Bay Pines Veterinary Clinic is located in the heart of beautiful northern Michigan. We are a busy, two-clinic, practice that treats most small animals and exotic pets. We are seeking an experienced or new graduate associate veterinarian that is interested in practicing a high level of medicine. Our ideal candidate will demonstrate strong communication skills and have an interest in soft tissue surgery, with added experience or interest in orthopedics a plus (not required). If you have an interest in Orthopedics, we are happy to teach! Our clients are very motivated to do most of what we would recommend, making practice at Bay Pines very rewarding. In addition, we have an exceptional support team in place which makes work both efficient and enjoyable.
We offer great benefits, CE, and vacation days, with a highly competitive salary negotiated upon experience. All 5 doctors work 4 days per week, rotating equally for emergency work, weekends, and holidays.
Our hospital is well-equipped with:
Digital Radiography | Digital Dental Radiography | New High-speed Dental Equipment | Ultrasound | Cutting CO2 Laser | Cold Therapy Laser | Complete In-house Laboratory | Dedicated Surgical Suite | Busy Attached Boarding/Daycare/Grooming Facility
For more information, please visit our website: http://www.baypinesvet.net/
About our Community:
We are located in the festive resort town of Harbor Springs on Lake Michigan which is surrounded by beautiful woods & waterways, interesting shops, restaurants, and microbreweries. Outdoor enthusiasts are able to enjoy downhill skiing, cross-country ski trails, mountain biking trails, the beautiful North Country Trail for hiking, and unlimited options for boating! In addition, Harbor Springs is an excellent home for hunters and fisherman alike.
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 of Michigan.
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
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.