Clarke Animal Hospital, located in the Beautiful Grand Rapids area of West Michigan, is seeking an associate veterinarian to join our growing team.
We are a full service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care to dogs, cats, and exotic pets in Spring Lake, MI. We strive to make our work environment fun and family oriented by offering flexible hours and outstanding benefits. Our expert team of doctors and technicians boast a combined 51 years of experience to provide high quality medicine. The ideal candidate for this position will possess excellent client communication skills, the ability to work effectively with fellow team members, and is committed to providing the highest standards of veterinary care. Our doctors rotate between Clarke Animal Hospital and our nearby sister hospital, Glenpark Animal Hospital.
Please visit our website for additional information: www.clarkeanimalhospital.net
About Our Hospital
Dedicated Surgery Suite | In-house Radiography | Dental Radiography | All New Equipment for Oral Surgery and Dental Prophylaxis| Ultrasound | In-House Labs | Tonopen | State-of-the-art Anesthetic Monitoring Equipment
We are just minutes away from beautiful Lake Michigan, with many state parks offering hiking, boating, fishing, cross country skiing, and much more. Additionally, we are only 40 minutes from Grand Rapids and all of the amenities it has to offer!
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.