Associate Veterinarian opening at our small animal practice in Chambersburg, PA
Offering: Generous Sign on Bonus, Retention Bonus, Relocation Assistance and Student Loan Assistance
Best Friends Animal Hospital is a 3 doctor, well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care. We are located in Chambersburg, PA, a modern city with a small-town feel with a population of approximately 52,000.
We are presently seeking a full-time veterinarian who is willing to practice progressive small animal clinical medicine and surgery. An experienced veterinarian is preferred, but a recent graduate will be considered. We will support growth and learning as well as provide mentorship. Someone with an interest to learn alternative medicines or exotics is encouraged to apply. We offer a flexible schedule and limited weekend and on call. Our successful candidate must be able to perform surgery, evaluate medical patients, order appropriate tests and provide a diagnosis and treatment plan.
About our hospital:
Large building with 5 exam rooms, large treatment area, and surgery suite
In-house ECG’s run and interpreted
Full In-house laboratory utilizing modern Idexx equipment for both in-house and send out
Ultrasonic Dental equipment
Electrosurgery and C02 Laser surgery
Complete pharmacy- well-stocked inventory of established pharmaceuticals as well as many of the latest developments
Digital X-ray system with excellent imaging quality seconds as well as Digital dental x-rays
Indoor boarding kennels with outdoor walking areas
Newest version of AVI Mark software
Access to local practices when special diagnostic procedures are required
What we’re looking for:
At least 1 year experience – although new grads are welcome to apply
The area is rich in our nation’s Civil War history, with seasonal beauty, year-round recreation, and old-fashioned, hometown appeal. Recreation, shopping and cultural activities include: hunting, skiing, tubing, golf and fishing. Larger city attractions are easily accessible from Chambersburg, located only 3 hours outside Pittsburgh & Philadelphia, approximately 2 hours from Baltimore & D.C and 1 hour to Harrisburg & Frederick, MD. A desirable school district offering both private and public options and low cost of living makes Chambersburg the perfect place to live!
Skills and Qualifications:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed
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.