Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Foxtail Pines Veterinary Hospital in Erie, Colorado is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our team! We are a 4 doctor practice looking to add a 5 th full-time or part-time associate. Competitive salary and benefits package offered!

Foxtail Pines Veterinary Hospital is a growing general practice in the beautiful Front Range of Colorado. We offer daytime hours from 8:00am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday and a half day on Saturdays from 8:00am to 12:00pm. No overnights or on-call shifts! We are conveniently located near a large number of referral specialists and emergency hospitals for our clients to utilize. We are very lucky to have a clientele that is willing and has the resources to pursue diagnostics when indicated.

Our practice strives to provide personalized yet efficient care. We have a variety of skill sets and backgrounds amongst our veterinarians and support staff alike! Our doctors love to work collaboratively and utilize each other’s strengths whenever needed throughout the day. We are a small and fun bunch who love to make the day as light as possible during a sometimes demanding and fast-paced environment. We are seeking an easy-going, yet hardworking candidate to join our group!

For candidates considering relocation – recreation activities are abundant in our area and the weather is one of Colorado’s best kept secrets!

Job Summary

In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with our Managing Doctor, Associates, and supporting medical staff. This individual will aid in advancing the quality of medicine and surgery in the practice and provide exceptional service to our clients and patients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Builds rapport with clients by gathering information, listening to, and empathizing with their concerns
  • Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures
  • 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 support team to ensure delivery of 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 equivalent degree from an accredited university.
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of Colorado.
  • 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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Erie, Colorado, United States

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