Pet Haven Veterinary Clinic located in Wichita, KS, is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join us (Generous Sign-on/Retention Bonus)!
Our doctors and staff are dedicated to providing high quality patient care with an emphasis on prevention in a professional, family-friendly environment. It is with great pride that we strive to offer affordable veterinary care to our clients and patients so that our patients enjoy longer, healthier lives, while enriching the quality of life of their family members as well. Our clients have been trusting us with the care of their pets for over 25 years.
Currently three full-time veterinarians and one part-time veterinarian. We are losing one of our full time veterinarians as she is returning to her hometown as a practice owner! We are blessed with a group of doctors that work well together and are supportive of each other while still allowing for independence.
Diverse caseload. We keep very busy and there is never a boring day!
Highly focused on preventative care for dogs and cats
Our equipment includes:
Digital x-ray with telemedicine consults available
Full in-house laboratory with two Abaxis Vetscan VS2 chemistry analyzers as well as Abaxis Vetscan HM5 CBC machine
Access to many laboratories, Idexx, Antech, DVM Labs, KSU, OSU, AMS labs
Dedicated surgery suite with 2 tables, 2 isoflurane anesthesia machines, both equipped with Bionet BM3Vet Monitors with ecg, pulse oximetry, respiratory rate, and blood pressure. Cardiology telemedicine is also available, Cardiopet.
Jorvet Electrocautery unit
VetPro1000 by Midmark dental scaler, polisher, and drill
Intravenous fluid pumps and warmers
Tonovet for intraocular pressures
Supportive of doctors’ special veterinary interests
Local compounding pharmacies are available as well as Covetrus, formerly Vet’s First Choice
Ultrasound available onsite twice a month via an ultrasound service
Local 24/7 emergency center available so no on-call duty!
About Wichita, KS:
Wichita is the largest metropolitan area in Kansas and has so much to offer! Wichita night life is active in the Old Town, Delano, and Douglas Art Districts where you can enjoy gourmet pizza and burger hangouts or fine dining, see some great shows at the many entertainment venues, as well as sample a vast selection of craft beers from our local brewhouses. Enjoy some locally roasted coffee from any of our roasteries and then visit our fine art museums, step back in time at Old Cowtown and in our history museums, or visit Botanica, the Wichita Gardens. Wichita is a family-friendly town with lots of things to do for all ages such as Tanganyika Wildlife Park, Sedgwick County Zoo, many parks and bike paths, and sports complexes. Wichita State University is well known for academics as well as sports, especially basketball! Two rivers converge downtown where the annual Wichita Riverfest is held which attracts quality entertainment acts, vendors, and fun! Additionally, there are several lakes within an hour’s drive with camping, boating, hunting, fishing, swimming, and hiking. This link is a great resource to learn more about this big city with a small town feel! https://www.visitwichita.com/things-to-do/
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.