Veterinarian opening at our Exotics/GP small animal hospital in Buffalo New York
All Creatures Animal Hospital
Location: East Amherst, New York
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 12014
All Creatures Animal hospital is a well-established, busy practice which has sustained incredible growth over the past 19 years. We provide primary care, soft tissue surgery, dental procedures, limited emergency service, avian and exotic specialty pet care, and zoo animal pet care to a city population of approximately 260,000. We currently have 3 doctors on staff and 7 licensed veterinary technicians.
We are looking for a Veterinarian who thrives in a busy environment and is flexible. Interest in exotics is preferred however not required. Must have a license in good standing in New York State.
We have all the amenities of a big city without the hassles. We have very short commute times, a variety of neighborhoods, amazing food, distinct architecture, two professional sports teams, and low cost of living. We are located near two great lakes and are 2 short hours from Toronto, Canada.
In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Managing Doctor 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 the state in which applicant is to be employed.
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
Skills and Qualifications:
Candidate must be a graduate from an AVMA accredited college or have successfully passed the ECFVG certification program or the PAVE certification. License in good standing to practice in New York State.
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, Gulf War or other veteran.
NVA General Practice is a leading veterinary community of over 1,200 independently managed hospitals united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Committed to serving the needs of pet owners in local communities around the world, NVA General Practice is driven by a mission to improve the comfort and well-being of pets through progressive and compassionate care.
Our network of hospitals creates an integrated community of medical expertise and collaboration, enabling continuous growth and learning for our animal care teams.
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