Coffee Road Animal Hospital is Seeking an Associate DVM to join our team!
We are looking for a full-time or part-time associate Veterinarian to join our thriving small animal practice and boarding facility in Bakersfield, CA. Coffee Road Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Our mission at Coffee Road Animal Hospital is to provide comprehensive high quality veterinary care with an emphasis on exceptional client service and patient care. Our doctors and hospital staff are committed to providing the best quality health services for every patient.
About the hospital:
We are a 4 doctor practice with experienced support staff
4 Exam Rooms
Bakersfield is located in California's central valley. Home to live music, museums, and unique dining, Bakersfield offers plenty to do with a small-town feel. Centrally located, Bakersfield is a short drive to both the beach and the mountains, yet offers a modest cost of living.
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.