Associate Veterinarian

Location: Pequot Lakes, MN
Date Posted: 06-02-2017
Pequot Lakes Animal Hospital
Pequot Lakes, MN

Expanding fast - Looking for dedicated, expansion-driven
2 Associate Veterinarians

About us:
Pequot Lakes Animal Hospital is an integrative veterinary hospital with services ranging from preventative medicine, surgery, and dentistry, to acupuncture, herbs, and laser therapy. Our veterinarians bring a wide range of expertise to provide your pet with the best medical treatment and deliver it with care and compassion.
Since 2000 we have been busy providing quality care for small animals in the Pequot Lakes area. We are open Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm, with extended hours Monday night until 7pm. Emergency Service is available.
Our location: 30266 Old Hwy 371, Pequot Lakes MN 56472
Your mission:
  • You will provide high quality medical and surgical care to patients and outstanding service to all clients.  You will continually act as advocates for each pet. 
  • You will also orient our staff to educate and partner with every client on how to achieve excellent health and wellness for their pets.
  • You will contribute to the expansion of the practice by your expertise and professionalism, creating an increasing base of loyal customers.
Specific responsibilities & duties to include:  
  • Complete vet appointments with the help of our support staff.
  • Handle emergencies during business hours as well as shared emergency calls after hours.
  • Mentor and direct the support staff.
  • Complete medical records completely, promptly, and accurately.
  • Perform routine soft tissue surgeries and dental procedures.
  • Perform orthopedic surgeries (if comfortable and competent)
  • Direct staff on treatment of hospitalized and surgical patients
  • Work directly with owner as a liaison for the non-doctor staff.
  • Communicate promptly with clients via phone calls.
  • Diagnose, treat, and prescribe for all patients at an above-average level.
  • Assure all medical care provided is prompt and at a high quality.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • You must have completed a DVM degree from an accredited school of veterinary medicine. Ideally you will have at least one year of experience, however it is not a must.
  • You should have high interest in holistic medicine, or at least be open to a holistic approach.
Desired Personality Characteristics:
  • Focused on quality care and excelling at assuring client satisfaction.
  • Strong willingness to learn and follow the proven effective procedure and systems of each hospital.
  • High level of enthusiasm is a MUST; we work in a very busy environment and we want to have fun.
  • Must be willing to cooperate and work with a team.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Persistent and long-term driven.
  • Treat all pets as if it were your own.  Treat all clients as you would want to be treated.
Offered Salary & Other Compensation:
  • Depending on your experience and performance record, we offer a yearly salary range of 80,000 to 90,000 inlcuding performance-based bonuses.
  • Profit sharing will also be available.
  • Contribution to relocation expenses.
  • Benefits include vacation, holiday pay, retirement plan with 3% company match, liability insurance, continuing education, uniforms, and health insurance stipend.
Please do not call the practice. We do NOT accept phone applications. Thank you for applying through the link provided below.
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