Helmwood Veterinary Clinic in Elizabethtown, KY is seeking a highly motivated Associate Veterinarian to join our team
*Up to $10,000 sign-on/retention bonus and relocation expenses for qualified candidates out of the area
Helmwood Veterinary Clinic is located in Elizabethtown Kentucky, 45 minutes south of Louisville. We are a well-established clinic that has been serving our community for over 40 years. We take pride in being one of the select few of veterinary hospitals in the state that are AAHA accredited. We are looking for an enthusiastic DVM to join our practice. Generous compensation and benefits package include health, vision, dental, AD&D, and life insurance, paid vacation, licensing, dues, and CE.
We are a small animal, 4 doctor, full-service hospital that provides comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care. We provide a broad spectrum of care from preventative care wellness plans, in-house diagnostic laboratory, digital radiology, in-house pharmacy, laser surgery, referral services, minimal emergency after-hours services, grooming and boarding.
Helmwood Veterinary Clinic has a satellite location, North Hardin Veterinary Clinic, located just 15 minutes away in Radcliff, KY. Our team of doctors and staff rotate to both locations to better serve our community.
About Elizabethtown, KY
Elizabethtown is close to many attractions that Kentucky has to offer but far enough away to keep the hustle and bustle on the low end. We are just 45 minutes away from Louisville, where the Kentucky Derby is held. Also near the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green and not far from Abraham Lincoln’s birth place. The Patton Museum, Freeman Lake, Stephen Foster, and many more historical attractions are close by. There is a small community college, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, nearby.
The Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team. All of our DVM’s are part of the DVM Council. They are involved in the decision-making process for the care we provide. They will play an important role in the advancement of patient care, staff leadership, fiscal financial planning, client satisfaction, and practice growth.
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.