Progressive clinic seeking an associate veterinarian for a professional atmosphere driven by teamwork. We practice medicine that strengthens the veterinary-client- patient relationship. We do this by giving owners all available options and helping them find what's best for their pet. Our clinic is well equipped and open to almost all types of treatments veterinarians would like to offer which includes: CT, digital radiography, Abaxis chemistry and urine analyzer, laser, and ultrasound. Not familiar with some of these? No problem! We train and make CE accessible for those that wish to learn. We also create an environment that encourages the owners to take advantage of these capabilities. Our goal is to find a team member that fits this environment and then encourage them to grow and learn through CE, experience and team collaboration.
We also support your need for a work-life balance. Four day work weeks, no on-call and the team work we stress means you can have down time and not worry about your cases. We also find a pace and case load that fits your abilities and comfort zone! And, with State College, Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Erie within driving distance, you can enjoy an affordable area to live in and escape for bigger adventures when your off on your three day weekends! For those of you interested in nature we also offer some of the states most beautiful vistas as well as the states elk herd.
Ability to recognize that teamwork is essential for a quality practice; ability to work as a team member as well as a doctor.
Ability to maintain their work life balance to the level they need
Display tact and diplomacy with staff members and clients.
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.
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 environment.
Promotes cooperative working environment 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 preliminary data provided by the veterinary assistants; diagnoses physical condition and presents diagnostic and treatment alternatives to the client being sensitive to their emotional as well financial needs.
Performs medical, surgical and dental procedures
Interprets the results of laboratory procedures and determines the appropriate protocol based on the results; reads radiographs and interprets EKGs and EEGs.
Prescribes medications in accordance with manufacturer's 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 plan when diagnostic results support the decision to do so.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Leadership bonus
Signing bonus -$20,000
Paid time off
About Elk County Veterinary Clinic
We are a small group focused on helping owners help their pets. We also strive to help veterinarians have an impact on the profession through opportunity and leadership. We do this through good medicine, good equipment, training and mentorship. We allow veterinarians to set their limitations and improve their capabilities so that they can be comfortable at all times. We try to make sure everyone has the opportunity to be the vet they want to be.