The Practice: Briargate Boulevard Animal Hospital operates with the fundamental philosophies that pet owners are integral members of the care team, that veterinary visits should be as low-stress and comfortable as possible for both patients and clients and that the members of our care team are our most valuable business asset. We take time to build rapport and relationships with our clients and to know their stories, and we are implementing Fear Free principles to reduce our patients’ fear, stress and anxiety to the maximum extent possible. Our practice boasts digital radiography, digital dental radiography, ultrasound, in-house laboratory, a spacious surgery suite, and a dedicated, motivated support team! We enjoy excellent working relationships with veterinary specialists in the local community and refer all after-hours care to nearby veterinary emergency hospitals. Modern IT infrastructure and AviMark software allow us to operate as a paper-light hospital. We are completing renovations to better leverage our 4300 square feet of space and incorporate Fear-Free principles into the hospital environment.
The Ideal Candidate: Our new doctor must have a passion for animals and the veterinary profession, enjoy building client relationships and recognize the value of minimizing patient fear, anxiety and stress during veterinary visits. Fear-Free Professional certification or the willingness to obtain this certification is required. The successful candidate will always recommend gold standard care, yet be willing to work within clients’ individual circumstances to maximize the pet’s well-being. It is crucial to respect the varied opinions of owners and to educate owners without argument or judgement. Our new doctor must be able and willing to exemplify our core values of Choose Happy, Own It and Care. At least two years of experience and the ability to perform routine soft tissue and dental surgery round out the profile of our ideal candidate.
The Benefits: We offer negotiable pro-sal or production-based compensation, health/vision/dental insurance, paid time off, paid CE, simple IRA with employer matching, liability insurance, state and DEA license fees, association dues (national, state and local), and zero after-hours or emergency on-call duty!
The Colorado Springs Area: Ranked fifth on the 2016 U.S. News & World Report list of “Best Places to Live,” Colorado Springs is an active and pet-friendly city that enjoys 300+ days of sunshine each year and beautiful mountain views! The city population of just under 500,000 provides many big city amenities and conveniences while maintaining a smaller-town feel. Expansive city parks offer easy access for a run/hike/bike before or after work. A short drive into the Rocky Mountains opens up endless outdoor opportunities: hiking, biking, skiing/riding, camping, fishing, rock climbing, four-wheeling, running, even sailing! The area boasts excellent public schools as well as numerous private schools, and a wide variety of youth sports opportunities abound.
Briargate Boulevard Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, 2.5 doctor practice on the north side of Colorado Springs. We enjoy an excellent clientele and strive to deliver high quality, personalized, friendly care to every pet and person who comes through our door. Our 4,300 square foot hospital is located in an established residential area of highly desirable Academy School District 20 and is und...ergoing renovations to make the veterinary experience more comfortable and less stressful for both our clients and our patients. We enjoy close working relationships with multiple specialty practices in the area and refer all after-hours care to nearby emergency hospitals. At the core of our management philosophy is the belief that our team members are our most valuable asset and deserve to be appreciated and cultivated. Work/life balance is a key priority and we all enjoy lives outside of the hospital. The city of Colorado Springs offers numerous cultural events and recreational opportunities during our 300 days of sunshine each year. For more information on the area, please visit coloradosprings.gov.