Care Animal Hospital in Arvada, CO is seeking a full-time small animal Veterinarian to join our team.
Become part of a team committed to raising the standard of veterinary medicine by practicing the highest quality medicine in the best practice environment with modern equipment, diagnostics and an excellent paraprofessional staff.
Care Animal Hospital has been serving Arvada and the surrounding communities since 1988. Among our doctors, we have ABVP canine/feline (1996-2006) certification, a member of the AAFP advisory board, certification in acupuncture, and advanced abdominal ultrasound skills. Freedom and support to develop expertise in areas of interest is a plus at Care Animal Hospital. We are committed to the best technology available and currently provide our veterinarians with in-house ultrasound equipment, digital full body and dental radiography, flexible and rigid endoscopy, video otoscopy, advanced dental equipment, acupuncture, therapeutic laser, and a paper-light management system. We partner with multiple non-profits. Our staff is fun, loving, and supportive. Acupuncture interest a plus but not required.
About our Community:
Care Animal Hospital is located in Arvada, Colorado. Arvada is only 15 minutes from Downtown Denver and a quick 30 minute drive to the mountains. Arvada retains a small-town feel even with its estimated population of 113,400. An extraordinary trail system links with Denver on the east and the foothills of the Rocky Mountains to the west, punctuated with thousands of acres of parks and open spaces. Arvada is extremely family friendly and boasts some of the best public schools in the state.
Arvada offers unique amenities such as a diverse mix of restaurants, wineries, and breweries. Historic Olde Town Arvada, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, provides an eclectic shopping and dining experience. Olde Town features one of three transit stops along the Gold Line commuter rail line, part of the metropolitan FasTracks light rail system.
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.
1 year minimum veterinary experience required.
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.