Family Pet Hospital & 24 Hour Pet Emergency Centre, in Southern Alberta Canada, is seeking a Veterinarian to join our practice (Signing Bonus!!)
At Family Pet Hospital we strive to provide the highest quality medicine with a client/patient focus. We are a 6 doctor team and growing. Family Pet Hospital is a 24 hour emergency clinic in which we staff a RVT on site 24/7 and offer referral emergency services to other clinics. We are also a Gold Standard Feline Practice.
From our dynamic practice manager to our compassionate and friendly staff, this team is always eager to work and learn from each other. Each doctor is provided their own personal RVT and our duos work together to support the clients and work efficiently on each case. Family Pet Hospital is a state of the art facility, offering above average compensation starting at an $82,000 base plus monthly incentive bonuses (>$100K potential), additional ER fees, signing/relocation bonus, association dues, CE allowance, staff discounts, and health benefits.
About the Hospital:
5 exam rooms and grieving room
full diagnostic lab
two surgery suites, two dental suites
CT scan, digital radiography, digital dental x-ray, ultrasound and endoscopy
CO2 surgery laser, therapeutic laser
About Lethbridge, Canada:
Small, friendly city of 100,000 people. We have all the amenities of the big city with minimal crime, stable economy, lower cost of living, milder winters and many fresh air possibilities. Enjoy skiing, hiking, and swimming all close to the city. Our clinic is located close to the city centre with many beautiful surrounding communities.
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 province 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.