We are looking for an Associate Veterinarian to join our small animal only practice in Tallahassee, FL. We encourage new and recent graduates to apply. We pride ourselves on mentoring new/recent graduates to help prepare them for life as a general practitioner. We are constantly adding new therapies, new medications, and new equipment to stay current. We have new in-house labs, digital dental and survey radiography, new surgical monitoring equipment and warming units to name a few. We have a great support staff of well-trained technicians and receptionists that allow you to be the doctor. The most important factor that separates us from all other clinics is we will put you in an environment for success. We will spend the necessary time that you need to feel confident being a veterinarian. Tallahassee is a great college town and is just a short drive to the coast. Our compensation package includes above average base salary, a moving bonus (paid up front), a production bonus at the end of the year, CE stipend/AVMA/PLIT/DEA dues when needed, health insurance and paid vacation.
In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with our two current Doctors and supporting medical staff. This individual advances the quality of medicine in the practice and provides exceptional client service to our clients and patients.
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 FL.
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
Open to Internship Trained or 1 year experience. New Grads considered.
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.
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About Oakwood Animal Hospital (FL)
Our Why: For the love of animals and the people who love them.
Our Mission: To improve the comfort and well-being of pets by providing progressive and compassionate care. We develop a community of animal hospitals and pet resorts that share knowledge to achieve sustainable growth.
Our Values: We value teamwork, integrity, service excellence, innovation and goal orientation.