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Associate Veterinarian

Company: Grand Haven Animal Hospital
Location: Grand Haven
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Grand Haven Animal Hospital, located in Grand Haven, MI, is a well-established, privately owned, small animal practice that has been serving the community for nearly 4 decades. We are currently a one doctor practice but are actively looking to add another full-time veterinarian. We primarily see cats and dogs but we are open to extending our services to pocket pets, exotics and/or avians should that be an interest to a potential candidate. It is our firm belief that it is our job to be the pet's advocate, which means offering the best comprehensive care possible and taking the time to educate our clients so that they may make informed decisions about their pet's healthcare. To be successful in this position you will need to communicate and collaborate effectively with clients to create individualized health plans for their pet's needs. Routine wellness exams, vaccinations, sick pet exams, digital radiology, dental care, in-house diagnostics and surgery are just some of the many services we offer. Located in West Michigan, Grand Haven Animal Hospital is located just minutes away from the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan. Enjoy the sun, sand and water during your down time, or stroll the sidewalks of picturesque downtown Grand Haven - Coast Guard City, USA. Also located just 30 minutes from Grand Haven is the lively city of Grand Rapids, a source of endless entertainment year-round. Food, art, museums, shopping, concerts, festivals; whatever your preference, you're sure to find it somewhere nearby! Responsibilities Examining and assessing patients and diagnosing medical issues Utilizing laboratory tests for diagnostic purposes Utilizing digital radiography for diagnostic purposes Performing surgeries, cleaning and dressing wounds, splinting Prescribing medications Drawing blood Communicating with clients to answer questions and educate them on situations, diagnoses and treatment plans Promoting preventative care by advocating and administering vaccinations and educating clients on diets and lifestyles choices for their pets Performing dental exams and grading Performing dental extractions Euthanizing patients Ensuring compliance with veterinary ethics, statutes, policies and procedures. Maintaining patient medical records Work Hours & Benefits 40 hours/week (schedule negotiable) No weekends Salary up to $120k/year $5000 sign on bonus CE allowance Licenses & dues Medical/Vision 80 hours PTO Paid holidays Scrub allowance Staff pet discount Healthy work-life balance, flexibility with time-off requests Requirements Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree Appropriate state licensure Strong affinity for animals Ability to make prudent decisions regarding the well-being of animals Excellent communication skills Excellent people skills Ability to manage time, prioritize, and thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment Strong leadership skills Available to work extended hours Undeterred by fearful or aggressive animals Ability to work well with a close-knit team Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $90,000 - $120,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Grand Haven Animal Hospital, Grand Rapids , Associate Veterinarian, Healthcare , Grand Haven, Michigan

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