Appalachian Animal Hospital in scenic Elkins, WV is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our team.
*No emergency, no holidays, sign-on bonus or relocation bonus is available, fantastic work-life balance!!*
We are a busy full-service and progressive 4 doctor small animal practice with continuous growth. The majority of our patients are canine and feline, but we also treat the occasional exotic (exotics interests/experience is not required). We focus on offering a wide range of services, building a strong culture for our team and patients, and provide exceptional client service. Our facility, custom-built in 2014, is a state of the art 6,200 square foot clinic with 4 exam rooms, spacious treatment area, fully-equipped surgical suite with 2 surgery tables, crematorium, and robust boarding and grooming.
More about our hospital:
A wide range of surgical procedures including: soft tissue, ortho, and dentistry
Work-life balance is very important to us, therefore we are very flexible with scheduling. Our full-time Doctors typically work around 32-35 hours per week, and we are able to offer you the same, less, or more. We are open from 8 am-7 pm (Mon-Thurs), 8 am-5 pm (Friday), and 8 am-12 pm on Saturday. The bulk of our schedule is split into shifts. You have the option to work full days or 4-5 hour half-day shifts. We do require that you join in on our Saturday rotation, which is approximately 1 shift per every 3-4 weeks. No Sunday hours, no emergency, and no holidays.
We are a busy hospital and almost always have a full day of patients. We prefer appointments but do see the occasional walk-in. With our patient volumes, a new doctor will easily be able to build their clientele.
About the area:
Our town is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast—perfectly set between two ski resorts, and only an hour away from Snowshoe Mountain (the premier ski resort in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic and an IMBA Bronze Mountain Biking Destination). Snowshoe Mountain was home of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Finals and it is right in our back yard. Elkins also offers a plethora of hiking, fishing, and camping. We are also surrounded by infinite biking possibilities boasting a variety of terrain. In addition to the endless outdoor offerings, our region is rich with history and art, museums, historic buildings, and one-of-a-kind: pottery, jewelry, paintings, wines, craft beers, and locally owned eateries.
We are open to any experience level and very supportive of our Associates interests. We offer a wide range of services and are always open to adding additional services to support our clients. We also love to teach/mentor, so new graduates are welcome to apply! The ideal candidate is passionate about practicing high-quality medicine, possesses great communication skills, good time management skills, energetic, fun-loving, and good interpersonal skills.
Competitive Compensation package and Benefits:
Paid Time Off for Vacation/Sick
Annual CE Funds and Time Off
Licensure, DEA, professional membership reimbursement
Internal Number: 4139
About Appalachian Animal Hospital
The veterinary profession isn’t like any other—it’s the only field predicated on the love of a patient who can’t tell you what’s hurting and can only look to you for help. It takes a special kind of person to do that job, or the jobs supporting that job. NVA doesn’t create those special people—we find them, cultivate them, and give them resources and opportunities to do what only they can do. Whether treating patients, managing a pet resort, or serving hospitals from NVA’s Support Center, NVA’s animal professionals are caring people, united by a love of animals. NVA is proud to honor that connection and is committed to serving our team members by providing them with the tools, support, and freedom to be the professionals they’ve always wanted to be.