Civic Feline Clinic is looking for a Managing Veterinarian to join our well-established feline only practice in Walnut Creek, California.
We are dedicated to providing the best possible care for our patients. Our staff is friendly, compassionate, enthusiastic, well-trained, and highly skilled in cat handling and treatment. We take pride in providing high quality medical and surgical care with an emphasis on diagnostic work-ups and client communication. We offer a positive work environment, with long-term employee retention and a loyal, motivated client base. Veterinarians receive a generous compensation package, consistent with our emphasis on healthy work/life balance.
For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.civicfelineclinic.com/
ABOUT THE HOSPITAL:
Modern, well equipped facility includes:
· Large treatment room with dental station, including digital radiograph unit
· Complete in-house Idexx lab; we perform much of our diagnostic testing in house and also work closely with external laboratories for more specialized testing
· Nearby emergency clinic and local veterinary specialists provide referral and after hours support
· Separate boarding and hospitalization areas
· Close to UC Davis for tertiary referral and excellent CE opportunities
ABOUT THE AREA:
Walnut Creek is a beautiful area, located in the East Bay of Northern California, convenient to San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, and San Jose. In the shadow of Mt Diablo, Walnut Creek itself offers many outdoor activities, as well as world class shopping and restaurants. The city also enjoys easy BART and freeway access to the rest of the Bay Area, so professional sports (baseball, football, basketball, hockey, and soccer), collegiate sports (Stanford and Berkeley), and numerous cultural opportunities abound. Snow sports and camping are close by in the stunning Lake Tahoe area, just a couple of hours' drive away. The city is served by three major international airports.
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.