VCA Jericho Animal Hospital located in Syosset, NY, is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian OR Medical Director to join our team!
About our practice:
Jericho Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, 4-doctor small animal practice which has been providing full-service veterinary medical services to our local community for over 40 years. We provide proactive, preventative early disease detection including annual blood testing and prophylactic dental cleanings. Our support staff is second to none, with 2 LVT's, and 2 additional technicians completing their certifications. We're open 6 days per week, closed on Sundays, with some on-call availability to our clients.Located on the quiet North Shore of Long Island, the Syosset area is very close to all major highways and stores.
What makes us unique?
·We pride ourselves on our family style practice with long-standing, loyal clients
·Wide access to a specialist network
·Currently provide advanced surgical services as well as reproductive services since a large number of clients are top quality breeders that perform all sorts of diagnostics
·Technicians are widely utilized, as they are well-skilled in all phases of surgical and medical nursing.
·Many in-house diagnostics including full digital radiography (whole body using hands-free techniques and dental) ultrasound, CBC and chemistry machines.
·In-house therapies including cold-therapeutic laser and cryoprobe
·Doctors have a consistent, rotating schedule with a dedicated surgery day, including one-on-one support staff (or more if necessary, in busy or emergency situations)
Which applicants will be successful?
·Must have excellent client communication skills
·Detail oriented in medical record documentation
·Strong surgical skills required, including routine spay and neuter, foreign body surgery, gastropexies, and splenectomies.Orthopedics a plus..
·Experience in dental extractions is a must
·Experience in reproductive techniques, or a willingness to learn, preferred; including artificial insemination, semen evaluation, pregnancy check ultrasound, fetal heart rates, and caesarian sections.
·Confident decision-making skills, with the ability to delegate to technicians
In this position you'll use your superior medical judgment combined with a high level of confidence, empathy and humility to build a loyal client base and heal pets. We're looking for a doctor who is licensed in New York and has graduated from an accredited veterinary medicine program. Doctors who are successful at our practice are passionate about what they do, enjoy educating our clients, and tackling a wide variety of cases from basic to complex. We're looking for a team player, someone who steps in and assists wherever needed, and is comfortable consulting with others.
Network of 4,500+ doctors, including more than 600 Specialists.
Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies in the U.S.
WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff.
Robust Clinical Studies program.
Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities.
We offer competitive compensation and great benefits for eligible employees, including medical/dental, generous personal pet care discounts and more!
Internal Number: R-38608
About VCA Animal Hospitals
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.