Countryside Veterinary Clinic (CVC) is seeking qualified candidates to join our family of mixed animal veterinary clinics in Upstate New York. The ideal small animal candidate will want to work in an environment that offers a blend of commitment to providing quality medicine and surgery services to all companion animal patients and their owners while meeting the needs of a rural population in our multi-clinic practice. Large animal candidates should have strong interest and skill level in production dairy medicine and willingness to work with equine and small ruminant patients. Upcoming or Recent Graduates, or Experienced Practitioners are Encouraged to Apply.
Benefits of Working at CVC:
We offer a very competitive Salary and Benefits Package. We also offer
Sign on Bonus, College Loan Repayment, Continuing Education Package,
All of which can be discussed in further detail.
Flexible Work Week Schedule – Recognizing thatproviding care to our patients and families is not always “bankers hours”, we work with our doctors to provide a flexible schedule that offers an improved work-life balance, reduced stress and burnout, and improved job satisfaction.
SUPPORTED Shared On-Call to best balance patient needs in a rural community and quality of life for our professional staff. Our practice stands out in the community because we are willing to serve our clients and patients even when medical needs arise outside of regular business hours. We utilize MyPetDoc Partner (Telehealth Triage Roll-over & After-Hours Service) to lessen call volume and support our doctors and licensed technicians.
Mentorship and Support - Mentorship from experienced doctors, with daily dialogue on cases and monthly meetings as a group to discuss cases and share CE. Our doctors and staff offer constant help and support as needed, including flexible exam room appointment time slots to allow more time if needed until proficient and comfortable. Ambulatory clinicians will provide sufficient training to new associates before being sent on calls solo and will provide ongoing support as needed.
Externships are also available for current enrolled students. A veterinarian externship offers a holistic learning experience that combines practical skills development, networking opportunities, and exposure to various aspects of veterinary medicine, contributing significantly to a student's overall education and readiness for a career in veterinary practice.
Caseload Variety and Experience – Our commitment to meeting the needs of all our clients leads to a natural variety of cases. Supported by existing staff, there is no better place to come and gain the overall experience you desire, including medical and surgical workups, in addition to wellness exams, and emergency/urgent care skills. Regular schedule of routine surgery; more advanced surgery will be scheduled as associate desires; experienced clinician will be on site available to assist as needed (no solo surgery until associate and mentor feel comfortable with skills). All four hospitals are equipped with in-house CBC and Chemistry/T4/Cortisol/Progesterone and Urinalysis capabilities (Idexx ). Our full-service clinics are equipped with digital radiograph equipment and two locations have Companion Therapeutic Laser. The Lowville clinic is equipped with Oncura Ultrasound system, which is not only state of the art equipment, but also direct real-time support from licensed ultra-sonographers to obtain diagnostic ultrasound scans (through webcam) and access to team of board-certified radiologists to assist with interpretation. We are also equipped with surgical monitoring equipment and intravenous fluid pumps. Referral centers are within a reasonable commute.
Large Animal trucks are equipped with necessary equipment and inventory including rectal ultrasound for herd health services.
Young Professional Community – Lewis County has established a thriving atmosphere for young professionals outside of work. Through local organizations like the Lewis County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Academy, Lewis County Emerging Professionals young professionals are encouraged to get involved and make a difference in the local area where they live and work. We support and believe in the future growth of the groups and their mission.
Recreational Paradise – Located short drives from the Adirondack Mountains, The Thousand Islands and St. Lawrence River and the Tug Hill, there is access to 4-seasons of outdoor activities (hiking, skiing, snow shoeing, swimming, camping, fishing, boating, biking, off roading, and snowmobiling). This is all blended with the most beautiful and safe areas of New York, a very affordable cost of living, great school systems, and the best of a small-town lifestyle that is exemplified by caring and friendly neighbors.
Family of Veterinary Clinics – Our “Family” of Veterinary Clinics offers an atmosphere of support and caring in which to hone one’s excellent skills in patient care and develop understanding of client dynamics. We are committed to providing opportunities to meet new acquaintances and associates to achieve a work/life balance.
Countryside Veterinary Clinic (CVC) is proud to be the largest provider of mixed animal veterinary services in the north country of New York State. Located in the western foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, CVC provides quality companion animal services at four hospital locations (Lowville, Carthage, Boonville, Otter Lake) and serves dairy, beef, equine and small ruminant clients in a four county region whose major industry is agriculture. We are a large family of doctors, licensed veterinary technicians, client care specialists and kennel staff members ready to welcome and mentor our next team member!