Caton Crossing Animal Hospital in Plainfield, IL seeks a PART-TIME Associate Veterinarian
Caton Crossing is located in the ever growing Plainfield, Illinois area. Our hospital practices high quality medicine and our new Veterinarian must be committed to continue following the growing standards and protocols in our industry. At Caton Crossing we are proud of our quaint family-like hospital and are a close knit group that values our client relationships. We have a fun energetic staff, which contains numerous Certified Veterinary Technicians, who all possess a patient focused work ethic. Our hospital culture is well established and our clientele is able to see and feel the passion we bring daily.
Full in-house laboratory diagnostics containing a Catalyst, Procyte and Snapshot machines plus a twice daily Idexx pick up.
Oncura ultrasound with with capture & medical interpretation abilities
CO2 surgical laser and a Cold K-Laser therapy
Midmark digital dental radiography & VetPro1000 dental machine containing an ultrasonic scaler, polisher and high speed drill.
Our surgical patients are monitored and maintained with a multi-parameter anesthetic monitor and Hot Dog warming blankets.
We utilize our Avimark database to its fullest capability and maintain our records electronically
In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Managing Doctor and supporting medical staff. This individual advances the quality of medicine in the practice and provides exceptional client service to our clients and patients.
Builds rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns
Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.
Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.
Stays current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
Assists in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Presents a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.
Skills and Basic Qualifications
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Works collaboratively with hospital team members.
Makes decisions confidently and effectively.
Manages time and tasks appropriately.
Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.