Associate Veterinarian- General Practice

Job Description

Job Description

Whether you are an experienced veterinarian seeking a fulfilling career, or a newer doctor seeking exposure to seasoned practitioners, Appalachian New River Veterinary Associates wants to welcome you. Our AAHA, and Feline Friendly certified practice is now seeking a full time Associate Veterinarian to join our team.

Over 38 years ago, Appalachian New River Veterinary Associates was founded on a client-focused mission that remains today. We pride ourselves on enhancing the human-animal bond by providing excellent and convenient veterinary care with compassion and integrity. We are highly committed to low stress handling techniques and behavioral wellness for our patients and our team.

Appalachian New River Veterinary Associates is located in Boone, North Carolina. The town of Boone can be found in the northwest corner of North Carolina, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Boone is home to Appalachian State University, which provides many interesting cultural events. The region is often referred to as “The High Country” for its beautiful mountainous terrain . Boone is the perfect backdrop and starting point for various outdoor activities. There is something to do in every season. There are four ski resorts within 25 miles of Boone as well as tubing and cross-country skiing. River rafting, fly- fishing, zip-line, and hiking are also among the many adventures to be had. Within 10 miles are the towns of Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, and Valle Crucis. Like Boone, each is filled with local attractions, rich history, shopping and dining. Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway or Grandfather Mountain, the adventures are endless…

As the Associate Veterinarian, you will enjoy:

  • Generous base salary + production
  • Choice of Incentive(s): Student Loan Repayment Plan, Retention Bonus, Sign-On Bonus, Health Insurance Reimbursement, Vacation Allowance, Relocation Assistance or Donation to a charity of your choice!
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, ancillary coverage & 401(k)
  • Attractive PTO and a rotating schedule which will provide a healthy work-life balance with rotating weekends, large blocks of days off, and no on-call hours required
  • Generous CE Allowance and in addition we will pay for Licensing, DEA, dues & fees

Our multi-doctor practice enjoys the support of a well-trained and highly utilized technical support staff along with high quality diagnostic, treatment, and surgical equipment, allowing you to practice in an encouraging, supportive environment. In order to provide our gold standard quality of medicine, we are equipped with a full array of diagnostic tools and services including:

  • Advanced Dentistry Program
  • Digital radiography, including digital dental radiography
  • Ultrasound
  • Behavior Consultations
  • Idexx in-house analyzers
  • Laser Therapy
  • Paperless Records

The Associate Veterinarian (ADVM) is responsible for medical and surgical care of patients. This includes maintaining client relationships and effectively communicating the care needs and condition of their pet. Medical records are maintained in an accurate and timely manner and estimates are presented to clients in advance of care, as appropriate. The ADVM is considered a member of the hospital ‘ s management team and is therefore responsible for supporting the hospital leadership and NVA. This gives our new ADVM the ability to influence our culture and business development.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of North Carolina
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics
  • Dedication to continual learning and sharing of new knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, ability to be empathetic and compassionate, and outstanding collaboration with other members of the ANRVA family
  • Ability to give and receive regular, respectful, caring feedback

Please visit our website at for more information!

Appalachian New River Veterinary Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Details

Employment Type:
Position Type:
Earliest Start Date:

Job Location

Boone, North Carolina, United States

Get Directions

Appalachian - New River Veterinary Hospital