Stonecrest Animal Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona seeks an Associate Veterinarian to join our practice. Conveniently located in North Phoenix minutes from Paradise Valley and Scottsdale, we are an exclusive small animal hospital providing primary care, diagnostics, surgery and acupuncture services. Our ideal candidate is confident in medicine, soft tissue surgery, and dentistry. Full-time candidate desired (~32 hours/week + benefits), but open to part-time candidates who would like to grow into full-time in the coming months. We offer an attractive schedule with no emergency/on call, limited Saturday hours until 1pm, and no holidays.
Modern building with three exam rooms, treatment area, well-equipped surgery suite and two dental wet tables
In-house laboratory (Idexx VetLab Station) as well as full service referral laboratory
Digital radiography, including digital dental radiography, and the latest in dental technology
North Phoenix offers excellent shopping and cultural activities in a suburban atmosphere. Award winning golf courses are within a few minutes? drive, as well as hiking and bike paths for the outdoor enthusiast. Upscale boutique shopping, art galleries and five star restaurant experiences await you in nearby Scottsdale. Paradise Valley offers world famous resorts, spas and wellness centers, all within a short driving distance.
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.