AAHA-accredited Stafford Veterinary Hospital in Manahawkin, New Jersey is seeking a part-time Associate Veterinarian to join our 5-doctor team (potential for full-time)! Our ideal candidate is proficient in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, and has experience with ultrasound, exotics, and dentistry. Relocation bonus potential! We are a friendly group of doctors and technicians (many certified) who are knowledgable, medically progressive, and open to new ideas. Our clinic is centrally located near Long Beach Island, NYC and Philadelphia, and Wharton State Forest, providing entertainment for city- and nature-enthusiasts alike.
Our clinic features:
- Laser Surgery
- Laser Therapy Unit
- Digital Radiographs
- Complete in-house blood work
- New high speed dental equipment with digital dental x-ray
Find us online at staffordvet.com!
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/VMD) 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.