Spanaway Veterinary Clinic, in Spanaway WA, is looking for a dynamic addition to our solid team.
We are a fast-paced, 2 1/2 DVM practice seeing small animals and exotics. We provide scheduled and walk-in/emergency appointments during our working hours and refer to emergency clinics after hours. We have a staff that is committed to teamwork. Our veterinary team consists of a group of people that truly believe in pet medicine and for us, it's more than a job; it's a way of life!
About the Hospital:
Four exam rooms, treatment/recovery area, surgery suite, dental/prep area, radiology room, isolation room, boarding and grooming.
About Spanaway, WA.
We are located in the heart of western Washington in the beautiful pacific northwest. About 15 miles south of Tacoma, we offer the small town feel, within range of the glow of big city lights. The perfect location for outdoor enthusiasts, hikers, campers, fishers, bikers - you name it - we love it too!
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 CA.
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!
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