Nurture your passion for healing when you join our team that fosters a culture of quality medicine in a friendly environment. We provide a caseload that affords opportunities to evolve both your medical and surgical skills including full medical work ups, emergency surgeries, and routine surgeries and dental cleanings. We work together to manage cases and help each other maintain a positive work/life balance.
At Salazar Road Veterinary Clinic our team is our basis of what makes our business successful. Our new team member needs to embrace the culture of empathy, compassion, and kindness to both coworkers and clients.
For 16 years, Salazar Road Veterinary Clinic has delivered quality, compassionate, friendly care to the people and animals of Taos. We have a reputation for high quality medicine in an environment that promotes education and team development. You will join a team that has two full-time and two part-time veterinarians with an excellent support staff. We have two doctors that are certified in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. We do have a therapeutic laser, an ultrasound, digital radiography, Dentalaire dental machine, and in house lab equipment.
“I have never felt more personally and professionally fulfilled. Working at Salazar Road Veterinary Clinic, I was not only part of a family, but an integral part of the Taos community. I loved every minute of it.”--Dr. Olivia Love
About this role
As a veterinarian, you already know the day to day requirements of the job. Here are some other key skills the we think are important for our applicants:
examine and triage pets to diagnose their short and long term health issues and recommend the best treatment options
consult with clients to discuss treatment options with their pets
soft tissue surgery skills, orthopedic skills a plus
ability to prepare and deliver emergency procedures
shared emergency call within our clinic and with another clinic in town
Your veterinary qualifications are essential to your success in this opportunity. We are also looking for someone with the following qualities:
ability to develop great relationships with clients
someone who is willing to challenge themselves to further their professional development
be an integral part of the team with respect for all
know your limitations and when to ask for help
Known as a top world destination, Taos is a town that offers unique opportunities for all lifestyles. Our town has a rich and long cultural history in the arts, music, and food. We sit in the foothills of the southern Rocky Mountains and are a small town with big amenities. There are live music venues, incredible restaurants, and plenty of galleries and museums. For the outdoor enthusiasts Taos has close access to world class skiing, rafting, kayaking, hiking, and mountain biking. Our area affords the opportunity to truly take advantage of the work/life balance.
Starting salary between $85,000-$95,000 depending on experience level
Emergency bonuses for all after hours emergencies --$125-$150 per emergency call
Signing bonus after qualified period
75% of premium paid for group health insurance plan
3 weeks paid vacation after 6 months of employment that will increase annually
CE allowance + 5 extra paid days off for CE
Pet discounts including goods and services
Retirement plan with 3% match after 1 year of employment
AVMA dues, DEA license, NM professional license, NM pharmacy license, liability insurance paid
Salazar Road Veterinary Clinic is a unique opportunity to practice quality medicine in a picturesque setting. Our team is waiting for a quality, honest, and driven person to join us for the next phase of their career.
A passion for practicing high quality veterinary medicine including diagnostics, surgical skills, treatment protocols, and valuing client relationships.
About Salazar Road Veterinary Clinic
We are a small animal clinic located in the beautiful northern New Mexico Mountains. We offer high-quality medicine in a small-town environment. We do surgery, medicine, dentistry, acupuncture, and chiropractic. There are 2 doctors that are certified in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. We have in house digital radiography, in house lab, cold therapy laser, and a new dental suite. We are interested in someone of any experience level who has a strong interest in practicing high-quality medicine and surgery. We are looking for the right person to join our team. We are looking for someone who has a great attitude and likes to work hard and play hard as our mountains offer all kinds of opportunities. There is world class skiing, rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, and hiking. There is also amazing art, music, and food.