Associate Veterinarian- Horn Lake Animal Hospital- Sign on Bonus!
Southern Veterinary Partners
Location: Horn Lake, Mississippi
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Horn Lake Animal Hospital is a small animal practice, located about 15 minutes south of Memphis, TN. We have been providing high-quality medical care at an affordable price in our community for more than 20 years, and we are proud of the connection we have established with our clients. We are equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, in-house lab, endoscopy and a CO2 laser. Our trained team members enjoy the busy atmosphere and the challenging cases seen daily in our emergency facility. We are committed to using science, technology, and compassion to provide exceptional care for pets and their families.
If you are interested in continued learning and a fun work environment and are motivated to contribute to an ever-evolving team, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!
The Veterinarian is responsible for providing high quality care to our patients while also developing rapport with their owners. In addition to physical examinations, surgeries, and dentistry, client communication and client education are of the upmost importance. It’s important that SVP Veterinarians treat each pet and client like part of the family.
Develop a rapport with clients and determine their needs and wishes; perform physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Explain physical examination findings and communicate to the client a diagnosis of the pet’s problems; generate and present a treatment plan for the pet to the client; educate clients on preventative health care, including vaccines and appropriate nutritional products.
Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records and make certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols; assist colleagues in follow-up and future management of the patient.
Stay up-to-date with new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine, attend Continuing Education meetings.
Assist in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Positively represent the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.
Treat every client like family and each patient like your own pet.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of in which applicant is applying
Professional comportment and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, friendly attitude
The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members
Respect for and willingness to work with clients and their pets
Compassionate team player who can uphold great reputation with clients
A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics
Proficiency in surgery a plus
Competitive salary, growth bonuses and a comprehensive benefits package, including: