ORLANDO, FL - Associate Veterinarian - New Grads Encouraged!
Kirkman Road Veterinary Clinic
December 28, 2017
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Any experience level considered
Canine, Feline, Exotic/Avian
DVM or equivalent
Kirkman Road Veterinary Clinic in Orlando, FL is seeking a new graduate or experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our practice!
Kirkman Road Veterinary Clinic is a well-established clinic founded in 1988 with an emphasis on providing high quality medical care to the pets in southwest Orlando. We are looking for an experienced associate or a new graduate that would like to join our small animal-exotic pet hospital. The ideal candidate would be interested in all facets of practice – medicine, routine surgery, dentistry, and small exotic or pocket type pets. We have a mentoring environment to allow our associates to grow their professional skills. We have 4 full-time and 2 part-time veterinarians to provide for quality care to our clients.
We focus on modern, complete medical and surgical care
Our practice is 85% dogs and cats and 15% exotics including; birds, reptiles, small rodents and ferrets
Our equipment includes
Digital X-Ray Fovea
Digital dental X-Ray and two complete work stations
Full Idexx in house laboratory as well as referral lab
Dedicated surgical suite with electro-cautery and radio-cautery units
Three isoflurane bases anesthesia machines
We have specialists come in house for abdominal ultrasound and orthopedics
Our current staff of doctors have a combined experience of over 90 years of practice. This allows for a mentoring environment to grow all our doctors and provide high quality care to our clients.
About Orlando, Florida
Orlando is located in central Florida, just 40 miles from the coast. Orlando is a growing city with extensive entertainment and civic opportunities. Orlando is the home to Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios. Orlando also has professional basketball and soccer teams; the Magic and Orlando city. There are fine arts and local community organizations throughout the city as well as excellent healthcare systems in place.
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) 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.