Due to our tremendous growth, Countryside Animal Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our 4-doctor AAHA-accredited practice in Tempe. This position can be part-time or full-time. Our ideal candidate has at least 1 year of experience working in a general practice setting, is confident in surgery and dentistry, and has exceptional communication skills.
About Our Hospital
Countryside Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited animal hospital located in Tempe, AZ. Our modern facility is designed to provide the highest level of veterinary care at an affordable cost. Our team's commitment to excellence includes industry leading animal care, community education programs through local organizations and schools, and individualized client education. We also maintain the highest standards for facility cleanliness and enhancing patient and client comfort.
Since 1986, our veterinarians and health care team have provided compassionate veterinary care and services year after year, making us the animal hospital of choice for pet owners in and around the Tempe area. Our progressive technology and services provide the latest in veterinary medicine, in addition to aiding in the early detection and the treatment of various diseases.
Digital x-ray, including digital dental x-ray
New dental unit
Full in-house bloodwork suite
Pet Annual Wellness (PAW) Plans
Bonded clients and staff
High staff retention
5-star Yelp reviews
Find more information on our clinic at countrysideanimal.com!
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/VMD) 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.