Small Animal Associate Veterinarian - All Creatures Animal Hospital - Puyallup, WA
Lakefield Veterinary Group
Location: Puyallup, Washington
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
All Creatures Animal Hospital, located in beautiful Puyallup, Washington is looking to welcome a Full-Time Veterinarian to our team and rapidly growing hospital! Recent graduates are welcome to apply!
Our Culture and Team:
We are a well-established small animal general practice with a large multi-doctor team. In contrast to our name, we primarily provide care for dogs and cats. Our goal is to provide the best quality medicine and longest life for our patients working in partnership with their owners. Our team culture embraces our core values of respect, “wow” service, learning, and fun. Our doctors enjoy sharing knowledge that creates an environment of collaboration with our clients and team.
When you join our team, you will be working closely with our Medical Director, Dr. Carolyn Saylor and and a great team of experienced small animal clinicians. Dr. Saylor has 28 years of experience as a veterinarian and a strong interest and extensive experience in internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, emergency medicine. She has completed certification Ultrasound through Sound Veterinary Ultrasound academy and has been a practicing sonographer for over 15 years. She has also completed additional dental training through the NAVC institute and Endoscopy / Rhinoscopy training with Todd Tams, DVM, ACVIM. She enjoys mentoring new veterinarians and in her previous practice, participated in mentorship programs of high school students, veterinary technicians, and veterinarian new graduates. She volunteers her time working for the veterinary care team on the Iditarod trail in March and used to run a small sled dog team. In her free time, she is an active outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hiking, river rafting, mountain trail riding with her horses, and traveling especially to National parks. She is an amateur landscape photographer and lives on a small working farm in Eatonville with husband, 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 horses, and a small herd of angus beef cattle. She has recently joined our established veterinary team and is thrilled to be a part of this wonderful doctor team. We have two additional veterinarians with Ultrasound training, two with extensive experience in dentistry and one doctor that performs many orthopedic procedures and is happy to share his extensive knowledge. We also work closely with boarded specialists that travel to our hospital.
We are fully equipped with an in-house laboratory, Samsung HS 40 ultrasound, CR radiography system, digital dental radiography, and air driven dental equipment. Our large support staff, including licensed veterinary technicians, provide excellent support in caring for our patients. We have several high-quality specialty referral and emergency practices nearby for continued, advanced and emergency care.
Our commitment to pets extends beyond our hospital walls. Our Team Members can give back to communities around the globe through our partnership with World Vets. Each year, we send a group of doctors and support staff abroad to help pets in need and support programs that nurture healthy relationships between people and animals.
When you join our team, you’ll receive:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance - with company contribution HSA account
Continuing Education allowance
401k with company match
Generous Paid Time Off for work/life balance
US National Park Pass to enjoy your time off!
Flexible schedule with no ‘on call’
Practice freedom - no corporate protocols or mandatory formulary
AVMA membership and PLIT professional liability insurance
Life in Puyallup, WA:
Situated between majestic Mount Rainier and the beautiful Puget Sound, there’s an abundance of activities for the outdoor enthusiast -- hiking, sailing, kayaking, climbing, cycling, fishing, camping, and so much more! We are close to both Seattle and Tacoma where you will find cultural experiences and lots of entertainment with our professional sports teams, theaters, orchestras, museums, art, and great restaurants.
Join the Lakefield Family
All Creatures Animal Hospital is part of the Lakefield Veterinary Group—a family-owned company that offers support and resources to hospital teams while empowering them to make decisions about how they practice medicine and show up for their communities. Find out more at https://careers.lakefieldvet.com/.
Our partnership with Lakefield Veterinary Group is a long-term relationship dedicated to compassionate veterinary care. We are building communities of talented and like-minded veterinarians that will embody our core values of Respect, Wow Service, Learning, Fun, and will always Do the Right Thing. There is no greater reward than strengthening the human/pet bond. It is our responsibility to go beyond the borders of our local legacy and provide expert level veterinary medicine to pets all over the world during our annual trip with World Vets. We invite you to come experience the Lakefield family.