Associate Veterinarian

Shippensburg Animal Hospital
Shippensburg, PA
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
We are currently seeking a dynamic and dedicated Associate Veterinarian to join our family! We have been proudly serving our community for over 50 years. We are pleased to offer our small animal patients a comprehensive pharmacy, Idexx laboratory, digital radiography, cold laser therapy, orthopedics, and ultrasound all in‐house. For our large animal clients we offer dairy herd production medicine, computerized herd health services, emergency coverage, as well as bovine and equine reproductive services with ultrasound. The Associate veterinarian is an integral member of the healthcare team. Duties and responsibilities include:Work with the managing veterinarian to establish and implement the policies which allow us to provide excellent customer service and patient care.Responsible for all medical, surgical and dental procedures performed in the hospital.Are involved in the evaluation of new products, the implementation of new medical procedures and equipment and the development of new business strategies.Help to supervise the healthcare team and they must be leaders by following hospital policies and creating a positive work environment.Supervise and work closely with the veterinary technicians to provide excellent patient care. Develop training programs and continuing education to improve their job skills.Work with the Client Care Team to improve client communication and satisfaction.Assist in development of and abide by protocols for computer software accessible and cooperative with the staff while maintaining an appropriate professional relationship with them.Work to understand the financial goals of the hospital by understanding the principles of veterinary hospital economics.Help the practice owners and management develop strategies to improve the productivity of the productivity goals for the hospital and strive to attain them.Help develop programs to attract and retain new clients.Communicate compassionately and effectively with clients. Present all treatment options and help clients make informed decisions based on the medical facts. Alternative treatment plans must be developed in cases with financial constraints. Always be sensitive to the emotional needs of the clients.Be an ambassador for the hospital. Participate in community activities which involve pets and veterinary medicine.Be active in professional organizations which promote veterinary medicine. Qualified candidates will possess:DVM or VMD degree.A minimum of three (3) years of practice experienceA current Pennsylvania licenseA deisre to work with clients delivering consistent quality of medical care to our patients.Refined surgical skillsA proven track record of collaboration and leadership This position includes regular day, evening, and week-end shifts as well as minimal after hours availability for phone calls. We offer a competitive salary as well as continuing education allowance. Company Description: Shippensburg Animal Hospital is a multi-doctor animal hospital offering a full range of veterinary services, from diagnostics to surgery and even grooming. We have been serving the Cumberland Valley region for over 50 years. We have clinics in three locations: Shippensburg, Allen Road, and Mount Rock. We have seven doctors on staff, which gives you access to a breadth of medical expertise. Our multiple location practice ensures that your pets get medical care when you need it. Shippensburg Animal Hospital cares for animals of all sizes. We provide services in veterinary orthopedics, including bone pinning and plating. In fact, many other animal hospitals in our region refer their advanced orthopedic cases to Shippensburg Animal Hospital. We also utilize cold laser therapy to treat pets suffering from arthritis and other painful conditions. Contact us today to schedule your appointment at one of our three locations.