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Associate Veterinarian

Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center of Northern Arizona
Job Description
DVM or equivalent
We are looking for an Associate Veterinarian to join our family! Routine duties for an emergency and critical care veterinarian include evaluating traumatic injuries, performing surgical procedures, evaluating diagnostic tests, compiling detailed case reports, supervising intensive care patients, overseeing technicians or other support staff, and providing specialty consultations on referral cases. As an Associate Veterinarian, you will routinely deal with animals that are suffering the effects of physical trauma, shock, respiratory problems, cardiac problems, neurological issues, or other severe injuries that require immediate and intensive veterinary care. You will work with primary care veterinarians to coordinate continuing medical care. We offer very competitive pay, medical, dental and vision insurance after 30 days of employment, 401K, vacation and sick pay, work life balance, flexible schedule, relocation and much more!
  • Valid and in good standing licensed veterinarian within the state of Arizona
  • Privilege and DEA licenses.
  • The associate must possess the mental and emotional health required for full utilization of his or her intellectual abilities, the exercise of good judgment, the prompt completion of all responsibilities and responsibilities attendant to the diagnosis and care of patients, and the development of mature, sensitive and effective relationships with clients and the health care team.
  • Ability to write reports and correspondences.
  • Knowledge of the use, care, and storage of veterinary instruments, materials, and equipment including sterilization techniques for various instruments and materials.
  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Ability to function in a variety of clinical situations and to render a wide spectrum of patient care.
  • Ability to speak with clients and to hear and observe patients in order to elicit information, describe changes in mood, activity and posture, and perceive nonverbal communications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, efficiently and sensitively with patients, owners, peers and team members showing compassion, integrity and concern for others. Communication includes speech, reading and writing.
  • Ability to incorporate new information from peers, and medical literature in formulating diagnoses and plans.
  • Good judgment in patient assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic planning; associate must be able to identify and communicate this knowledge to others when appropriate.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness are an essential function in order to fulfill the requirements of this position.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong computer skills in order to obtain and enter client information, order laboratory and diagnostic tests, and receive and send messages
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
  • Commitment to the mission statement of VESCONA
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