Abel Keppy Animal Hospital in Bettendorf, IA is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our caring and compassionate team!
Abel Keppy Animal Hospital is a well-established animal hospital in the Quad Cities. Our location allows us to provide a high standard of care to the residents of the Quad Cities in both Iowa and Illinois. Abel Keppy Animal Hospital values its clients, patients, and team members. Our team focuses on building relationships with each pet parent to offer individualized and exceptional care that best suits the needs of their furry and scaly family members. Because our practice is growing, we are looking to add another valued team member to our work family. An ideal candidate is a veterinarian that not only is passionate about providing a high standard of care to patients but would also bring new services into the hospital to offer clients. Full-time or part-time hours available. All experience levels welcome!
Highly experienced reception staff and registered veterinary technicians
Pet Pick/Delivery service
Paper lite practice
Bettendorf is part of the Quad Cities, which is a region of 4 counties in Iowa and Illinois and spanning the Mississippi River. While enjoying Midwest hospitality, there is something for the whole family in the Quad Cities. For the sports fan, we are home to the Quad Cities River Bandits, a class A minor baseball league; the Quad Cities Mallards, a minor hockey league; and yearly host of the John Deere Classic golf tournament. For the outdoorsmen, because Bettendorf is located by the Mississippi there are plenty of water activities to keep you busy as well as parks, bike trails, hiking, and other outdoor activities. Besides the museums, art galleries, theaters, and symphonies, the Quad Cities also hosts many festivals during the year. The Quad Cities is home of many excellent dining opportunities, shopping and is just a 3 hour drive from Chicago.
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
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.