Heart + Paw is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to be an integral part of how we are reimagining petcare at our established Partner Hospital, Atlantic Veterinary Service, in Berlin, MD. Located 15 minutes from Ocean City, MD, this practice has been voted Best of Veterinary Care for 8 years by Coastal Style Magazine.
If you are passionate about practicing profession-leading preventive care by high standards of medicine and will excel in a collaborative environment where you are rewarded for success, encouraged to grow and pursue professional interests, and take the time to practice veterinary medicine in a patient centered way, we invite you to join us in reimagining petcare.
Our ideal candidate will be client centric, have a deep appreciation for the human-animal bond pet parents have with their pets, be passionate about embracing low stress handling philosophies and methodologies in patient care, be enthusiastic about giving back to and building a relationship with the local community, be comfortable with the need for adaptability, and be passionate about companion animal practice.
Your Day to Day
Practice veterinary medicine in a way that is focused on a client/patient centered approach to veterinary care.
Work in alignment with the Partner Doctor and Heart + Paw to deliver our company vision.
Promote and practice top quality preventive care.
Serve as a role model and champion of the Heart + Paw brand.
Serve as resource for other pet centers within the Heart + Paw community as applicable.
Contribute to proper use and maintenance of all center equipment.
Contribute to a positive and collaborative working environment for all center employees.
Partner with the Partner Doctor and Heart + Paw leadership to deliver outstanding financial results for your pet center.
Participate and support the development of medical, technical, and communication skills of all center employees.
Support the Partner Doctor in marketing your pet center to the local community in partnership with Heart + Paw leadership.
Work with the veterinary hospital team through your daily patient caseload and direct center employees in a positive and efficient manner.
Communicate with clients in a positive and efficient manner, utilizing Heart + Paw technologies available (mobile app, telemedicine, texting, emails, etc.).
Develop and maintain positive and lasting relationships with clients and community.
Promote all center services (grooming, day care, boarding, retail).
Comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulations and Heart + Paw quality standards.
What You Will Bring to Our Team
Professional licensure in good standing with the applicable state veterinary board
2+ years of clinical experience preferred – new graduates are welcome to apply and mentoring will be provided
Strong interpersonal skills
Consumer-centric mindset with proven ability to bring, build, and retain a strong client base
Excellent client communication skills
Strong interest in the use of technology to advance the practice of veterinary medicine and the pet/pet parent experience
Highly collaborative and able to deal with ambiguity as well as learning on the fly
Fear Free and HABRI certification or desire to become certified
About Heart + Paw
Heart + Paw is an integrated pet care company serving pets and their parents. By bringing together a tailored physical space and digital experience designed for the dynamics between pets, their parents, and the care team, our centers serves the modern dimensions of pet parenthood. We offer veterinary care, grooming, day care, boarding, retail, and other complementary services at its centers. Thoughtfully designed, digitally enabled and powered by the best and the brightest, Heart + Paw will be the destination for pets, their parents, and our team. Our company was founded with the belief that pet care providers have the noblest hearts yet often struggle with the demands of delivering high quality care to others while maintaining their own personal well-being. Our entire team is committed to creating a new employee experience, one that allows the dedicated veterinary care provider to do both. With our extensive veterinary and operational background, we have put a great deal of thought and resources into every aspect of the employee experience: physical space, compensation, benefits, technology, equipment, caseload, and staffing. We believe the employee experience is an essentia...l part of petcare reimagined.
Check us out at heartandpaw.com or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6Zkf7Y_Dys.