Associate Veterinarian - The Critter Doctor Sign on Bonus and Relocation Offered AAHA Accredited
The Critter Doctor
Location: Kirkland , Washington
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Sign-On Bonus and Relocation Support Offered!
Our Critter Doctor medical team is driven to provide compassionate, comprehensive veterinary care to companion pets with an emphasis on exceptional client service and quality medicine. We pride ourselves in our unique approach to patient care because we offer advanced services such as rehabilitation and wellness care. We bring over 25 years of veterinary experience to the table to serve our community's beloved pets.
Critter Doctor Animal Hospital was named Best Kirkland Vet in 2015 by the Kirkland Reporter. We are proud to have won this twice in the last five years and are committed to continuing to exceed our clients expectations.
We also understand that in order to serve the needs of the pets, we need to make sure we are serving our Veterinarians in a way that feels both fulfilling and exciting. Our hospital team works to support each other so that our doctors can keep the focus sharp on the medicine!
The person we are looking for is someone who is not only wholeheartedly passionate, driven, and eager to make a difference in our profession, but who desires to be a part of something more.
Builds rapport with clients by gathering information, 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.
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.
Quarterly Production Bonus with no negative accrual
Flexible schedules to meet your individual need
Over one month of Paid Time Off (including holidays/sick pay)
A flexible CE allowance designed to fit any stage of your career
Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Health Savings Account with $500 put in yearly
DEA and State License coverage
Professional liability included
Health care plans for two pets
We’re so grateful for the recognition we’ve received this past year from Inc. Magazine for making a difference in our community and also being named one of America’s Best Startup Employers by Forbes. We believe this people-first approach has made a huge difference in the lives of our teams, clients, and pets, the communities we serve, and the health of our practice. It’s a great time to be part of the WellHaven family of hospitals! Perhaps it’s a great time for you to consider joining us?
WellHaven is a small family of practices. WellHaven Pet Health helps veterinarians and their teams succeed both personally and professionally. We value our medical teams and strive to support everyone - every day. Our focus on personal growth, practice support, and life balance provide the framing of the relationship we want to have with our hospital staff.' ' COVID-19 Precaution(s):
Remote interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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Doctor of veterinary medicine degree.
Appropriate state licensure.
Strong affinity for animals.
Ability to make prudent decisions regarding the welfare and well-being of animals.
Outstanding communication skills.
Excellent people skills.
Outstanding organizational skills.
Undeterred by being scratched, bitten, or exposed to infectious diseases, and resilient to noise.
WellHaven is hiring!
Whether you are looking for a full-time career, part-time job or prefer to work on an “as needed” basis, WellHaven offers an opportunity you won’t get anywhere else!
Learn more about WellHaven at https://wellhavenpethealth.com/