, MI, so you can enjoy access to big city entertainment, but reap the rewards of a small town cost of living, beautiful parks, fishing, golfing and so much more!

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Chatham, Ontario, Canada

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