Frontier Village Veterinary Hospital, in Lake Stevens, WA, is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our Team.
Frontier Village Veterinary Hospital is a fun, collaborative medical family who helps provide a warm, compassionate, and friendly experience to our clientele. We offer the conveniences of a large hospital and the personal care of a small one. We are both animal health care providers and fellow animal lovers. Our focus is on the well-being of our medical family, and we feel that our clients are the most important part of managing pet’s medical care and health. We believe our job is to provide the best recommendations so that our valued clients can make informed choices with the pet's best interests at heart. We provide a variety of western and eastern veterinary services through our doctor team who leverages a highly-trained support staff with a broad spectrum of skills and knowledge. Our versatile team is willing and capable to provide mentorship and a supportive environment for a newly graduated veterinarian, and also welcoming and accommodating for an experienced veterinarian as well. If you are the right fit - we are excited to meet you!
Near Mt. Rainier foothills with multiple mountain ranges and bodies of water – great for a spectrum of outdoor activities. Forty minutes north of Seattle metropolitan, providing the perfect location for any social engagements.
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.