Veterinarian at AAHA-Accredited practice in the Great Smoky Mountains!
The Animal Hospital of Waynesville
October 5, 2017
Waynesville, North Carolina
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Any experience level considered
DVM or equivalent
The Animal Hospital of Waynesville, located in Waynesville, NC, is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our practice!
Waynesville, NC is a lovely mountain town in Western North Carolina in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. It is our mission to enhance the quality of life of pets and their owners by offering the highest quality compassionate medical care our client’s desire. The ideal candidate for this position is a doctor who is passionate about their work, enjoys working with a team and wants to provide the highest standards of care to our patients. We feel fortunate to provide the level of veterinary care in this community that we do, while having lots of exceptional outdoor activities in our backyard.
About Animal Hospital of Waynesville:
We are a 5-doctor, progressive, and paper light practice that offers state-of-the-art medical care
Fully equipped In-house laboratory, as well as Idexx referral laboratory
Digital Radiology equipment
Dental Services including Digital Dental Radiology
Up to date anesthesia and surgical equipment
Good working relationship with specialists in Asheville and Greenville
Our existing doctors have a lot of experience and are very willing to share their knowledge and collaborate on cases. They are happy to assist when asked, while encouraging new associates' independence. The collegial atmosphere is exceptional.
We are willing to explore new ideas in medical procedures and pharmacology, and have an expansive in-house pharmacy, as well as a local pharmacy available for specialty compounding and an online pharmacy.
Although the majority of our practice is small companion animal, we also offer some basic exotic medicine.
Waynesville is a small but cosmopolitan community located about 25 miles west of Asheville in the heart of Western North Carolina. We are in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, making it a great place for hiking, fishing, camping and other outdoor activities. There is also a ski area for winter sports. In addition, we have a number of art galleries and specialty shops, a very active award winning Community Theater, an active arts council, wonderful breweries, restaurants and a vibrant downtown.
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 NC.
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.
If you are looking for an excellent practice, with unmatched growth potential, we want to hear from you! Please apply today!