Village East Animal Hospital, located in Evansville, IN, is seeking a driven Associate Veterinarian to join our team
*Up to $20,000 sign on/retention bonus
Village East Animal Hospital is a well-established, full service hospital with a respected reputation and loyal clientele. Our team strives to stay progressive and practice excellent medicine in a friendly environment of companion animal care and client service! Ideal candidate will have an interest in dentistry, ultrasound, a passion for surgery, and a strong desire to work in a dynamic hospital offering an opportunity for growth while practicing progressive medicine. We are a 5 doctor practice with over 130 years of combined experience and are happy to assist while supporting and encouraging our new associates’ independence.
We are always looking to improve patient care through technological advances - Our equipment includes:
Dedicated surgical suite
Heated recovery cages and warming iv fluids system
Excellent surgical monitoring system
Companion Animal Therapeutic Laser
Pet Rays telemedicine consultation
Echo and ultrasound service
EKG telemedicine with cardiologist.
Full line pharmacy
In house laboratory for selected blood chemistries
Access to referral laboratory services, offering same day results
Dedicated and fully equipped dental suite
Digital dental radiology
2 high speed dental units
Bair Hugger patient warming system
AVI Mark software
Spacious boarding accommodations
5 exam rooms, treatment, lounge and conference areas
Access to national lab with courier service, twice daily, offering same-day results
About Evansville, Indiana:
Evansville is in southwestern Indiana and is the states’ third-largest city with a population of 120,000. Located on the Ohio River, Evansville is close to the Hoosier National Forest, multiple caves systems, lakes and rivers, ideal for outdoor enthusiast and families who enjoy hiking, camping, kayaking and horseback riding. Evansville is the entertainment hub of the Illinois-Indiana-Kentucky tri-state area offering live performances, museums, casino and zoo. Evansville is within a few hours of Indianapolis, St. Louis, Louisville and Nashville.
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.