Associate Veterinarian for Companion Animal Clinic
Companion Animal Hospital
Location: Hillsboro, Oregon
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 2595
Companion Animal Clinic, in Hillsboro, Oregon, is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our team.
Companion Animal Hospital is looking for a veterinarian to join our well-established four doctor practice in Hillsboro, Oregon . We are AAHA certified and dedicated to providing the best possible care for our patients. Our staff is friendly, compassionate, enthusiastic and well-trained. We take pride in providing high quality medical care with an emphasis on diagnostic work-ups and client communication. We offer a positive work environment, with long-term employee retention and an emphasis on maintaining a healthy work/life balance. Veterinarians receive a generous compensation package and flexible work schedule.
High-quality ultrasound unit with color doppler capabilities
Surgical suite with advanced anesthetic monitoring
Large treatment area with dental station including high speed dental machine and digital dental radiology
And, most importantly - a well-trained support staff!!
About the Community:
Hillsboro is a very livable community with a diverse population and a moderate cost of living. Located between the beaches to the west and the mountains of the Cascade range to the east, Hillsboro offers easy access to many recreational activities in the beautiful pacific northwest. Snow sports, fishing, hiking, boating, cycling, surfing and camping are within easy reach. The Portland metro area offers world-class restaurants, concerts, arts and cultural events, hip shopping and living districts, professional sports teams, and an international airport.
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 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