ABQ PetCare in Albuquerque, New Mexico seeks a full-time Associate Veterinarian to join our team! We are a fast-paced, progressive 3-DVM practice seeing small animals and exotics. ABQ PetCare provides walk-in/emergency appointments during our working hours and refers to emergency clinics after hours. We have a staff that is committed to teamwork and have undergone formal veterinary assistant education and/or are registered veterinary technicians.
About the Hospital
Digital radiography and radiologist interpretation services.
Digital Dental radiology
New dental machine and dental equipment
Exotic medical services (training and continuing education available)
Ultrasound and telemedicine
Radiofrequency surgical laser
Class IV therapeutic lasers (Companion Laser)
Advanced anesthetic monitoring equipment: Sevoflurane anesthesia, Cardell unit, Capnography, PulseOx, Oscillometirc blood pressure and Doppler, Esophageal stethoscope
Located in the middle of the Land of Enchantment, ABQ PetCare is in the heart of historic Albuquerque, New Mexico. ABQ PetCare is located in Albuquerque’s Northeast Heights and is within minutes of two veterinary referral practices, major brand shopping centers, restaurants, sporting events, etc. We provide quality veterinary care for a caring, affluent community. Albuquerque is home to the International Balloon Fiesta, multiple state parks, hiking, skiing and day travel. Experience the dunes of White Sands National Monument, take a ride down old Route 66, encounter some aliens in Roswell, visit the ruins of Chaco Canyon, camping at Elephant Butte Lake, or stay the weekend in Santa Fe. Albuquerque, NM is a diverse city with a diverse demographic as well as steady economic growth and development, reasonable cost of living, over 310 days of sunshine/year, rich in culture and community and is one of America’s hidden treasures.
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.
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.