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Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital
Location: Gilbertsville , Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 14227
Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital in Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania is looking for a Veterinarian to join their growing team!
Educational Requirements: Candidate must be a graduate from an AVMA accredited college or have successfully passed the ECFVG certification program or the PAVE certification program
Salary Range: 22% of Production “see contract for exceptions”
Estimate Time/ Week: Full-Time 30 – 45 hours per week, Part-Time Less than 30 hours per week
Vision, Mission, Values Expectation: The Associate Veterinarian is expected to act in accordance with the vision, mission, and values of Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital at all times.
Description: The primary role of the Associate Veterinarian at Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital is to provide the highest quality medical and surgical care for our patients.
Responsibilities may include:
Client Service: The Associate Veterinarian must be able to pay attention to details, respond quickly and calmly to crises, and provide exceptional client service, showing care and concern for his or her patients. The Associate Veterinarian must perform comprehensive patient work ups including: complete history, thorough physical examinations, comprehensive diagnostic screening and correct interpretation of diagnostic results.
Client Communication: The Associate Veterinarian must effectively communicate patient findings, possible diagnostics, prognosis and recommended plan to the owner. The Associate Veterinarian must communicate with the clients on status reports on hospitalized patients, diagnostic results and respond to client telephone calls in a timely manner. The Associate Veterinarian must communicate patient discharge instructions to the veterinary technicians to ensure that the client receives proper information at time of discharge.
Surgical & Dental Procedures: The Associate Veterinarian will be responsible for recommending proper surgical and dental procedures to their clients providing them with thorough treatment plans for the procedure. The Associate Veterinarian must complete pre-surgical drug calculation sheets to the hospital and communicate any changes to management. The Associate Veterinarian must perform pre-surgical examinations and diagnostics prior to the procedure and practice good surgical and dental techniques at all times.
Pharmacy: The Associate Veterinarian must prescribe appropriate medication for the patient’s condition correctly documenting necessary refills for the prescription. The Associate Veterinarian must approve patient prescriptions recommending proper diagnostic protocols for the patients when necessary. The Associate Veterinarian must effectively communicate to the technicians when they utilize any controlled substances so that they are properly logged.
Teamwork & Staff Efficiency:The Associate Veterinarian must assist the rest of the team by keeping appointments on time to the best of their ability. The Associate Veterinarian must clearly communicate instructions to staff and be willing to assist staff with their duties as needed. The Associate Veterinarian must act as a professional and role model for the entire staff. The Associate Veterinarian must communicate pertinent information with other veterinarians to ensure smooth transfer of cases when not available.
Financial Responsibilities: The Associate Veterinarian must correctly prepare treatment plans for clients and clearly communicate the cost associated with the treatment plan to the client. The Associate Veterinarian must comply with the hospitals non-credit policy, educating the client on care-credit when necessary. The Associate Veterinarian must not waste hospital resources.
Medical Records: The Associate Veterinarian must record patient exams in medical records utilizing the SOAP format that complies with the AAHA guidelines. The Associate Veterinarian must complete patient’s medical records in a timely manner.
Continuing Education: The Associate Veterinarian must attend regular outside CE meetings for a minimum of 20 hours per year. The Associate Veterinarian must assist in staff educational event at least twice a year continually mentor and train staff as needed on a regular basis. The Associate Veterinarian must attend at least 80% of the staff meetings and contribute to the hospitals blogging post to keep our clients educated.
Additional Items: The Associate Veterinarian must maintain their state licenses and DEA registration. The Associate Veterinarian must wear professional dress and demeanor at all times.
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