F/T or P/T associate veterinarian with ownership option wanted in Orange, California, 20min from Newport beach at a rapidly growing practice that has a special interest in the brachycephalic breeds (especially bulldogs) and regenerative medicine. We work closely with Southern California Bulldog Rescue, sheltering, treating, and helping with adoption events. Surgical experience and proficiency in spay, neuters & general mass removals, abscess & laceration repairs is a must. We have an amazing team that all share a passion of helping educate clients, provide excellent medical care and services to their pets. Trained RVT on staff to perform dental prophy’s and extractions. We invite you to spend a paid day with our team, scrub into surgeries and work closely with our trained RVT and technician assistants! Our hospital provides a great working environment and is rapidly expanding so now is the perfect time to join our team!
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.
Small Animal Hospital, in Orange, CA. Compassionate care for your animal companion is the cornerstone of Vet4HealthyPet. Our hospital was founded by Dr. Roy Kraemer, a vet with over 20 years of experience and a recognized authority in treating bulldogs. Dr. Kraemer serves the bulldog community at his hospital, as well as in-need rescue bullies, mostly under the love and care of the "Southern California Bulldog Rescue" (SCBR), one of the largest nonprofit bully rescue organizations in the U.S.