Excellence in veterinary care, quality of our patients' lives and work-life balance best defines the culture at Brockton Animal Hospital. As an independent hospital we have flexibility to continue to adapt and modify our care and schedules to best serve our clients and staff.
Dr. Ronald Hirschberg, our medical director, is involved in all aspects of practice and surgery as well as in research in Photobiomodulation (Laser Therapy). He annually teaches a course at many veterinary schools throughout the US and is dedicated to the mentoring and development of new graduates. His work with light therapy and feline kidney disease has had profound effects of on increasing the quality and longevity of those affected with Chronic Renal Disease.
Scott Huffenus, DVM, is a compassionate and dedicated practitioner as well as a highly talented ultrasonographer. His gentle demeanor and his ability to communicate with clients is often cited when clients request him as their primary doctor.
experience a wide variety of cases in medicine and surgery
define your position within the practice focusing on your medical interests
utilize other medical staff as a sounding board or resource
form lasting client relationships and become an integral part of the community
Quality of life is key in scheduling. Work should not overwhelm free time.
The daily schedule begins with appointments at 8:00 and the last appointment of the day is at 4:40. Late morning to early afternoon (approximately 4 hours) is unscheduled allowing time for surgery, procedures, callbacks, updating records and lunch.
Saturday appointment hours are from 8:00 to 12. The veterinarian working Saturday morning is scheduled a full weekday off during that week.
The benefits package includes:
competitive salary with signing bonus as well as yearend bonus, matching 401(k), profit sharing, and educational loan repayment assistance
liberal vacation policy
medical and dental insurance, FSA, highly discounted veterinary care
professional liability insurance
continuing education, licensure, and professional association memberships
About Brockton Animal Hospital
Brockton Animal Hospital is a full service three doctor practice serving the Boston South Shore community of Brockton, MA, as well as, clients from as far as Boston’s Northern suburbs and Cape Cod. Strong medical and surgical capabilities combined with expertise in integrative modalities, including photobiomodulation, creates a unique environment. The hospital is equipped with a full diagnostic laboratory, ultrasound, endoscopy and a dental suite with digital radiography. The hospital has been a vital member of the community for over 60 years.
We enjoy the technologies of a large corporate practice, yet as a smaller independent practice, we retain the ability to provide personal client communications and relationships.
The hospital team works efficiently combining the skills and knowledge of doctors and staff to smoothly manage even the most complicated cases. Our staff is highly capable, providing invaluable support to the medical team.