Apple Tree Animal Clinic is seeking an enthusiastic and fun full time veterinarian! We are a small animal practice located in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. Two hours from Baltimore and an hour and a half from DC, the bustling city lights are easily accessible while still living the quiet life. The beautful and historic town of Harper's Ferry is a short drive away. We are also located in the heart of the civil war battlefields with Gettysburg a short drive north and Antietem in our backyard. With a 4 day work week you will have plenty of time to explore the area so bring the family! We find work-life balance is essential to being able to provide the caring and compassionate medicine we strive for.
We are a 1.5 doctor practice that is looking to expand. We are under new ownership that is focused on providing quality medicine while expanding the clinic. While we are currently only offering general medicine to cats and dogs we would ABSOLUTELY love to expand into exotic and pocket pet medicine OR if you have a special interest in orthopedics or a niche aspect of veterinary medicine we are open to new ideas and offering our amazing clients the best of care!
Salary is dependent on experience and negotiable
Experience is preferred, however new graduates would absolutely be considered!
We currently offer: medical benefits, vision and dental benefits, IRA, employee discount, PTO/vacation time, awesome co-workers, the flexibility to practice YOUR medicine, family friend environment and did we mention AWESOME co-workers?
Personal Requirements for the Ideal Candidate
Ability to work as a team member as well as a doctor
Interest in marketing and expansion of practice
Display tact and diplomacy when communicating with staff and clients
Perform basic computer skills -- records are electronic
Energetic and Enthusiast
Passionate about Veterinary Medicine
Provide compassionate care to patients
Works with practice owner to set practice medical policies and procedures in order to offer the best medicine possible
Attend required continueing education.
Communicate objectives, motivate staff, build and maintain morale; maintain core values and standards.
Set an example for the staff when communicating with clients
Promote cooperative working environment among staff members; understand the value of teamwork; show enthusiasm and willingness to perform tasks as necessary to help the practice function as a unit.
Maintain positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
Perform physical examinations using preliminary data provided by the veterinary technicians/assistants; diagnose physical conditions and present diagnostic and treatment alternatives to the client while being sensitive to their emotional as well financial needs
Performs medical, surgical and dental procedures; provides emergency services (when necessary) in accordance with standard of care.
Interpret the results of laboratory procedures and determine the appropriate protocol based on the results; read radiographs and ultrasounds and determine the appopriate protocol based on findings
Promptly and accurately update client records in electronic system