Ideal veterinary career offered at McKean Veterinary Hospital for veterinary associate. MVH is a privately owned full service companion animal hospital. We have a beautiful, state of the art building designed by a nationally recognized firm which facilitates the highest level of veterinary care. Our facility is located on 8 acres in McKean, PA located 10 miles south of Erie, PA.
We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our support staff is highly trained and motivated. We strive very hard to create a healthy, positive work environment so that our associates and technicians can practice effectively and continue to develop both personally and professionally. Our work week is very reasonable with after hours and weekend emergencies handled by local emergency hospital.
We encourage new graduates as well as experienced veterinarians to apply. New graduates are supported with salary guarantees for the first six months while they are guided and supported in building practice skills. Typical salary in the first year is 65K to 75K in addition to full benefits, continuing education, subscriptions and dues. Our associates are respected and treated as professionals and are encouraged to collaborate on cases as well as management decision making.
Requirements include DVM or VMD degree or equivalent.
We require a strong work ethic and a desire to practice high quality veterinary medicine and surgery. Good communication skills and a compassionate approach to helping clients and their pets is essential. Good leadership skills are very helpful as well as an ability to work with team members effectively.
Work week is typically 35 to 38 scheduled hours of appointments and surgery.
Surgical practice is not required, but is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Production based salary. New grads first six months guaranteed. Hospital has excellent production
About McKean Veterinary Hospital
McKean Veterinary Hospital is a companion animal practice located in an actively growing area just outside of Erie, Pennsylvania. Our building was designed by an architect firm nationally recognized in the veterinary field. Our mission is to practice a very high level of veterinary care while creating a healthy and inspiring work environment. We pride ourselves on employing a highly trained and motivated support staff and offering a generous production based salary and compensation package for our professionals in an effort to provide the best veterinary care in the Erie county region.
We are located in a family friendly, cultural and educated region. Our school district is one of the most excellent in the state of Pennsylvania. The Erie area boasts a rejuvenated cultural district as well as one of the most beautiful state parks in the world.