The Family Pet Hospital Laser and Wellness Center has been providing top of the line, compassionate veterinary care in our community for over 20 years under the same ownership. We are trusted and well respected in the community and specialize in proactive and comprehensive whole pet care to ensure long and healthy lives for the pets we care for and love. We develop and maintain strong relationships with pet owners, providing them with the peace of mind of knowing that their pets are in competent and caring hands.
We are looking for a talented, passionate part-time or full time Associate Veterinarian to join our growing practice, who cares about practicing high quality medicine and growing strong long lasting relationships with clients who entrust them with the care of their pet. Buy in/buy out potential for the right business savvy candidate is a definite possibility.
Our recently expanded beautiful small animal practice offers both medical and surgical treatment (mostly routine and soft tissue) and includes in-house labs, and digital x-ray, digital dental x-ray, ultrasound, tonometry, CO2 surgical laser, erchonia low level frequency specific therapeutic laser and Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (VOM).
In addition to performing complete and thorough physical exams and giving detailed and thorough preventive care recommendations, candidate must have surgery experience (experience using a CO2 laser preferred, but not required) and be able to perform the following procedures: lump removals, skin biopsies, dental extractions, umbilical hernia repairs, spaying and neutering, and other soft tissue surgeries/procedures as needed.
Coordinate and implement treatment plans with detailed explanations to client and in medical records. Follow through with patients as needed.
Must possess the knowledge and understanding to direct and supervise anesthesia and sedation as needed.
Manage emergency situations that arise in general practice and assess, stabilize and determine if referral is appropriate or patient can be managed in house and can perform and direct CPR efforts.
Provide estimates for all procedures and ensure that charges are communicated and entered properly.
Take an active role in training and teaching of team members on the floor and working diligently to maintain a cohesive and mutually respectful team with the common goal of improving technical and professional capabilities of every individual on the team.
Required license or certification as a DVM/VMD
Experience as a DVM for 3 or more years preferred, but the right new grad will definitely be considered.
Additional Salary Information: 75-130k Base salary depends on hours and experience. New grads welcomed to apply. Pro-sal negotiable after 3 months.
Benefits include health insurance, simple IRA, PTO, dues, VIN membership, generous CE.
About The Family Pet Hospital Laser and Wellness Center
The hospital was founded by Dr. Cristina Valas, its current owner in February 1998. It has grown into a busy state of the art, 2-3 veterinarian practice which still retains its family customer care experience and prides itself in providing high end veterinary services such as CO2 laser surgery, digital radiography, dentistry, ultrasonography as well as some alternative treatment modalities such as VOM, cold laser and functional nutrition. A successful member of this team, contributes to its growth and continued development and enhancement.
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