Orion Veterinary Clinic is a mixed animal veterinary clinic serving the Quad City area. We provide high quality veterinary care for livestock, horses, companion animals and some exotics. We are searching for a full time Associate Veterinarian to join our fast pace growing practice. Our current staff consists of two full time veterinarians and a team of experienced technicians. The clinic is open from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday, 8 am to Noon on Saturday and closed on Sunday. Patients are seen by appointment only with the expectation of emergencies. Veterinarians are expected to work a 4-day workweek and some Saturdays. They are also placed on a rotating on-call schedule for large animal emergencies.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Examinations on small and large animals with corresponding diagnostic procedures when warranted
Perform routine preventative care for companion and farm animals
Provide in-field emergency care on large animals
Prescribes, administers, and supervises appropriate treatments for animals
Operate medical equipment, such as x-ray machines, ultrasound, IDEXX diagnostic machines, etc.
Operate Cornerstone, such as billing, scheduling, etc.
Inform clients about general care, medical conditions, and treatments for their pets.
Humanely and compassionately euthanize animals when appropriate
Provide after-hours emergency services for large animals on a rotating basis
Provide proper animal handling and care practices
Ensures animals are being cared for daily, including water, feed, and management
Ensure the welfare of all animals
Assist with other duties as assigned
company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree and will need to acquire an Illinois and Iowa license
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Small animal medicine and surgery
Large animal medicine and surgery
Knowledge of overall business policy and operations
Thorough understanding of diseases and disorders
Excellences within an fast pass work environment
Motivation to be a self starter and ability to work with limited supervision
Communication with various behavioral styles
Ability to sit, stand, bend, kneel, walk for extended periods of time
Ability to lift 50 lbs unassisted
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be based on experience level
About Orion Veterinary Clinic Inc.
We are a mixed animal veterinary clinic serving the Quad City Area. We provide high quality veterinary care for livestock, horses, companion animals and exotics.