Opportunity! Enjoy your profession and Enjoy the GA coast - Associate DVM, Savannah GA
Pooler Veterinary Hospital
Location: Pooler/Savannah, Georgia
Type: Full Time
Salary: $125,000.00+; Negotiable
DVM or equivalent
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Vet Ad 2
Pooler Veterinary Hospital, on the sunny South Georgia coast, is seeking a full time, associate veterinarian interested in practicing excellent companion animal wellness, medicine, and surgery.
Attributes of PVH you should expect to experience include; healthy work/life balance, senior veterinary leadership, mentorship, multi-vet collaboration, adequate staffing of 1 DVM per 4 support staff, organization, structure, a comfortable work space, adherence to protocol, consistency, an accountable and responsive management team onsite, clientele willing to support your diagnostic and treatment recommendations, adequate equipment to diagnose and treat your patients, and a culture guided by living out our core values. This is who we say we are, but you should experience it in person to determine if we are your next (or final) step in your career path.
The position offers competitive salary with the opportunity to earn $125K+; sign-on/relocation bonus; and benefits to include health insurance options, matching IRA, paid CE, paid vacations, uniform allowance, professional liability insurance, professional association dues, licensing fees, and an opportunity to enjoy your chosen profession each day.
Our hospital is located just minutes from Savannah in the heart of Georgia’s beautiful tidelands and the coastal empire. This thriving and expanding historic location offers plenty to do. From local boating, fishing, beach days and other outdoor activities to the art, culture, history, architecture, and award-winning dining of Savannah and the surrounding areas; the low country has it all.
Both experienced veterinarians and new graduates are welcomed to apply. All candidates must display an ability to provide outstanding wellness and preventative care as well as an interest in working up and collaborating on in-depth medical and surgical cases.
Our full time associates practice four days/week 8AM-6PM. No after-hours emergency service is expected. There are multiple fully-staffed, after hours and 24-7 emergency/critical care facilities in the area. We pride ourselves on being an upbeat, supportive, and collaborative team focused on excellent patient and client care and are seeking a candidate who embodies that spirit. In return, we strive to promote good work/life balance and promote professional growth.
Our brand new, privately owned hospital is an approximately 10,000sqft facility offering 7 exam rooms; a fully-stocked pharmacy; a spacious in-house laboratory; an expansive, naturally lit treatment area; dedicated canine and feline ICU areas with oxygen; a separately functioning isolation unit for management of contagious disease; a substantial surgery suite including two OR’s with advanced soft-tissue and orthopedic instrumentation, a dental suite, and a devoted recovery area; and a centrally-located office for associate veterinarians. In addition to six experienced veterinarians, we maintain a staff of trained registered veterinary technicians and skilled assistants to support you and allow you to focus on obtaining a diagnosis and implementing a comprehensive treatment plan.
We promote excellent history-taking, full physical exams, and a diagnostic-based approach that our clients support and have come to expect. Our electronic medical records, full in-house diagnostic lab, digital full body and dental radiography, abdominal ultrasound/echocardiogram capabilities (specialist reviewed), EKG, Doppler, access to a full spectrum of outside diagnostic labs, and a host of other diagnostic tools will allow you to provide answers to your clients’ questions. Our ICUs include all of the implements needed to fully support hospitalized care, and our surgery suite comes equipped with all appropriate instrumentation and anesthetic monitoring devices, in-wall suction, orthopedic kits, surgical laser, and a high-speed dental unit.
We promote safe anesthetic practices, monitoring, and recovery while performing both routine and advanced soft tissue and orthopedic procedures. We also have access to nearby specialty practices that include dermatology, ophthalmology, oncology, cardiology, neurology, internal medicine, surgery, and rehabilitation. Our primary interest is in advancing the treatment of our patients. We are open to offering new services and place focus on doing our part to foster the specific areas of professional interest of our team members.
We have positioned ourselves as a team dedicated to patient and client care. Our attention to detail, efforts to go the extra mile, and client education and communication have built a very loyal clientele who would welcome a new associate. We look forward to a new teammate who displays similar dedication.
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.
Pooler Veterinary Hospital is a privately owned 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 six experienced veterinarians, and a well trained staff to distribute case load and 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 instrumentation and advanced fixation resources. We are a digital file format practice, which is efficient and allows easy digital transmission for consultation with specialists regarding patient diagnostics and care.