Paradise Pet Hospital is seeking a full-time, experienced Chief of Staff veterinarian who enjoys providing our patients and clients with a high standard of care and customer service. We offer full service veterinary care to canine and feline patients. We are paperless, utilizing Cornerstone veterinary software to maintain digital medical and financial records, and offer internal medicine, digital radiology, surgery, dentistry, in-house lab and pharmacy, ultrasound, orthopedic and specialty surgeries, comprehensive preventative care, Wellness Plans, and much more!
We offer competitive wages; group health, dental, and vision insurance; PTO; discounts on pet care; and CE allowance.
Salary $125,000/yr (negotiable)
Possess a broad base of knowledge and skills requisite for the practice of veterinary medicine in order to treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, performing surgery, or other therapies.
Ability to function in a variety of clinical situations and to render a wide spectrum of patient care.
Scientific knowledge accompanied by basic intellectual attitudes, ethical professional attitudes and behaviors and moral principles that are essential for a responsible veterinarian to possess.
Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries.
Inoculate animals against various diseases.
Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis.
Perform laboratory procedures and diagnostic tests, including parasitology, hematology and urinalysis.
Operate diagnostic equipment such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment, and interpret the resulting images.
Administer anesthetics, perform surgery, and monitor patients during surgery and recovery with the assistance of the technical team.
Humanely euthanize animals when it has been mutually agreed upon by the patient’s owner.
Answer client questions and provide education on various aspects of animal care and treatment. Advise animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, and general care necessary to promote health of their pets.
Educate clients about Wellness Plans, preventive care, pet health needs, any diagnosis or treatment, hospital services and other recommendations. Coach veterinary medical team to provide such education.
Educate the public about diseases that can be spread from animals to humans.
Call back/follow-up with clients; recommend medical progress visits when appropriate.
Follow discharge guidelines for hospitalized and post-surgery patients and treatment plan guidelines for clients to ensure proper patient treatment in the home environment including client follow up post hospitalization.
Train and supervise team members who handle and care for animals; as needed.
Deal with clients and employees in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism.
Provide guidance and leadership to the healthcare team that will positively influence the level of care and service provided to the clients and patients of PetMedic Hospitals.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Knowledge of principles, theories and practices of veterinary medicine and science. Knowledge of the procedures used for receiving, treating, and scheduling patients, for ordering medical supplies, and requesting laboratory tests.
Ability to read and interpret documents, including federal and state regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, medical texts.
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.
Biology – Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
Medicine and Dentistry — 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.
Client and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing client and personal services. This includes client needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of client satisfaction.
Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Chemistry — Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
Knowledge of the English language, spelling and meaning of commonly used terminology of veterinary medicine to accurately record results of tests and file veterinary medical reports according to alphanumeric or subject matter headings.
Strong computer skills in order to obtain and enter client information, order laboratory and diagnostic tests, and receive and send messages.
Ability to multitask
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.
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) or equivalent degree
License in good standing with the Nevada State Veterinary Board
Privilege and DEA Licenses
About Paradise Pet Hospital
PetMedic Hospitals is a group of small animal practices in the Las Vegas, NV area. At PetMedic, we enjoy providing our patients and clients with a high standard of care and customer service. We offer full service veterinary care to canine and feline patients. We also value our team members and strive to create an environment in which they can thrive and prosper.
We are paperless, utilizing Cornerstone veterinary software to maintain digital medical and financial records, and offer internal medicine, digital radiology, surgery, dentistry, in-house lab and pharmacy, laser therapy, ultrasound, orthopedic and specialty surgeries, comprehensive preventative care, Wellness Plans, and much more!
For our team members, we offer competitive wages; group health, dental, and vision insurance; PTO; discounts on pet care; and CE allowance for DVMs and LVTs.