Oakwood Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our small animal practice in Tallahassee, FL. Our three-doctor practice has all you need to practice the best medicine - our hospital is equipped with in-house labs, digital dental and survey radiography, new surgical monitoring equipment and warming units to name a few. Oakwood Animal Hospital is a supportive environment for our doctors. We support your clinical interests and welcome adding new therapies, new medications, and new equipment to stay current. We have a dedicated, tenured, and skilled support staff of technicians and receptionists that allow you to be the doctor. Our team is like a family. We enjoy working and having fun together. Team building events and celebrating each other’s milestones and successes is important to us. Most important, Oakwood Animal Hospital is an environment where you can learn and grow, be successful, pursue your interests, and enjoy work-life balance! We encourage experienced or new/recent graduates to apply. We pride ourselves on mentoring new/recent graduates to help prepare them for life as a general practitioner.
What you will do:
The Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who collaborates directly with our current Doctors and supporting medical staff. This individual advances the quality of medicine in the practice and provides exceptional client service to our clients and patients by:
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.
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in FL.
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
What you’ll enjoy:
Tallahassee is a lively college town with unique shops and diverse restaurants. Sports lovers can enjoys college sports year around like football and basketball. The housing in Tallahassee varies from luxury apartment communities, rural homes, and planned suburban communities. New shopping malls and boutique shops and plenty of festivals and concerts for entertainment. We also have excellent schools for families. Some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches are an easy day trip away and nearby rivers and parks offer fun outdoor activities.
NVA General Practice is a leading veterinary community of over 1,200 independently managed hospitals united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Committed to serving the needs of pet owners in local communities around the world, NVA General Practice is driven by a mission to improve the comfort and well-being of pets through progressive and compassionate care.
Our network of hospitals creates an integrated community of medical expertise and collaboration, enabling continuous growth and learning for our animal care teams.
For more information, visit www.nva.com.