Oak Knoll Animal Hospital in Moline, Illinois is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our team.
Oak Knoll Animal Hospital is nestled in the heart of Moline, just across the street from the public library. We pride ourselves on being a passionate and dedicated team that operates more like a family. We work together to provide a gold standard of medical care and service. We strive to extend that family feeling to our clients, treating their furry family members as our own. We seek to educate and communicate with our clients to make sure our patients get the care they need. We have long term goals of growth in mind as well. An ideal candidate is a doctor who is passionate about patient care, enjoys being a part of a close-knit team, effectively communicates with clients and staff to provide the highest quality of medicine, and thrives in an environment of growth. Part-time or full-time hours available.
Well established practice, operating out of same location for 55 years on high traffic street corner
New Dental Machine: Midmark VetPro 1000
New “refreshed” appearance (minor landscaping updates, new sign, updates to client areas such as paint, cabinets, exam tables)
Complete new hardware update in December with wall mounted computers in every exam room, as well as laptops available – running mostly paperless with AVImark
Board Certified Veterinary Surgeon, Dr. Thomas Greiner, works on referral basis – possible opportunities to shadow procedures (TECA, hernia repair and anal gland resection are most recent and common procedures)
We encourage our doctors to pursue and cultivate their veterinary interests.
Digital ocular tonometry, Doppler blood pressure and electrocautery
Flexible and rigid endoscopes
Fully stocked surgical suite with basic and advanced surgical instrumentation
Developing new ways to connect with clients via mobile tech (social media, texting capabilities, etc.)
Moline is part of a community called the “Quad Cities” – a growing metro area around the Mississippi River. A new bridge has brought an increase in new business to the area, especially close to our clinic. With local indoor and outdoor attractions, a growing downtown night life, and venues for concerts, sporting events and family activities –
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.
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