Veterinarian for busy Norwalk Animal Hospital (Signing Bonus Available)
Dr. Harlan McLaughlin, of the Norwalk Animal Hospital located in historic and affluentFairfield County, Connecticut is seeking a part-time or full-time energetic veterinarian to join his progressive and growing practice. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in medicine, be client-oriented with strong client education skills, and be a dedicated, enthusiastic team player.
Norwalk Animal Hospital is a privately owned, AAHA accredited small animal practice serving the veterinary needs of pet owners since 1980. Our team has a strong partnership with clients built on clear, consistent communication and education. The Norwalk Animal Hospital has a loyal following among our extended pet families as shown in our client's generousreviews & testimonials. We are a well-established, family owned practice with a diverse caseload. We practice quality medicine in a modern, warm and friendly facility.
We are located in Connecticut’s beautiful Gold Coast and have deep roots in the Norwalk Community. Norwalk is a shoreline town along the L.I sound with a growing and diverse business community, several parks, beaches, hiking and biking trails to enjoy and explore. We are approximately 40 miles northeast of New York City with plenty of entertainment possibilities nearby.
We collaborate with specialists in multiple fields through referrals, as well as through visiting specialists. Our close proximity to several large 24-hour referral and emergency centers allows us to offer our staff the family friendly benefits of no after-hours emergencies, and no on-call scheduling. Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (CUVS) is less than 20 minutes away, while the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University is also only 2 hours away.
We focus on a very high standard of medicine while working with the client to develop a manageable patient care plan. Our hospital stresses preventive care, dentistry, exceptional medical workups & treatments, surgery, as well as rehabilitation, behavior and nutrition counseling. Our full service on-site canine rehabilitation service includes a therapeutic laser and an underwater treadmill. Our hospital also offers grooming, boarding, and a fear free certified staff.
Our staff to doctor ratio is approximately 5:1. Our normal work schedules are flexible and feature no emergency on-call duty. Our technical staff includes Credentialed Veterinary Technicians, and Veterinary Technicians. Our hospital has a history of very low staff turnover due to the importance we place on work-life balance and maintaining an atmosphere of kindness and respect. We offer a fun, collaborative, patient oriented and supportive environment. Our staff is encouraged to grow professionally and there are abundant opportunities for CE and mentorship.
We are looking for just the right individual with 2+ years of experience in general medicine and surgery to join our dynamic and compassionate team, and will consider recent graduates with exceptional medicine and communication skills. The right candidate will have a strong interest in medicine, be client-oriented, have strong client education skills, and be a team player. The position requires a minimum of 26 hours per week, but full-time is preferred in order to keep up with our growing clientele.
* Motivated new and recent graduates are also encouraged to apply. You’ll be part of an amazing team that is passionate about our patients and our practice. Surgical proficiency with spays, neuters, mass removals and dentistry is highly valued.
You need to be a person of good character, customer service oriented, hard-working, detail oriented, thorough, timely, a good communicator, friendly, teachable, and obviously a pet lover!
Our benefits package includes: Competitive Salary with Bonus, Health Insurance, Retirement Plan, Personal Pet Discounts, Generous PTO & Sick Time Offerings, Continuing Education (CE) Allowance, Veterinarian Membership Dues and Licensing Fees, and a fantastic staff to work with.
* All applications will be treated as confidential.
* We will only be able to personally respond to qualified candidates.
* A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM or VMD) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
* Licensure in good standing and eligibility to practice Veterinary Medicine in the State of Connecticut.
* Professional comportment and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, friendly attitude.
* The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members.
* Respect for and willingness to work with clients and their pets.
* A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
* The successful candidate must be able to pass a professional background check and drug test.
Additional Salary Information:
Compensation is negotiable and dependent upon experience.
Internal Number: NAH-DVM
About Norwalk Animal Hospital c/o Burzenski & Company, P.C.
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