Aurora Animal Hospital in Centennial, CO is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our team.
We are located on the border of eastern Centennial and southeastern Aurora in a lovely, high-income and affluent suburb of Denver. Aurora Animal Hospital is a 15-year-old AAHA associated hospital. We are in a beautiful bright 7 exam room facility with an advanced surgical suite, high quality ultrasound machine, digital radiography and digital dental radiography, class 4 cold laser, state of the at surgical monitoring devices including CO2 monitoring. We have a Board Certified Surgeon available in house, as well as a Board Certified Radiologist and Cardiologist on call. Our ratio of support staff to DVM ratio is very high with half hour appointments.
We pride ourselves on our positive and supportive culture. We have quarterly full staff meetings, biweekly reception meetings, and biweekly support staff meetings. We have a strict policy of work hard/be nice/no gossip/tell the truth and do not take things personal. We have a tiered training program for assistants and techs. They must be tested before passing to the next level of duties so all are competent. Our staff has a lot of pride in this program and opportunity to grow. We also have monthly lunch and learns with specialist in the community. We have a lovely clientele and customer service is our top priority. We are unmatched in our area in medicine, service, and job satisfaction. See our website, Facebook and Reviews for more!
Ultrasound and Board Certified Radiologist and Cardiologist
Fear Free Approach
7 general exam rooms
We sit high above Denver in a suburb with a full view of the Front Range Mountains. Our neighborhood is in a high economic area – with many Denver Bronco players as clients! We have at least 6 community events at the hospital a year. Everything from a great open house with food and events to classes in how to prevent dog bites in children. We often speak at schools or have girl and Boy Scout visitors.
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
1 - 3 years minimum experience required
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.