At VitalPet, our clients are family. Our doctors and staff are passionate, committed, and care about the well-being of both pets and their owners. Our veterinarians and team members are pets lovers too. Each VitalPet animal hospital maintains the high-quality standards and core values that VitalPet stands for, and continues to practice veterinary medicine services in their own notable uniqueness and expertise, all within their local communities. We trust our veterinarians to make the best medical decisions for their patients, and we do not require that they follow a formula. At VitalPet, we place the focus on celebrating and protecting the lifelong love of pets.
Responsibilities and Duties
Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries.
Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, performing surgery, or other therapies.
Inoculate animals against various diseases.
Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis.
Perform laboratory procedures and diagnostic tests, including parasitology, hematology and urinalysis.
Operate diagnostic equipment, such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment, and interpret the resulting images.
Administer anesthetics, perform surgery, and monitor patients during surgery and recovery with the assistance of the technical team.
Follow discharge guidelines for hospitalized and post-surgery patients and treatment plan guidelines for clients to ensure proper patient treatment in the home environment including client follow up post hospitalization.
Answer client questions and provide education on various aspects of animal care and treatment. Advise animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, and general care necessary to promote health of their pets.
Educate the public about diseases that can be spread from animals to humans.
Call back/follow-up with clients; recommend medical progress visits when appropriate.
Humanely euthanize animals when it has been mutually agreed upon by the patient’s owner.
Document actions by completing forms, reports, logs and patient records.
Train and supervise team members who handle and care for animals; as needed.
Deal with clients and employees in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism.
Provide guidance and leadership to the healthcare team that will positively influence the level of care and service provided to the clients and patients of VitalPet.
Participate in business development as instructed by management and/or ownership.
Attend monthly team meetings and other pertinent in-house training.
Perform other duties assigned
Qualifications and Skills
Valid and in good standing licensed veterinarian within the state of the clinic/ hospital you are applying for.
Privilege and DEA licenses.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D, Supplemental
Job Type: Full-time
VitalPet is composed of a select group of high-quality animal hospitals. We only work with the “best of the best” in veterinary medicine and we pride ourselves in the level of veterinary care we provide to our patients.Our animal hospitals form a dependable and advanced network of both doctors and facilities. With locations throughout the country, our clients have access to the best doctors who regularly rely on their VitalPet veterinary peer network to share knowledge, experience, and best practices. This allows our veterinarians to deliver the highest quality care for all of our patients and their owners.Each animal hospital maintains the high-quality standards and core values that VitalPet stands for, and continues to practice veterinary medicine services in their own notable uniqueness and expertise, all within their local communities. We trust our veterinarians to make the best medical decisions for their patients, and we do not require that they follow a “hand book.”At VitalPet, our clients are family. Our doctors and staff are passionate, committed, and care about the wellbeing of both your pets and your family. Our vets and staff are pets lovers, too. At VitalPet, the love of animals is what gets us up every day.