Hidden Valley Animal Hospital in Independence, MO is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our caring and compassionate team!
Hidden Valley Animal Hospital is an AAHA accredited small animal primary care practice located in Independence, MO. We offer medical care, boarding, and grooming in a pet friendly environment. A dedicated staff, great clients, 401K plan, and health benefits are just some of the rewards you receive as a member of our team. Come join our expanding practice and help us continue to grow! Excellent opportunity for growth.
Two table surgery suite and two table treatment area
No “on call” or after hours emergency duty
Independence, Mo is an eastern suburb of Kansas City located just north of I-70. The area is growing and has a lot to offer including great shopping and award winning schools. We are minutes away from a variety of sporting events, cultural attractions, and fantastic restaurants. It’s a friendly community with so much to offer!
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.