Associate Veterinarian at Friendship Veterinary Center (Laurel, MT)
Friendship Veterinary Center
Location: Laurel, Montana
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 8824
Have you ever dreamed of living in beautiful Montana AND of having the autonomy to practice Gold Standard Veterinary Medicine?
We are looking for a self-motivated individual to expand from a one doctor practice to a two doctor practice. You would begin in a charming facility with top notch staff. We are specifically looking for someone with a desire to grow into a leadership position as our current MDVM phases into retirement. We can hire asap or potentially wait a year. Fourth year vet students are encouraged to contact us early!
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 of Montana
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