VIP Petcare is improving the lives of pets and the people who love them! We are currently looking for dedicated, professional team members who have a passion for pet wellness. Our Wellness Centers provide high quality preventative and wellness pet care services including diagnostic tests, vaccinations, preventive medications, microchipping, nail trims and a wellness check commensurate with the services administered.
We are currently looking for a Veterinarian to work full-time or part-time at our Wellness Center in Erie, PA.
The Wellness Center is open 10am - 7pm, Tuesday through Saturday with a break from 2pm - 3pm.
Whether you are a recent graduate or a seasoned Veterinarian looking to further advance veterinary care in our communities, we would like to connect with you to tell you about our open opportunities.
VIP Petcare is committed to our Veterinarians and offer the following benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision
Generous PTO plan
Four paid days off for Continuing Education
$2500 annual allowance for Continuing Education
401(K) Plan with Matching
Flexible Spending Account
Employee Assistance Program
Cost for renewal of license and AVMA membership
The Veterinarian is responsible for providing veterinary care at our Wellness Centers to ensure VIP Petcare best practices are carried out in a manner that promotes VIP Petcare as a leader in providing quality affordable preventative healthcare to pet owners.
Job Duties/Essential Functions:
Performs medical exams and blood draws; administers vaccinations, nail trims and microchips
Educates clients and recommends preventative care and products
Follows up with client calls or emails in regards to their pets
Completes medical records by adding relevant information and history into system
Mentors an effective and productive staff
Clearly understands and delivers VIP Petcare medical standards and ethical practices
Continuously strengthens and builds the VIP Petcare brand
Attend monthly staff training meetings
Other duties or functions as requested
Education and Training:
Licensed Veterinarian in good standing
Health Certificate Accreditation a plus
Skills and Abilities:
Strong knowledge of Vaccine protocols, intestinal parasites prevention and Heartworm prevention, Heartworm disease in both cats and dogs, Heartworm and flea preventatives, and prescription products
Strong interpersonal skills
Excellent customer service skills, ensuring accurate and reliable work product
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
Creative, flexible and innovative thinker; management skills to mentor team members
Must successfully pass criminal history background check
Environment and Physical:
Able to lift animals and equipment of up to 150 lbs with assistance; lift 50 lbs unassisted
Ability to stand for long periods of time, walk, stoop, kneel, sit, and crouch
Requires good hand-eye coordination, finger-arm-hand dexterity with the ability to reach and grasp
Additional Salary Information: Competitive annual salary plus signing bonus
About VIP Petcare (PetIQ)
We provide pet parents with the highest quality preventive veterinary care and wellness services to ensure your pet is healthy year-round.
The best way to ensure your pet lives a healthy, happy life is to take a proactive approach to their health and wellness. Every animal has unique needs, so we offer a variety of ways for you to get necessary, non-emergency care that’s right for you and right for them.
Our Wellness Centers are permanent clinic locations within our partners’ retail stores. These clinics offer annual wellness and minor medical service options for your pet, including physical exams, vaccinations, ear and eye flushes, nail trims, skin scrapes, health panels, and more.
With thousands of locations across the country, our pop-up Community Clinics can be found within local pet and retail stores right in your neighborhood. Each clinic operates during designated days and hours throughout the month. Use our easy location finder to see nearby clinic locations, then bring your pet in during the hours posted.