Associate Veterinarian

National Veterinary Associates
Salisbury, MD
Jul 13, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Johnson-McKee Animal Hospital located in Salisbury, MD is seeking an experienced Veterinarian to join our practice. Our ideal candidate has experience in a general practice setting, and is confident in medicine, surgery, and dentistry. Experience with exotics and orthopedics is a plus but not required. We are a long-established, well-known business presence in our community. We are a three and a half doctor practice with two registered technicians and an experienced support staff. We pride ourselves on providing the best possible veterinary medicine in a caring environment. As we have for 70 years, we appreciate and celebrate the bond between our clients and their pets, whether exotic, avian, reptiles, or the more commonly seen canines and felines. We strive every day to improve the well-being of every pet. Visit us online at johnsonmckeeanimalhospital. com! Hospital features Three and a half doctor practice providing state of the art medical care Major focus on dentistry with preventive client education and wellness care DR digital x-ray Digital dental x-ray Fully equipped modern dental suite Telemedicine radiology and ECG consults Complete in-house lab equipment plus Idexx send-out and consultation services Surgery suite Therapeutic companion laser Video otic endoscopy Open to new ideas and technologies as they become available The Salisbury, MD Community Salisbury, Maryland is considered the Heart of Delmarva and is also home to Salisbury University. These two diverse titles enable our area to be a thriving college community while retaining our small town atmosphere! We are 30 miles from the ocean and a short drive to Chincoteague Island, Virginia, with its fabled wild ponies. We are a two hour drive to the Baltimore/Washington, DC metropolitan areas. We offer a vibrant arts community, as well as our regional Medical Center, the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Pemberton Historical Park, Wor-Wic Community College, and the Salisbury Zoo. Restaurants abound, water recreation is all around, and we have solid public and private schools. Come join us on the beautiful Delmarva Peninsula! Job Summary In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Managing Doctor and supporting medical staff. This individual advances the quality of medicine in the practice and provides exceptional client service to our clients and patients. Job Responsibilities Builds rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols Stays current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine Assists in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service Presents a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and to the general public Skills and Basic Qualifications A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills Works collaboratively with hospital team members Makes decisions confidently and effectively Manages time and tasks appropriately Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth Equal Employment Opportunity It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.