Located in sunny West Palm Beach Florida, PetLife is a full service animal hospital, offering quality and compassionate care at an affordable price. Our 6,000 sq foot facility also houses a pet grooming & skin care salon and pet supply boutique.
PetLife Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our progressive and diverse practice, and to work with our team-spirited support staff to provide the highest quality of pet health care, utilizing the latest technology, in a small private practice setting.
Expectations for a Qualified Candidate would include:
Develop a rapport with clients and determine their needs and limitations, if any; perform physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care, while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Explain physical examination findings and communicate to the client a diagnosis of the pet’s problems; generate and present a treatment plan for the patient to the pet guardian/owner;
educate clients on preventative health care, including vaccines, nutrition, parasiticides and good pet parenting.
Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records, making sure that all necessary records and logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols
Assist colleagues in follow up and future management of the patient.
Stay up to date with new information and changes in veterinary medicine and attend Continuing Education and advanced skill development opportunities and meetings.
Assist in the development of the para-professional team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality of care and exceptional client service and experience of the patient and their family.
Caring, warm and compassionate nature, who communicates easily with the pet guardian;
Positively represent the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.
Acupuncture, interest in alternative modalities and/or nutrition a plus;
Interest in Dermatology/Allergy a plus, (under our year-round sun and biting pests!)
Interest and experience with Exotic population, and the desire to develop within our practice a plus;
What PetLife Offers:
A great, year-round, south florida lifestyle, with plenty of outdoor activities, beautiful sandy beaches less than 10 minutes from the practice, shopping, and dining, while providing both metropolitan cultural activities, as well as maintaining a small-town feel.
A 6,000 sq foot comprehensive pet center.
A full service Veterinary medical facility: digital radiographs, ultrasound, companion laser, in house lab, dedicated surgical and dental operating rooms, pharmacy, etc
Autonomy, as well as a friendly, supportive, and team-spirited environment
What You Need for this Position:
Licensure in good standing to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Florida.
Compassionate team player who can uphold our reputation with clients.
A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine,
upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
Proficiency in surgery and veterinary dentistry
Strong Team Mentality
Leadership qualities for para-professional staff
A desire to build a personal following and long-term patient relationships;
Additional Salary Information: Possibility of Assistance with Student Loan Debt Repayment as part of compensation package bonus structure, above and beyond salary for the right candidate
Internal Number: 103718
About PetLife Animal Hospital & Pet Center
We have a full service small companion animal practice in beautiful west palm beach Florida. We are a 7 day a week facility, offering superior clinical services, full surgical and dental services, digital X-rays, Laser Therapy, Medical Acupuncture and in-house diagnostics.
We are a nearly five- year new, very busy practice that is growing in leaps and bounds every day. Our hospital space also offers a 3,000 sq ft pet supplies store/boutique (holistic and organic nutrition) and busy grooming salon. We have modeled ourselves after the primary care/urgent care human walk-in centers, offering our patients affordability, accessibility and availability!
We offer a fantastic family-style working environment, great team spirit and reside in a place with the best bad weather in the country! We are 15 minutes from the ocean and just on the edge of the heart of polo country, you could not ask for a better opportunity to practice veterinary medicine!
Our staff Veterinarians practice high quality medicine with autonomy and enjoy taking a leading role in our practice. Each Veterinarian is the "face" and "personality" of our practice and not working in the shadow of an Owner-Lead Veterinarian! Opportunity, Opportunity, Opportunity!