Veterinarian (DVM) for a busy, AAHA-Accredited Practice in Coastal Virginia
Suffolk Animal Hospital
March 7, 2018
70000.00 - 100000.00
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Any experience level considered
DVM or equivalent
Suffolk Animal Hospital is looking for an easy-going yet driven full-time Veterinarian that is looking to make a difference in their community. We desire a Veterinarian looking to care not only for pets but also their owners. Our close knit, well trained team is looking for a Veterinarian to lead and help them excel as employees. Our practice is in the unique situation of being able to fulfill the needs of a variety of clients and a variety of pets. We offer full service boarding, grooming and veterinary care to both cats and dogs. We work closely with both the local shelters and rescues to provide necessary, lifesaving services, as well as servicing our own clientele while upholding AAHA’s standards of excellence. Our clinic excels in versatility, adaptability and willingness to go the extra mile. We look for innovative solutions to client restrictions, such as adding Wellness Plans, and creative morale boosters for staff members, such as Wine and Paint Nights.
The local community holds our clinic in high regard as we were voted “Local’s Choice- Best Veterinarian/Animal Hospital” for 2015 & 2017 and we are looking for the addition of a veterinarian that is able to meet and exceed that precedence. While we offer competitive pay, flexible benefits and an extensive network of up to date diagnostic equipment at your disposal, what we really offer is comradery, a challenging field of work and a support system you can rely on. We invite you to come experience our clinic- shadow our primary veterinarian, Dr. Amber Carr, or allow us to pay you for your services as a relief veterinarian so that you can see what Suffolk Animal Hospital is all about. We are patiently looking to find a Veterinarian that is not just available right now, but will be the right fit. If this sounds appealing to you, you can reach Megan Waltrip, CVPM for more details at (757) 539-1385 or visit our website at www.suffolkanimalhospital.com
**New graduates are encouraged to apply as Dr. Amber Carr is willing to mentor a new veterinarian as they get established in the field.**
Job requirements include:
Provide Veterinary Medicine to cats and dogs while enhancing the human-animal bond and building a long lasting relationship with the pet owner
Collaborate with the primary veterinarian to establish recommended standards of care while meeting and/or exceeding AAHA standards of care
Participate in community activities including the Charity Dog Wash, Suffolk Humane Society Mutt Strut and our Annual Open House
Contribute to clinic growth through the use of client outreach such as educational handouts, blog posts, Facebook live, etc.
Assist in training new assistants and mentoring established staff
Be an active member of the staff by attending outings, meetings and providing feedback on performance as requested
Continue to enhance your education through online CE, wet labs and mentorship with the primary veterinarian as needed
Promote a cooperative working environment among staff members; understand the value of teamwork; show enthusiasm and willingness to perform as necessary to help the practice function as a unit
Maintain a positive, cooperative relationship with other employees, management, and outside vendors.
Additional Salary Information: Salary vs. ProSal negotiable
About Suffolk Animal Hospital
Suffolk Animal Hospital is a full-service AAHA-Accredited Veterinary Clinic offering Veterinary Services including preventative care, diagnostics, treatment and palliative care. Our facility includes an independent surgical suite, treatment area featuring both a dry and wet table with digital dental radiography, an in-house Idexx integrated laboratory including Catalyst analyzer, Lasercyte, UA analyzer, Sedivue and multiple Snap-pro machines, a radiology room for digital radiographs, and a full boarding suite. Both Adaptil and Feliway pheromones are used throughout the clinic and an emphasis is placed on low stress handling techniques. Our focus is on small animals and we operate on an appointment basis Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm and Saturday 8am to 12pm without any additional on-call or emergency hours. Our promise to our clients is "Our family values your family" and we were voted the Local's Choice for Best Veterinarian/Animal Hospital in 2015 & 2017 and Best Dog Groomer in 2017. More information can be found on our website at www.suffolkanimalhospital.com.