Associate Veterinarian in Newtown, PA- offering up to $5000 sign on bonus
Sycamore Veterinary Hospital
February 14, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
Sycamore Veterinary Hospital has been a trusted name in the veterinary field for over 30 years. We are currently looking to add to our team!
We are seeking a part time or full time Associate Veterinarian to join our two doctor practice. Experienced doctors, as well as confident new grads, are welcome to apply!
As a member of our family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Our hospital provides services including, but not limited to, preventative care, soft-tissue surgery (laser and non), an in-house full diagnostic laboratory, chronic disease management, digital radiology, and dental care, with the option to expand into fields such as ultrasound, laser therapy, rehabilitation, behavior, and clinical trials. You will also have the opportunity to work with local shelters and rescue organizations.
Medical and Surgical Responsibilities
Assist medical director in defining standards of care for medical, surgical and dental procedures.
Examine patients during outpatient appointments. Perform appropriate wellness and diagnostic procedures and treat appropriate medical issues.
Manage inpatient medical and surgical cases in accordance with hospital standards.
Provide emergency medical care when indicated.
Keep detailed, accurate medical records and communicate effectively with clients.
Participate in relevant continuing medical education.
Healthcare Team Management
Supervise and work closely with the veterinary technicians to provide excellent patient care. Develop training programs and continuing education to improve their job skills.
Work with the Client Care Team to improve client communication and satisfaction. Develop training programs to enhance computer software use to provide a high level of customer service.
Be accessible and cooperative with the staff while maintaining an appropriate professional relationship with them.
Work to understand the financial goals of the hospital.
Help the practice owners and the medical director develop strategies to improve the productivity of the business.
Set productivity standards for the hospital and strive to attain them.
Participate in continuing education to enhance business knowledge and understand the principles of veterinary hospital economics.
Communicate compassionately and effectively with clients. Present all treatment options and help clients make informed decisions based on the medical facts. Alternative treatment plans must be developed in cases with financial constraints. Always be sensitive to the emotional needs of the clients.
Be a role model for the staff in effective client communication and establishing long-term professional relationships with clients.
Help develop programs to attract and retain new clients.
Marketing and Leadership
Be an ambassador for the hospital. Participate in community activities which involve pets and veterinary medicine.
Be active in professional organizations which promote veterinary medicine.
Participate and play an active role in staff meetings and hospital activities.
Promote the development of a positive work environment by being professional, enthusiastic and striving to develop an atmosphere of teamwork where all members are respected and valued.
D.V.M. or V.M.D. degree
Must hold current Pennsylvania license
At Sycamore we offer:
-A very competitive salary or hourly rate
-Medical, dental, and vision insurance
-Generous CE allowance
-Life and Long Term Disability insurance
-Professional Liability Coverage
-Reimbursement opportunities for state licensing
About Sycamore Veterinary Hospital
Sycamore Veterinary Hospital in Newtown, Pennsylvania, is a full service small animal hospital providing preventative care, disease management, and surgery for your beloved dogs and cats.
Sycamore Veterinary Hospital was established by Dr. Neubauer in 1979 and has been caring for pets ever since. Our long-standing technicians and staff have dedicated their lives to creating animal care continuity from birth to geriatric. Dr. Saul Neubauer and Dr. Brittany Weiss provide experience, enthusiasm, and energy in patient care. The hospital advances and stays in the forefront of patient treatment and diagnosis using advanced equipment including in house laboratory, digital radiology, and laser surgery.
Our Mission is to be there for our clients by providing unparalleled medical care in an atmosphere of uncompromising compassion so our patients live long and healthy lives.