Veterinarian - GP/Small + Large Animal Opportunity
Laredo Animal Clinic
Location: Laredo, Texas
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 10405
Laredo Animal Clinic is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our practice! We provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. We also work closely with local practices when special diagnostic procedures are required. The facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, in-house x-ray capabilities, and a closely supervised hospitalization area.
Located deep in the heart of South Texas at mile marker 1 of Interstate Highway 35, Laredo is the beginning of the Lone Star State and a an experience that is American, Texan and Mexican all in one. Walk around the historic downtown and discover landmarks that are significant to both local and Texan history including San Agustin Plaza, Republic of the Rio Grande Museum and San Agustin Cathedral. Here, you’ll find a blend of culture, language, culinary influences and ambiance that can only be found deep in the heart of South Texas.
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.
Job Responsibilities * 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
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