Associate Veterinarian needed at our growing practice West of Chicago
Critter Care Veterinary Clinic
February 23, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
Canine, Feline, Exotic/Avian
DVM or equivalent
Critter Care located in Plano, Illinois (30 minutes from Naperville) is seeking a Veterinarian to join our growing team
NEW GRADS WELCOME TO APPLY
We are looking for an experienced Veterinarian or a new graduate who embodies being part of a team with a patient and client education focused work ethic. The successful candidate will exemplify a teaching philosophy and possess team building skills. Experience with Orthopedic Surgery and an interest in Exotics is a plus, however not necessary.
ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL
Critter Care Veterinary Clinic is a full-service, small animal practice. Our team provides progressive, high quality medicine and care. We take the time to get to know our clients and provide a stress free environment. We are proud of our long-standing client relationships. This approach has been instrumental in Critter Care receiving the 2017 ‘ Best of the Fox ‘ award as well as five-star customer review status on Yelp and Facebook.
Our team of dedicated Veterinary Professionals consists of 3 Veterinarians (10 + years of experience), 2 Technicians (8+ years of experience) and Receptionists. Every member of our team is important as we work together to reach our shared goal of offering the best lifelong healthcare for our patients and clients. Our caring and efficient team stays updated on the newest advances, techniques, and medications to assure quality health care for your pets. We strive to always be in the cutting edge of medical, surgical and public health knowledge. Our veterinarians and clinic staff pursue continuing education and pair it with longstanding experience to provide the highest standard in veterinary medicine.
4 patient exam rooms with separate Surgery Suite and dental area
Located 50 miles west of Chicago and 10 miles west of Aurora (the second largest city in Illinois), Plano is a growing, family-oriented community that has more than doubled its size since 2000.
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.