Associate Veterinarian in Shippensburg, PA - Offering a $10,000 Sign On Bonus
Shippensburg Animal Hospital
February 14, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
Canine, Feline, Equine, Bovine, Ovine/Caprine, Exotic/Avian, Other
DVM or equivalent
We are currently seeking a dynamic and dedicated Associate Veterinarian to join our family! We have been proudly serving our community for over 50 years. We are pleased to offer our small animal patients a comprehensive pharmacy, Idexx laboratory, digital radiography, cold laser therapy, orthopedics, and ultrasound all in?house. For our large animal clients we offer dairy herd production medicine, computerized herd health services, emergency coverage, as well as bovine and equine reproductive services with ultrasound.
The Associate veterinarian is an integral member of the healthcare team. Duties and responsibilities include:
Work with the managing veterinarian to establish and implement the policies which allow us to provide excellent customer service and patient care.
Responsible for all medical, surgical and dental procedures performed in the hospital.
Are involved in the evaluation of new products, the implementation of new medical procedures and equipment and the development of new business strategies.
Help to supervise the healthcare team and they must be leaders by following hospital policies and creating a positive work environment.
Supervise and work closely with the veterinary technicians to provide excellent patient care. Develop training programs and continuing education to improve their job skills.
Work with the Client Care Team to improve client communication and satisfaction.
Assist in development of and abide by protocols for computer software accessible and cooperative with the staff while maintaining an appropriate professional relationship with them.
Work to understand the financial goals of the hospital by understanding the principles of veterinary hospital economics.
Help the practice owners and management develop strategies to improve the productivity of the productivity goals for the hospital and strive to attain them.
Help develop programs to attract and retain new clients.
Communicate compassionately and effectively with clients. Present all treatment options and help clients make informed decisions based on the medical facts. Alternative treatment plans must be developed in cases with financial constraints. Always be sensitive to the emotional needs of the clients.
Be an ambassador for the hospital. Participate in community activities which involve pets and veterinary medicine.
Be active in professional organizations which promote veterinary medicine.
Qualified candidates will possess:
DVM or VMD degree.
A current Pennsylvania license
A desire to work with clients delivering consistent quality of medical care to our patients.
Refined surgical skills
A proven track record of collaboration and leadership
This position includes regular day, evening, and Saturday Shifts. We offer a competitive salary as well as continuing education allowance.
About Shippensburg Animal Hospital
Shippensburg Animal Hospital is a multi-doctor animal hospital offering a full range of small and large animal veterinary services, from diagnostics to surgery and even grooming. We have been serving the Cumberland Valley region for over 50 years.
We have clinics in three locations: Shippensburg, Allen Road, and Mount Rock. We have seven doctors on staff, which gives you access to a wide breadth of medical expertise. Our multiple location practice ensures that your pets get medical care when and where you need it. Shippensburg Animal Hospital is proud to care for animals of all sizes.
We provide services in veterinary orthopedics, including bone pinning and plating. In fact, many other animal hospitals in our region refer their advanced orthopedic cases to Shippensburg Animal Hospital. We also utilize cold laser therapy to treat pets suffering from arthritis and other painful conditions. We also offer both digital x-ray and ultrasound as diagnostic options for our patients.