Jefferson Animal Hospital, located in Baton Rouge, LA, is looking for a Part-Time Associate Veterinarian to join our team!
Jefferson Animal Hospital is a well-established small animal practice in Baton Rouge! We offer Gold Standard Care to all of our patients and believe in going above and beyond for our clients. We’re looking for a part-time doctor to join our positive, family oriented practice! Someone who is very passionate about superior care, is flexible and positive would be a great fit. No on call or emergency hours.
Our practice has digital radiography, digital dental radiography, ultrasound, acupuncture services, surgical suite, laser therapy, in house labs, and nearby referral clinic and ER practices. We’re centrally located in Baton Rouge, close to the interstate and LSU.
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 LA.
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.
If you are looking for an excellent practice, with unmatched growth potential, we want to hear from you! Please apply today!