Family, Passion, Positive, Trust, Growing, Teaching & Learning…If these core values interest you, come join the doctors and staff at Pittsfield Veterinary Hospital in the beautiful Berkshires of Western Massachusetts!
We are looking for a noviceor experienced, full time associate doctor to join our AAHAaccredited companion animal practice. We care for dogs, cats, rabbits, pocket pets, some reptiles, and even some birds. Our privately-owned hospital, includes 6 Veterinarians, and over 25 support staff. We have a well-equipped newer built 12,000sqftfacility, which is currently under construction so we can further improve our care.
With varying interests and experience, our veterinarians have the ability to offer great mentorship to a novice veterinarian. We even have one of our doctors certified in acupuncture and chiropractics. Our doctor team has a collaborative culture and meets weekly to round on interesting cases or to address issues. They are supported by a team of experienced veterinary technicians who continually are enhancing the support they provide to animal care.
Additionally, we have some great technology: Advanced 3 probe ultrasound with live telemedicine capabilities, Digital dental radiology that gets used on every dental, flexible & rigid laparoscopy, Ligature Device, Class IV Laser, and an onsite boarded surgeon when needed.
A competitive employment package is offered including reimbursements on state and federal licensing fees, AVMA professional dues and liability coverage, and continuing education. We also offer vacation time, sick time, paid CE days, great healthcare, dental, and vision plans along with a Simple IRA retirement plan that we will match up to 3%.
If you would love to live and learn in a supportive, beautiful environment, come to the Berkshires and work with us at the Pittsfield Veterinary Hospital.
Our county borders three neighboring states, New York, Vermont, and Connecticut. Two of these neighboring states can been seen right down the road from our practice at the top of Mount Greylock, the highest natural point in Massachusetts, at 3,492 feet. The Berkshires also has numerous trails, including part of the Appalachian Trail, large tracts of wilderness and parks, Berkshire Botanical Garden and Hebert Arboretum. The south county area includes Bash Bish Falls, the tallest waterfall in Massachusetts.
The Berkshire region is noted as a center for the visual and performing arts; its art museums include the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Clark Art Institute, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA), Berkshire Museum, Hancock Shaker Village, and the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA). Performing-arts institutions in the Berkshires include Tanglewood Music Center and Boston University Tanglewood Institute in Lenox, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra; the Bang on a Can Summer Festival for contemporary music in North Adams; Shakespeare & Company in Lenox; summer stock theatre festivals such as the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge, and Berkshire Playwrights Lab in Great Barrington; and America's first and longest-running dance festival, Jacob's Pillow, in the town of Becket.
Additional Salary Information: Commission bonuses and paid CE are available for our doctors as well.
About Pittsfield Veterinary Hospital
Just like you, we love animals. So, at Pittsfield Veterinary Hospital, we believe in developing the human-animal bond with excellent veterinary medicine and by providing a comfortable, welcoming experience for every pet. Our hospital has been well-established since 1962, purchased by the current owner in 1996, and moved to a newly built hospital in 2003. Our state-of-the-art practice operates 7 days a week with a team of 6 skilled veterinarians and a passionate, talented support staff who make you feel like a part of the family. Not only do we offer digital x-rays, ultrasound, acupuncture and chiropractic services, but we recently started offering rigid laproscopic surgical procedures, flexible endoscopic procedures, ultrasound telemedicine and echocardiography consultations with a cardiologist. As an AAHA-accredited animal hospital, every service and aspect of our practice meets AAHA’s Standards of Excellence. No matter what your pet comes in for, they’ll receive only the best in care, compassion, and service. We do all this and more because your pets are worth it!