Have you ever wanted to use the phrase: "I live where people vacation"? Well, this is your chance! Located in North East Florida, the town of Fernandina Beach is one of the best kept secrets on the First Coast. And as luck would have it, the Fernandina Beach Animal Clinic is looking for its newest Associate Veterinarian. Established in 1990, this state of the art clinic is the premier veterinary practice in Nassau County. Our roster of 5 established veterinarians and our 25 experienced team members, offer the perfect opportunity for a new graduate Veterinarian looking for mentorship and career development, or an experience doctor wanting to hit the ground running. This growing and thriving practice is looking for an energetic and passionate pet advocate that will help us increase our ability to service our expanding community. The ideal candidate should have a collaborative attitude, a passion for improving and reaching the highest standards of care, and the ability to adapt to the rapid changes in the veterinary industry. We invite you to check us out and discover all that the Fernandina Beach Animal Clinic has to offer. The 10 miles of pristine coastline, the endless dinning opportunity and the charm of our magical town are included in all job offers. Come thrive with us!
In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with our two current Doctors 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 FL
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
Desire to move into a Managing Veterinarian role
Open to Internship Trained or 1 year experience. New Grads considered.
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.