At Chewy, we’re changing the veterinary care experience from the ground up! It starts by creating a culture and work environment where veterinary teams can succeed every day. With the launch of our new vet clinics in early 2024, we are looking for?a full-time Associate Veterinarian to join our Healthcare Practice Team. As clinical team member, you’ll work in a practice designed from the ground up by veterinarians, equipped with advanced equipment and purpose-built technology so that you can practice your best medicine and focus on patient and pet parent care. We offer a customer- and team member-centric work environment where, together, we deliver care that starts with a visit and lasts a lifetime! This position is a unique opportunity to work with one of the most dynamic and innovative teams at Chewy.
Chewy Vet Care is a comprehensive pet healthcare practice that delivers connected care through a gold standard of veterinary medicine. Our mission is clear - to become the most trusted and convenient destination for pet parents, and partners, everywhere. This is an opportunity to join the industry leader that not only cares about what you do, but what you need as a person. We’ll provide excellent benefits, scheduling options that fit your lifestyle, and growth opportunities to enhance your clinical and leadership aspirations. Join the team that understands that caring for the pets we love starts with greater care for our veterinary teams.
What You'll Do:
Empower the care team to deliver an unparalleled client experience.
Develop a rapport with clients and determine their needs and wishes.
Perform physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Able to perform more complex surgeries and mastered the ability to provide care of complicated cases.
Explain physical examination findings and communicate to the client a diagnosis of the pet’s condition; generate and present a treatment plan for the pet to the client.
Educate clients on preventative health care, including vaccines and appropriate nutritional products.
Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records and make certain all necessary logs are kept up to date through established protocols; assist colleagues in follow-up and future management of the patient.
Stay up to date with new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine, attend continuing education meetings.
Assist in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Positively represents the clinic in the professional community and to the public.
Support Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants with escalations as needed.
Participation in self-development courses and Chewy Vet Care required compliance training.
Perform related duties and assignments as directed by management.
Position may require some travel.
What you'll need:
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM, VMD) or equivalent is required.
An active veterinary license in good standing
2 - 3 years’ experience in general medicine and surgery; residency or internship trained
The ability to multi-task with a high degree of integrity and accountability.
Have exemplary listening and problem-solving skills, strong verbal and written communication skills.
Is comfortable collaborating with other veterinary professionals, utilizing a team-oriented environment.
Is passionate about helping people and pets with empathy and excellent customer service focus.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and perform well in a face paced, self-starter environment.
Physical job requirements:
Standing or walking up to 80% per shift.
Frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
Frequently lift up to 70 pounds using an optional team lift.
Rarely lift greater than 70+ pounds using a team lift.
At Chewy, our mission is to be the most trusted and convenient destination for pet parents and partners, everywhere. Behind the scenes, our talented teams are made up of innovators, delighters, big-thinkers and, of course, passionate pet people—creating a place where you'll be empowered to build, grow and unleash your fullest potential.