Salary is associated with experience
Pro sal performance bonuses
DVM or equivalent
Akron Animal Hospital in Akron, NY is looking for a FT or PT NYS licensed Small Animal Veterinarian, in good standing, to join our practice team. We offer a competitive compensation package starting at $150K+, depending on experience. We also add pro-Sal performance bonus, s-IRA, fully paid health insurance, all veterinary dues, CE, flexible schedule and generous vacation and personal time off. An interest in potential future ownership is a plus.
Akron Animal Hospital is privately owned. It has been serving the Western NY community for 62 years. Our patients are treated like family, not profits. Our modern facility was built in 2011 and features 4 exam rooms, large treatment area, surgical suite, in-house Idexx laboratory, digital radiography, digital dental x-ray, ultrasound and laser therapy. Veterinary professionals enjoy a friendly work environment with an incredible collaborative team that takes pride in serving clients and patients with outstanding care and compassion. We believe in supporting a healthy work/life and family friendly balance for our Veterinary professionals, which is why we close by 6:00 during the week, noon on Saturday and do not schedule appointments on Sundays.
You would be doing small animal medicine and surgery with a 12 person team including 2 experienced NYS licensed veterinary technicians. We practice canine and feline medicine from pre-breeding to geriatrics. We use 30 minute appointments and have local emergency service for after hours and overflow emergencies. We are an AAFP Feline Friendly practice and encourage friendly handling techniques.
Akron Animal Hospital is located on 3 acres in a beautiful country setting. Our small, family friendly community is just a short drive from attractions such as Niagara Falls, The Buffalo Zoo, The Albright Knox Art Gallery but we are also close to Equestrian and Ski facilities, Letchworth State Park and many other parks, Ellicottville and Canalside for outdoor enthusiasts. We also have easy access to sports teams ( Buffalo Bills, Sabers, Bisons and Bandits), great shopping, theater, concerts and more. This is all within a 30 minute drive.
After building our new hospital in 2011, we transformed the original building into a multi-use space which includes apartments, dog training and grooming. We also have a dog agililty yard and have hosted dog agility shows for 19 years. Our property also features a quiet, cozy living space with large fenced yards and a forested view. The Akron community is small, very family friendly and has an excellent school system.
Akron Animal Hospital has a great facility, equipment, staff and clients. We are happy to mentor a new graduate or welcome a seasoned veteran. We would love to welcome a caring compassionate Veterinarian to our upbeat, can do, family like team. Could that person be you? Please contact us online at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 716-542-2208. Thank you for considering us.
The Associate veterinarian works with the practice owner to define and implement practice medical policies and procedures that ensure quality patient care. They deliver medical, surgical and dental care to patients. The associate veterinarian plays a key role in building and maintaining client relationships as well as staff relationships. He/She may assist in supervising staff members in their daily medical duties when the manager is not in the practice to oversee this important function. This is a leadership position with the important responsibility of ensuring a positive work enviornment in which the practice can acheive its goals.
Postion requirements : DVM and DEA licensed in New York
Experience as a DVM in a practice is desirable, but not required.
- Ability to recognize that teamwork is essential for a quality practice: ability to work as a teammember as well as a doctor.
- Working knowledge of and interest in the business aspect of a veterinary practice.
- Willingness to stay after hours or work extra hours when needed.
-Interest in marketing and growth of the practice
- Display tact and diplomacy with staff members and clients.
- Perform basic computer skills, type 30 works per minute.
- Physical effort: Work requires lifting and carrying animals ( will be assisted by other staff member in lifting animals over 50 pounds). Walks or stands for extended periods of time: frequently works in a bent postition.
- Working conditions - May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.
- Duties include performing office calls, surgery ,dentistry, record keeping, analyzing lab reports, immaging, making treatment plans for in and out patients, communicating with clients and staff.
-Provides compassionate care to patients.
-Works with owners to set practice medical policies and procedures: performs all duties in accordance with them.
-Plans and carries out a significant program of personal medical continuing education.
-Works with the owners on plans for developing and growing the business.
-Is active in professional organizations and community activities.
-Communicates objectives, motivates staff, builds and maintains morale: maintains core values and standards.
-Helps to develop new programs and processes that meet clients' changing needs.
- Sets an example for the staff in dealing with clients; promotes the concept of the client-centered enviornment.
-Delivers in-house medical training to the support staff when asked to do so.
-Works toward and attains practice productivity standards
-Promotes cooperative working enviornment among staff members; understands the value of teamwork; shows enthusiasm and willingness to perform as necessary to help the practice function as a unit.
-Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
-Performs physical examinations using prelimiary data provided by the veterinary technicians; diagnoses physical conditions and presents diagnostic and treatment alternatives to the client being sensitive to their emotional as well as financial needs.
-Performs medical, surgical and dental precedures: provides emergency services in accordance with hosptial standards of care.
-Interprets the results of laboratory procedures and determines the appropriate protocol based on the results; reads radiographs and interprest EKGs and EEGs. Ability to perform ultrasounds, laser therapy and learning other technical equipment and procedures, as needed.
-Prescribes medications in accordance with manufacturers label instructions and uses. Understands common side-effects and common drug interactions with other medications.
-Promptly, accurately and legibly updates client records in support of the SOAP reporting method.
-Understands and carries out treatment orders from other veterinarians; makes necessary changes in treatment plans when diagnostic results support the decision to do so.