Michigan Road Animal Hospital @ Crooked Creek in Indianapolis, IN is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our caring and compassionate team!
Michigan Road Animal Hospital @ Crooked Creek, founded in 1955, is a multi-doctor practice specializing in companion animal health and has been a member of AAHA since 1966. The practice has an excellent client base, great support staff, and offers excellent long term potential for the right doctor. Michigan Road Animal Hospital @ Crooked Creek maintains modern equipment - Laser therapy, Ellman Surgical Radio-wave, Digital Radiology, Dental Prophylaxis, Digital Dental Radiology, Soft Tissue and Orthopedic Surgery and EMR Technology. Part-time or full-time hours available.
Indianapolis, is the capital and largest city of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. With an estimated population of 853,173 in 2015, Indianapolis is the second most populous city in the Midwest, after Chicago, and 14th largest in the U.S. The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area.
Founded in 1821 as a planned city for the new seat of the government of Indiana, Indianapolis was platted on a 1-square-mile grid adjacent to the White River. The city grew beyond the Mile Square, as completion of the National Road and advent of the railroad solidified the city's position as a manufacturing and transportation hub. Indianapolis is within a single-day drive of 70 percent of the nation's population, lending to its nickname as the "Crossroads of America. The city's economy is based primarily on business services, transportation and logistics, education, financial services, hospitality and tourism, and distribution services. Indianapolis has developed niche markets in amateur sports and auto racing. The city is perhaps best known for annually hosting the world's largest single-day sporting event, the Indianapolis 500.
Michigan Road Animal Hospital at Crooked Creek is located on the Northwest side of Indianapolis, just inside the I-465 circle. All of the city’s major attractions are within a 20 minute drive from the hospital.
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.