The Family Pet Hospital Laser and Wellness Center has been providing top of the line, compassionate veterinary care in our community for 20 years under the same ownership. We are the family's other primary healthy physician and specialize in proactive and comprehensive whole pet care to ensure long and healthy lives for the pets we care for and love. We develop and maintain strong relationships with pet owners, providing them with the peace of mind of knowing that their pets are in competent and caring hands.
We are looking for a talented, passionate Associate Veterinarian to join our growing practice! Interest in surgery, exotics and integrative medicine a definite plus.
Full time preferred but will entertain part time work arrangement.
Our recently expanded beautiful small animal practice offers both medical and surgical treatment (mostly routine, some soft tissue) and includes in-house labs, and digital x-ray, digital dental x-ray, ultrasound, tonometry, CO2 surgical laser, erchonia low level therapeutic laser and Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (VOM).
In addition to performing complete and thorough physical exams and giving detailed and thorough preventive care recommendations, must have surgery experience (experience using a CO2 laser preferred, but not required) and be able to perform the following procedures: lump removals, skin biopsies, dental extractions, umbilical hernia repairs, spaying and neutering, and other soft tissue surgeries/procedures as needed. Experience with treating and performing surgical procedures in exotic pets such as small mammals, birds, reptiles and others is preferred but no required.
Coordinate and implement treatment plans with detailed explanations to client and in medical records. Follow through with patients as needed.
Must possess the knowledge and understanding to direct and supervise anesthesia and sedation as needed.
Manage emergency situations that arise in general practice and assess, stabilize and determine if referral is appropriate or patient can be managed in house and can perform and direct CPR efforts.
Provide estimates for all procedures and ensure that charges are communicated and entered properly.
Take an active role in training and teaching of team members on the floor and working diligently to maintain a cohesive and mutually respectful team with the common goal of improving technical and professional capabilities of every individual on the team.
Required license or certification as a DVM/VMD
Experience as a DVM for 3 or more years preferred
Additional Salary Information: Full time benefits starting after 3 months include health insurance, CE allowance, PTO, simple IRA, MVMA and AAHA dues, professional license and insurance refunded after 1 year and annually thereafter
About The Family Pet Hospital Laser and Wellness Center
The hospital was founded by Dr. Cristina Valas, its current owner in February 1998. It has grown into a busy state of the art, 2-3 veterinarian practice which still retains its family customer care experience and prides itself in providing high end veterinary services such as CO2 laser surgery, digital radiography, dentistry, ultrasonography as well as some alternative treatment modalities such as VOM, cold laser and functional nutrition. A successful member of this team, contributes to its growth and continued development and enhancement.