Jefferson Animal Hospital and Regional Emergency Center
May 7, 2018
70,000.00 - 135,000.00
Type & Experience Level:
Part Time or Full Time - Any experience level considered
DVM or equivalent
Jefferson Animal Hospital and Regional Emergency Center is a unique 24 hour emergency and wellness practice. Because we are so busy, we are seeking an additional associate veterinarian for our growing AAHA accredited practice in Louisville, KY . www.LouisvilleVets.com. New grads and all experience levels welcome, we extensively train and mentor in-house 24/7. Open 24 hours since 1980 for both emergency and wellness services, our 8,000 +sq ft facility is state of the art equipped with ultrasound, flexible and rigid endoscopy, surgery and therapeutic laser, hyperbaric chamber, digital radiography including dental, surgery suite with all monitors, complete pharmacy including anti-venom. We are the first Regional Animal Blood Bank in Louisville, supplying all our needs and local veterinarians as well. We are fully computerized with Cornerstone which includes a wide array of client and staff friendly options and have computers in every exam room. We are the BEST mentors for new grads you will find anywhere! Our Hospital Director, Dr. Kennedy has been named Kentucky Veterinarian of the year, Business Owner of the Year by NAWBO (National Assoc of Women Business Owners), and Auburn Distinguished Alumni (2018). If are looking for a challenging career in Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery and enjoy working with enthusiastic staff, brilliant doctors and really great medical and surgery cases, then we believe Louisville, KY is the site of the best practice in the country! We are extremely well respected in our community so we are busy all the time with trauma cases, difficult diagnostic cases and then add wellness to that mix for a really interesting caseload. We attract clients who want diagnostic workups and want AAHA level standards of care. And because we offer wellness 24/7, many of our clients are like family and have been bringing their pets to us for decades. We have very well trained staff and our full time veterinarians average a 3-4 day week with challenging diagnostic cases with emphasis on emergencies, internal medicine and surgery. There is no "on call" time ever. When you are off, you are off. But you have the peace of mind knowing that all clients and cases remain in good hands. Our Mission Statement is to provide compassionate, competent veterinary care in an atmosphere of loving concern, 24 hours a day, to our patients and clients. Our Core Values revolve around respect for all, client education as a pillar of our standards, and providing a positive learning and working environment for our employees. We have many long term doctors and staff and would like an individual who plans to stay in Louisville and be part of our community.
Must have excellent communication skills, ability to work well with our team, have a positive professional attitude, be compassionate with clients and have the ability to create excellent electronic medical records. We have a very good mentoring and training program for new graduates. Interest in Emergency Medicine, Surgery and Ultrasound skills would be a plus. Our doctors are never "on call" since we are fully staffed 24 hours. Experienced docs or new graduates welcome to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and Benefits negotiable depending on experience, specific skill set, number and type of shifts worked. Full time Benefits Packages can include medical, life, disability, 401K, paid vacation and CE, paid professional fees including DEA, AVMA, KVMA , AAHA, PLIT.
About Jefferson Animal Hospital and Regional Emergency Center
Jefferson Animal Hospital and Regional Emergency Center has been open 24 hours and AAHA Certified since 1980. We currently have 13 full time and part time Associate Veterinarians and enjoy a very challenging caseload of internal medicine and trauma patients. We also have our core clients who have been patients of our hospital for decades and now their children and grandchildren which makes our practice more enjoyable. Louisville, KY is the home of Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby, Slugger Field baseball, Ohio River Steamboats and the best park system in the nation.