Associate Veterinarian – Full Time

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 08-24-2017
Leading Veterinary Clinic
Los Angeles, CA

Expanding fast - Looking for a dedicated, expansion-driven
Associate Veterinarian – Full Time

About us:
Hancock Park Veterinary Clinic is THE oasis for animal care in the Los Angeles, CA area. Our experienced, skilled and compassionate veterinary staff and our warm, efficient and caring office staff make our clients feel welcomed the minute they walk in the door of our animal hospital. In addition, we are a full-service clinic offering preventative and wellness care, surgery, routine medical care and advanced dental care using a holistic approach and belief in integrative care.
We deal with an affluent clientele who love their pets like their kids. We nurture a fun atmosphere and enjoy great camaraderie in our 13-staff work place. Our number one goal is to prevent illness and injuries through a comprehensive wellness and preventative care.  Use of advanced diagnostics/treatment including in house ultrasound, full Idexx lab suite, digital x-ray including dental x-rays and cold laser allow us to quickly diagnose and treat both acute and chronic issues.
Our location:  5178 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036. Our clinic hours: Mon-Fri, 8a-6p. Sat, 9a-1p.
Your mission:  To provide excellent medicine along with a superb bedside manner and to forward the purposes/core values of our clinic on a daily basis. Also to contribute to our expansion and unique image on the market.
Specific responsibilities & duties to include:  
  • You will be practicing general medicine, surgical skills including but not limited to spay/neuter, mass removals, intestinal surgery, dentistry, etc. (We provide advanced dentistry training)
  • Approving prescription requests, answering client concerns, communicating with clients about lab results and updates on cases.
  • Utilizing your staff to their fullest allowing for full understanding from the clients.
  • Producing for the practice at minimum 5 x your salary (including benefits)- basic production pay expectation.  
  • Having a positive and motivating attitude towards staff to build their confidence and ensure complete communication. 
  • Communicating struggles/accomplishments/concerns/appreciation with Mgmt/ownership to allow for open dialog.
  • Basic ability with the ultrasound and desire to become more proficient with it (we will train)
  • Computer capabilities and typing skills as we are fully computerized. (Cornerstone)

Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • Current DVM license in CA  (New gradudates are welcome)
  • Excellent medical /diagnostics skills
  • Excellent surgical skills
  • Dentistry/extraction knowledge (will train)
Also, the following experience is a PLUS:
  • Ultrasound proficiency (will train)
  • Acupuncture/herbal medicine/etc.
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 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 – with staff and with clients.
  • 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:
  • Production-based salary Prosal calculated on 22% of your production (including benefits).  Base pay dependent upon experience and full time vs part time.
  • Open book management allowing insight into the financial and managerial side of the business for those business mineded DVM’s who may be interested in future ownership.
  • Full or part time available.  Would want part time to be minimum of 24 hrs/wk to allow for consistency of care.
  • Rotating 3 day weekends
  • Bonus pay based on production levels
  • CE allowance
  • Paid time off- flexible based on employees’ desire for vacation time
  • Insurance, paid memberships, 401k.
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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