Prineville Veterinary Clinic, located in Prineville, OR, is growing! Now hiring an Associate Veterinarian !
Prineville Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary hospital, providing compassionate veterinary medicine to both small and large animals in the Crook County area since 1992. We provide exceptional medical, surgical, and dental care, and serve the Prineville area with on-call emergency veterinary services. We take great pride in a clean, bright, and beautiful facility. We are known as a beacon in our community for passionate care for our patients and compassionate interactions with our clients. We love innovation and progressive medicine and value service, teamwork, client education, and continuous improvement.
Prineville is located in Central Oregon, home to alpine lakes, sparkling rivers, snowy mountains, sage-brush plains and Smith Rock, a rock-climber's paradise. Living in Prineville offers a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities, including hiking, fishing, biking, boating, and camping. Points of interest include Meadow Lakes Golf Course, Painted Hills, Crooked River Scenic Drive, Mt. Bachelor and the Prineville Reservoir State Park. Prineville has earned the unofficial title of Rockhound Capital of the U.S. thanks to the variety of precious gemstones found in this part of Oregon. We feel fortunate to call Prineville our home and we hope you will agree!
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.
Participates in community events including the local fair, rodeo and volunteer educational speaking such as 4H and FFA club events.
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 of Oregon.
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