Veterinarian at Lake Forest Animal Hospital in Lynchburg, Virginia - New Grads Welcome!
Lake Forest Animal Hospital
Location: Forest, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Monthly bonus and hospital performance-based bonus exceed $170,000
DVM or equivalent
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Lake Forest AH
Lake Forest Animal Hospital located on the outskirts of Lynchburg, Virginia is looking for a Veterinarian to join our team! Located in a historic, highly recreational community and bordered by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Lake Forest Animal Hospital is a small animal veterinary practice offering general practice, emergency, surgery, and dental services.
Its team of veterinarians has a wealth of experience, one of whom — along with the practice manager — has been working there since it first opened. To date, many of its clientele have been bringing their pets to Lake Forest just as long for all of their veterinary needs. Lake Forest Animal Hospital has gained a reputation for its excellent care, recently earning the Lynchburg Living Bronze award for their level of dedication.
Updated equipment with ability to add additional equipment to suit your needs
Close knit, family oriented, skilled and experienced team of doctors that work extremely well together
Work-life balance is a priority: we strive to provide schedules that work well for each vet and their families
Large support staff team that gets along and enjoys providing the best care possible to clients and patients
Grooming, boarding and daycare service available for dogs, cats, and pocket pets in the Lynchburg community
2:1 DVM to technician ratio
Companion animal focused
Surrounding area has endless opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors and fresh air due to its proximity to the Blue Ridge Mountains
Who we are looking for:
Full or part-time Veterinarian
New graduates seeking mentorship and experienced veterinarians welcome
Collaborative veterinarian who keeps up to date on new developments in veterinary medicine
What we offer:
Base salary for qualified, well-rounded veterinarian: $100,000-130,000
Additional bonus plan based on hospital achieving growth targets
Total earnings for experienced, surgical leader on monthly bonus and hospital performance based earnings exceed $170,000
Monthly bonus program with no negative accrual
Comprehensive benefits package (401k with generous employer contributions paid vacation/sick time, health, dental, vision, liability, 401K, life & supplemental insurance, license and professional dues coverage)
Continuing education allowance and full week of paid time off for continuing education + additional continuing education stipends for hands on wetlabs/courses
MentorVet, Veterinary Specialists on Demand, NOMV Lifeboat and several other support platforms available
Everything we do is about people, which is why our efforts focus on providing opportunity, stability, and development for our team members.
Hear why our Veterinarians are "Happy Here" on our videos page
We never lose sight of why our job is important — it empowers you and the team to deliver consistently high-quality care for pets and their owners.
From ‘Lose the Stress’ weekly yoga to our partnerships with Not One More Vet and Headspace, we invest in our team members’ professional growth and mental wellbeing. Our CEO, Chief People Officer and several additional team members hold Compassion Fatigue Professional certifications.
We live by our core values: Serve, Evolve, Trust
“They allow me the freedom to practice as I see fit…We can make almost all of our main decisions ourselves, at the clinic level. Their up front focus on honesty and improving over time keeps surprising me each time they demonstrate it. Veterinary medicine is not always the prettiest, easiest, happiest, or most satisfying line of work as we all know, but I can't imagine doing it for any other group. VetEvolve has been able to retain a small feel over time, as it grows, which is huge for me.” - VetEvolve network DVM. Reach out to us to hear more from our veterinarians about how we strive to provide team members environments where they feel “Happy Here.”
Industry leading veterinarian and support staff retention rates
Repeat winner of Virginia’s Best Places to Work (we are based in Virginia)
Doctor of Veterinary degree, or equivalent, from an AVMA accredited university upon hire
Current DEA License or obtained upon hire
Active Veterinary State License upon hire
Apply via our website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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