Opportunity to Join Us - Small Animal Associate, Savannah GA
Pooler Veterinary Hospital
September 1, 2018
Negotiable, based on productiv
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Any experience level considered
DVM or equivalent
Pooler Veterinary Hospital, located on the southeast Georgia coast, near Savannah, is seeking a full-time associate veterinarian interested in practicing small animal wellness, medicine, and surgery. Experienced veterinarians or new grads are welcome to apply, but must enjoy working up, and collaborating on, in-depth medical and surgical cases, as well as routine preventative medicine. No after-hours emergency service expected. A specialty group nearby offers fully staffed after-hours ER, and daytime Oncology, Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Ophthalmology.
The work environment is upbeat, supportive, and conducive to good life/work balance. A full-time schedule would require a four day work week. The location provides many opportunities for outdoor activities and is rich in history and culture.
In addition to four experienced veterinarians, we employ a supportive staff of trained RVT's and competent assistants allowing you to focus on obtaining a diagnosis and implementing a comprehensive treatment plan while emphasizing patient care and client education. We have a diagnostic based approach, which our clients support, and have come to expect. Our digitally integrated medical records, full in-house diagnostic lab, digital full body and intra-oral radiography, ultrasound capabilities (abdominal and echocardiography), EKG, Doppler, and efficient tele-medicine capabilities, will allow you to provide answers to your clients questions. Our ICU has automated treatment updates, patient warmers, fluid pumps, and our surgical suites contain anything you will need to perform most procedures; routine soft tissue packs, eye packs, surgical laser, orthopedic instrumentation, suction, surgical laser, and high-speed dental unit. We advocate safe anesthetic practices and monitoring, while performing routine and advanced soft tissue and orthopedic procedures. We are always open to providing new services and willing to accommodate your specific interest.
Our attention to detail, patient care, and client education have built a very loyal clientele, which will be very welcoming to a new associate. Applicant must be able to work well in a team environment, be willing to invest time in proper case management, patient care, and client communication. The position offers competitive salary and sign-on/relocation bonus, with benefits to include matching IRA, paid CE, paid vacation, uniform allowance, professional liability ins., professional association dues, licensing fees, and an opportunity to enjoy your chosen profession each day.
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited university
Georgia State Accreditation ( May be obtained if position is offered)
Interest in practicing a high level of patient care, and utilization of diagnostic tools.
Well developed communication skills, and appreciation for the importance of communication in practice.
High moral and ethical standards
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Vet Ad 2
About Pooler Veterinary Hospital
Pooler Veterinary Hospital is an exclusively small animal veterinary hospital that employs compassionate and driven veterinary professionals to carry out our hospitals mission. We respect and encourage life-work balance and provide opportunities to enjoy both. We currently employ four experienced veterinarians, and a well trained staff to distribute case load and weekend responsibilities. We have local referral and emergency veterinary services available to us when needed. All after-hour emergencies are treated by the local emergency veterinary hospital. We also enjoy taking on challenging cases. Our clientele is trusting and typically willing to allow diagnostic evaluation to achieve a diagnosis and proper treatment recommendations. We are able to perform in-house ultrasound (including echocardiogram), blood analysis, urine analysis, coagulation times, general cytology, etc. We also have digital dental and general radiography, CO2 surgical laser, orthopedic air driven instrumentation and advanced fixation resources. We are a digital file formate practice, which is efficient and allows easy digital transmission for consultation with specialists regarding patient diagnostics and care.