Kitsap Veterinary Hospital, located in Port Orchard, WA is seeking a DVM to join our practice.
Kitsap Veterinary Hospital provides high-quality comprehensive services with excellence, enthusiasm and compassion. We are a fast paced, high volume, general practice with room to grow. We promote wellness and prevention, provide comfort and restore health. Our clientele is unique in that half have been with us for over ten years, and the other half are new. We know most client and pets by name and they know us just the same. We provide our clients with the gold standard of care, and offer many options for different situations. We are proud to have clients that are very dental and preventative compliant. We perform a wide range of surgical procedures from cystotomies to exploratories to spays and neuters. The hospital is open until 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday-Friday and 8:00am-2:00pm Saturday. We are looking to extend hours one night per week until 8:00pm with the intention of expanding more in the future. The vets at Kitsap enjoy a flexible rotating schedule, a CE budget, and an environment that fosters collaboration and intellectual growth.
For more information, please visit us as: kitsapvet.com
About the Hospital
Kitsap Veterinary Hospital has been operating in Port Orchard, WA since 1947 and in our currently location since the 1980s. We are a three doctor practice. Our veterinarians have anywhere from ten to twenty years’ experience. We have digital x-ray and digital dental x-ray capabilities. We offer cold laser therapy, have a brand new ultrasound on site, and are very proud to be adding avian patients this October. We have been AHAA certified since 1986 and take pride in pushing our standards even higher. We are becoming Fear Free certified hospital wide this winter. We are constantly seeking new options of high quality care to offer our clients while simultaneously advancing our hospital. Kitsap Veterinary Hospital provides top level care to Kitsap County pets and their owners.
About Kitsap, WA
Kitsap Veterinary Hospital is located in Port Orchard, WA, about 13 miles west of Seattle. Our city is a bustling waterfront community and popular tourist destination. We have a quaint Farmer's Market, a marina area with ferry transportation, charming parks and historic museums.
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.