We are looking for an Associate Veterinarian to join our busy 6 doctor small animal hospital.
The ideal candidate will be able to provide individualized compassionate care, have great communication skills with clients, and the ability to get along well with colleagues. We would prefer some experience with ultrasound and/or dentistry, and an interest in surgery, including the challenge of surgery on less than routine cases. New graduates welcome; mentorship provided. In January 2018 we implemented Fear Free techniques into our practice and have over 15 Fear Free certified professionals on staff!
Our clinic practices high quality medicine and has a good reputation, so we see patient referrals from several other clinics in Lincoln and the surrounding towns. We support our veterinarians as they find their area of interest (ultrasound, acupuncture, zoo medicine, ect…) We do a lot of in-house labs with a Vetscan, I-Stat, Reflotron, and have licensed technicians highly proficient in CBC’s, UA’s, and fecals, in addition to the standard heartworm tests and other snap tests. We use IDEXX Laboratories for our reference lab. We have digital x-ray, digital dental x-ray, a Phillips ultrasound, and brand new dentistry and surgical laser equipment.
Shifts vary from 7am-3:30pm, 3 pm-11 pm M-F, and Saturdays from 8am-4pm (open 9am-3pm). We perform surgery from 7-3 M-F, plus any emergency surgeries during the evening shift or on weekends. Regularly scheduled hours seldom exceed 40 hours unless you are scheduled for weekend treatments (rotates between 5 veterinarians). No on-call emergency calls or shifts. Our clinic offers health, vision, dental, life, and 401k benefits. AVMA-PLIT insurance paid 100% by employer. Vacation and sick time available after 6 months. A generous employee discount and Christmas party are also a bonus!
Lincoln, NE has a lot to offer! There are plenty of great restaurants to satisfy every kind of palette. We have a wonderful school system and bike trails throughout the city and beyond. Being a college town, there are plenty of sporting events and a fun night-life scene downtown. There are a wide variety of grocery stores, theaters, and shopping options around town. Lincoln is located just 45 minutes SW of Omaha. Come find out what "Nebraska Nice" is all about!
Additional Salary Information: 25% commission with guaranteed base salary
About Pitts Veterinary Hospital
Our practice was established in 1974 with the goal of providing quality medical and surgical service to the pets of Lincoln, Nebraska. Over the years, we have grown from two doctors to six with a dedicated team of licensed veterinary technicians, hospital management, front desk, kennel and support staff. We are an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association, which sets standards for many practice areas. Our attention remains on preventive medicine and high-quality medical and surgical care.