Associate Veterinarian | Central Indiana - AAHA Accredited
Jefferson Road Animal Hospital
April 23, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Any experience level considered
DVM or equivalent
Jefferson Road Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our growing team!
Jefferson Road Animal Hospital and Cat Clinic is a full service, AAHA accredited, small animal practice located in Kokomo, IN. Only 1 hour north of Indianapolis, our hospital is conveniently situated in a friendly neighborhood setting with long-term, loyal clients. We do not attempt to be a high volume practice, but value long-term relationships with pet owners who expect quality service and personalized health care. In addition to our 3 doctor team, our current staff (most of which have worked with us for many years) includes 5 highly skilled registered veterinary technicians which allow for our doctors to to focus on client rapport and medicine. While our hospital is well-equipped to practice the highest standard of medicine, referrals are available to be sent to Purdue University and several other nearby specialty centers as needed. Our team at Jefferson Road Animal Hospital is truly a "work family", and fosters a fun and energizing environment while working hard to serve the needs of our clients.
AAHA Accredited | Separate Cat-Friendly Certified Clinic | Digital Radiography | Ultrasound | Fully-Equipped Surgical Suite | Complete In-House Laboratory | Reference Laboratory for Advanced Testing | High Speed Dental Equipment | Digital Dental Radiography | Electronic Medical Records | Spacious Exam Rooms with Lift Tables & Computers | Pet Wellness Program
About Kokomo, Indiana
Kokomo, Indiana is a moderate sized (50,000), family-oriented, community located in Central Indiana. Less than 1 hour to Indianapolis and 2.5 hours to Chicago, our residents are able to enjoy all of the amenities and entertainment offered in a major metropolitan city, while living in relaxed semi-rural environment. Kokomo is a great city to raise a family with its low cost of living, affordable housing, and quality schools. Our city and county leaders have, and continue to invest heavily in quality of life enhancements for our community, including a trail system and some of the best parks in the nation for a community of our size
The Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team. All of our DVM’s are part of the DVM Council. They are involved in the decision-making process for the care we provide. They will play an important role in the advancement of patient care, staff leadership, fiscal financial planning, client satisfaction, and practice growth.
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.