COMPANY OVERVIEW: Sand Road Animal Hospital, LLC is a full-service veterinary hospital that was established in 1987 by Dr. Dave Sandefer. Nestled in by the Berkshire Mountains we include a separate holistic healing center for alternative therapies as well as a retail store and recently remodeled pet resort. Throughout our campus, a sense of compassion and serenity can be felt. We are a four doctor AAHA accredited heart of service veterinary practice. Our doctors and staff are highly committed to their work and community. We offer our clients a personalized experience that allows us to have enduring long term relationships, bringing even deeper meaning to our work.
By becoming part of our team your expertise will be leveraged by a team of both Certified and Well-trained/seasoned Veterinary Technicians, dedicated Veterinary Assistants, a highly skilled Client Service Team, and a dedicated Administration Team. We work within a collaborative model of decision making and problem-solving with open communication and working together. You will be mentored by our tenured veterinarians on our protocols and medical philosophies ensuring that we maintain delivering the highest quality medicine while providing the clients with the best possible experience.
Your well being is important to us as well. Our doctor’s schedules are designed to preserve a positive work-life balance, let that be on your daily work schedule or having the ability to take time off.
OUR MISSION: It is the mission of the doctors and staff of Sand Road Animal Hospital, to revere, preserve and protect the health of all pets while promoting the bond people share with their animal companions. We are educators, healers, patient advocates, and compassionate caregivers. We will continually strive for excellence through continuing education and investing in our medical equipment and facilities. We are a small business dedicated to the success of our human and animal community while offering our employees an opportunity for a rewarding career in veterinary medicine. Improving the health care of pets, one paw at a time!
JOB SUMMARY: Whether you are an experienced veterinarian or a new graduate, we welcome your unique skills and knowledge, and look forward to hearing what talents you can bring to our team!
Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not limited to:
Routine Wellness Care and Vaccines
Full Medical Work-ups
Surgical Procedures; Soft Tissue (orthopedic a plus)
Blood & Plasma Transfusion
Advanced Digital Radiography
Digital Dental Radiography Interpretation
Dental Cleaning, Polishing, & Extractions
Radiology and Ultrasound Interpretation
In-House Lab Testing; Bloodwork and CBC interpretation
Blood Pressure Screening
End of Life Services
Facilitate Telemedicine Consultations
Referrals to Board-Certified Specialists
Referrals to the Feed & Gift Store for dietary needs and supplements
Referrals to the Pet Resort for Boarding, Grooming and Training Needs
Referrals to the Holistic Care Center for Therapeutic Massage and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM)
Embrace a Culture of Learning; Teach as Needed
Build and Maintain strong client and staff relationships
Participate in Monthly Doctors Meetings
Benefits and Perks: • Competitive Salary • Generous Health Insurance Stipend • Professional Liability Insurance • Competitive 401(k) • PTO • Generous C.E Allowance • Licensing Fees & Professional Dues Covered • Personal Pet Discounts • Temporary Housing Available
Additional Information: • Currently working at reduced hours; normal appointment hours are: Monday thru Friday 8am to 8pm, Saturday 8am to 4pm, Sundays 8am to 12pm Emergencies only. • Due to COVID-19 we are currently seeing patients as curbside service appointments; all clients are screened prior to the appointments • Staff is required to wear required PPE on campus • All cleaning processes have been highlighted
Requirements: • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, DVM from an accredited institution • Licensed to practice in the State of Connecticut • Ability to work in a team environment • Outstanding Client Service Skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Strong work ethic; willing to take the time to make sure that Every Patient, Every Client, Every Medical Record - Every Engagement is done correctly with Integrity • Build strong functional working relationships with all team members • Open and flexible availability including, weekdays, weeknights, rotating weekends, Sundays, and holidays.
Preferred Qualifications, Not Required: • Experience working in a private practice • Additional training and experience in internal medicine • Additional training and experience with surgery; Soft Tissue (and orthopedic)
Additional Salary Information: Details of the contract are negotiable based on the applicants experience.
About Sand Road Animal Hospital, LLC
Sand Road Animal Hospital, LLC is a full-service veterinary hospital that was established in 1987 by Dr. Dave Sandefer. Nestled in by the Berkshire Mountains we include a separate holistic healing center for alternative therapies as well as a retail store and recently remodeled pet resort. Throughout our campus, a sense of compassion and serenity can be felt. We are a four doctor AAHA accredited heart of service veterinary practice. Our doctors and staff are highly committed to their work and community. We offer our clients a personalized experience that allows us to have enduring long term relationships, bringing even deeper meaning to our work.