Experienced Associate Veterinarian at Central Coast Pet Emergency in Arroyo Grande, CA. Leadership Opportunities Available.
We are seeking an experienced emergency veterinarian to work at our busy, 5-doctor, 24-hour emergency and critical care facility on California?s idyllic Central Coast. We are open to flexible scheduling; including seasonal 6-month options, month-at-a-time, or other non-traditional options.
At Central Coast Pet Emergency, our goal is to provide outstanding patient and client care. The ideal candidate will have the goal of practicing high quality progressive medicine in an outstanding and modern facility. Additionally, we have highly trained and dedicated technical staff with a fantastic clientele. The clinic has digital radiology, ultrasound, in-house blood gas and IDEXX Catalyst and Procyte lab, large surgical suite, and special procedure suite. There is also a veterinary surgical facility next door and access to a mobile radiologist for emergency ultrasounds. We are looking for an experienced emergency veterinarian to join our growing team. New graduates will also be considered.
We offer a competitive base salary and production percentage, retirement plan, health insurance, liability insurance, paid vacation and CE compensation.
About the Hospital:
Central Coast Pet Hospital & ER is the premier hospital on the Central Coast treating emergencies and critical care cases. We provide the most necessary diagnostic, laboratory, surgical and intensive care services. We take special pride in our facility and our ability to provide optimal care for our patients.
About Arroyo Grande, CA:
Arroyo Grande is located on the beautiful Central Coast of California minutes from Pismo Beach and half way between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Beaches and mountains surround us. In the heart of wine country, there are numerous beautiful music/event venues to attend. Many hiking areas, beach trails and several state parks are within minutes. The area offers a moderate cost of living. We live where most people vacation!
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 veteran.