Williamson County Animal Hospital has been your hometown veterinary provider since 1975. Through the years we have evolved as much as the landscape around us, but our dedication to our community has remained the same. We are looking to expand our team with full and part-time Associate Veterinarians to meet the needs of our growing small animal practice.
If you are looking for an opportunity for professional growth with quality medicine, surgery, and urgent /critical care cases, look to WCAH. We offer our clients a full-service practice with onsite radiology, laboratory, dental services and a surgical suite.
Some of our greatest assets is our experienced and proficient certified technicians and assistants. They are competent in radiology, surgery, in house labs as well as client communications. We are fortunate to have great staff retention with many of the doctors being here for over 5 years and staff that have been part of our family for many years.
We offer a competitive compensation package, paid time off, retirement, and health insurance package options. Additionally, we pay continuing education and licensing fees.
If you have a minimum of three (3) years of patient care experience and are team oriented, dedicated, and a hard-working associate that wants to practice in a premier location (just minutes from downtown Nashville TN) we would love for you to join our family!
Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries.
Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, performing surgery, or other therapies.
Inoculate animals against various diseases.
Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis. Perform laboratory procedures and diagnostic tests, including parasitology, hematology and urinalysis.
Diagnostic equipment, such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment, and interpret the resulting images.
Administer anesthetics, perform surgery, and monitor patients during surgery and recovery with the assistance of the technical team.
Follow discharge guidelines for hospitalized and post-surgery patients and treatment plan guidelines for clients to ensure proper patient treatment in the home environment including client follow up post hospitalization.
Answer client questions and provide education on various aspects of animal care and treatment.
Advise animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, and general care necessary to promote health of their pets.
Educate the public about diseases that can be spread from animals to humans.
Call back/follow-up with clients; recommend medical progress visits when appropriate.
Humanely euthanize animals when it has been mutually agreed upon by the patient’s owner.
Document actions by completing forms, reports, logs and patient records.
Train and supervise team members who handle and care for animals; as needed.
Deal with clients and employees in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism.
Provide guidance and leadership to the healthcare team that will positively influence the level of care and service provided to the clients and patients.
Perform other duties assigned
Skills and Knowledge
Valid and in good standing licensed veterinarian within the state of Tennessee.
Privilege and DEA licenses.
Knowledge of principles, theories and practices of veterinary medicine and science. Knowledge of the procedures used for receiving, treating, and scheduling patients, for ordering medical supplies, and requesting laboratory tests.
The associate must possess the mental and emotional health required for full utilization of his or her intellectual abilities, the exercise of good judgment, the prompt completion of all responsibilities and responsibilities attendant to the diagnosis and care of patients, and the development of mature, sensitive and effective relationships with clients and the health care team.
Ability to read and interpret documents, including federal and state regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, medical texts.
Ability to write reports and correspondences.
Knowledge of the use, care, and storage of veterinary instruments, materials, and equipment including sterilization techniques for various instruments and materials.
Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
Ability to function in a variety of clinical situations and to render a wide spectrum of patient care. Ability to speak with clients and to hear and observe patients in order to elicit information, describe changes in mood, activity and posture, and perceive nonverbal communications.
Ability to communicate effectively, efficiently and sensitively with patients, owners, peers and team members showing compassion, integrity and concern for others. Communication includes speech, reading and writing.
The ability to incorporate new information from peers, and medical literature in formulating diagnoses and plans.
Good judgment in patient assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic planning; associate must be able to identify and communicate this knowledge to others when appropriate.
Regular attendance and timeliness are an essential function in order to fulfill the requirements of this position.
Ability to multi-task.
Strong computer skills in order to obtain and enter client information, order laboratory and diagnostic tests, and receive and send messages.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience in a DMV role.
Additional Salary Information: We offer a competitive compensation package, paid time off, retirement, and health insurance package options. Additionally, we pay continuing education and licensing fees.
About Williamson County Animal Hospital
Williamson County Animal Hospital, located in Franklin, TN, has been your hometown veterinary provider since 1975. Through the years we have evolved as much as the landscape around us, but our dedication to our community has remained the same. Williamson County Animal Hospital specializes in small pets. The practice currently has seven veterinarians and twelve veterinarian technicians. Our practice is a walk-in clinic for routine and urgent care, open Monday through Saturday, with onsite laboratory, digital radiology and dental services. Surgical and dental procedures are by appointment.We are family oriented and dedicated to high level of customer service. Many of our clients have been with us since the beginning. We are looking for high-energy, customer focused, relationship building personalities to join us for our growing future. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, with continuing education options.