Associate Veterinarian Small Animal Practice Forest / Lynchburg, Virginia
Ridgewood Animal Hospital
January 2, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Any experience level considered
Canine, Feline, Lab Animal
DVM or equivalent
Ridgewood Animal Hospital is a busy small animal hospital looking to add to our growing practice in the Forest / Lynchburg area, located in a rapidly developing suburban area. We are a small, privately owned practice established in 1978. Our focus is on high quality progressive medicine, individualized patient care and superior service. Our clientele provides a diverse caseload ranging from routine wellness to complex systemic diseases and challenging surgical cases. Mentorship and consistent care is available and is a priority. We are very fortunate to have a passionate, dedicated and qualified licensed technical support staff. The entire staff strives to create a positive work environment that is conducive with consistent, efficient and effective patient care.
Our practice provides:
DR digital radiography
DR digital dental radiography
Ultrasonography (advanced 2-day CE training available)
Fully equipped surgical suite with advanced patient monitoring and patient warming equipment
Advanced dental equipment
Complete in-house laboratory and fully stocked pharmacy
Cold Therapy Laser
Separate cat lobby area and exam room
Doctor's office/workstation for records, phone calls and reference material
Full service boarding kennel and more
Ridgewood is located on the west side of Forest, Virginia just outside of Lynchburg and approximately 45 minutes east of Roanoke. An emergency clinic is located nearby so there is no need to handle after-hour emergencies. There are numerous small businesses, 5 schools as well as developing neighborhoods and rural opportunities nearby.
Our benefits include:
Scheduling flexibility, approximately 4 days/week and rotating Saturdays
Competitive base salary with production bonus depending on experience and preference
Health and Dental insurance subsidies
Matched Simple IRA contributions (up to 3%)
Continuing Education allowance
Vacation, personal and sick allowance
Licensure, DEA registration and some professional organization membership dues paid
Eligible corporate discounts with local YMCA and personal Verizon Wireless account
Manufacturer drug and product provisions or discounts for personal pets
Special interests or skills are welcome and strongly encouraged, outstanding attitude and self motivation are a must. Our ideal candidate must be team oriented with a strong passion for high quality patient care, client communication and service. Schedule will be approximately 4 days/week (early evenings and rotating Saturdays are required). Current Virginia license required.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
Ridgewood Animal Hospital is a client-oriented practice, and is here to provide the highest quality veterinary care possible while providing a professional, compassionate environment for our patients, pet owners and our team members.We recognize and appreciate the competence and professionalism of our veterinarians, management, and all support staff, without whose efforts the hospital could not fu...nction as it does. We promote high standards for all hospital staff and will work together as a team to achieve and exceed these standards.