VPC Renton is seeking a part time Associate Veterinarian to join our team in South Seattle.
We are a fun, fast-paced clinic dedicated to providing high quality veterinary care to small animals. We have a highly trained team of veterinary technicians and assistants who support our veterinarians in providing the best medical, surgical and dental care to our patients. Our doctors and staff have updated Value Pet Clinic's Standard of Care and have put a new emphasis on preventative care medicine with our clients. Our established leadership encourages growth and fosters a supportive learning environment. We are seeking to add a part-time Associate Veterinarian to work out of our Renton location 2 days per week. We offer a flexible schedule, above average base salary, as well as production-based pay. We also offer opportunities to learn new skills to benefit our clientele, and are gearing up for a hospital-wide intensive dental workshop. Come join our team and see what the Value Pet experience is all about!
Please visit us on our website www.valuepetclinic.com or check out our Facebook page.
ABOUT THE HOSPITAL
Digital dental radiology
In-house labs, as well as IDEXX referral labs
Collaboration with a board certified canine and feline specialist who performs orthopedic surgeries at our location
Paper lite clinic
Surgical suite with two tables and a prep table
Large treatment area
About Renton, WA:
Nestled just south of downtown Seattle, Renton is the proud home of the 2013 Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks! We have more than 25 parks and trails to explore throughout the city. Nearby activities in South King County include Emerald Downs, Wild Waves Theme Park, and the Museum of Flight. From hiking the rugged Cascade Mountains to swimming with dolphins in the Puget Sound, there are endless activities in Washington State!
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
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 v