Roanoke Animal Hospital, located in Roanoke Rapids, NC, is seeking an energetic, compassionate Associate Veterinarian to join our growing team!
Roanoke Animal Hospital is Eastern North Carolina’s premier full service veterinary hospital. Our modern two doctor practice offers a wide variety of cutting edge medical, surgical, and dental treatment options to a loyal and compliant clientele. Our doctors enjoy the support of a cohesively trained, cheerful staff, and a sustainable work-life balance. New graduates are encouraged to apply, as our tenured veterinarians are able to provide thoughtful and thorough mentorship.
About the hospital:
Fully equipped surgical suite, offering a variety of soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries
Ultrasound and Echocardiogram capability
Digital radiology including dental
Full service boarding, grooming, and daycare
Skills and Basic Qualifications
An ideal candidate is outgoing and able to easily connect and communicate with patients and team members alike. Is passionate about providing high levels of clinical care in the exam room as well as in the surgical suite.
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.
We offer a competitive benefits package including:
Health, Dental, Vision
Annual CE funds, DEA and Licensure
and other industry perks
The Associate Veterinarian (AV) is responsible for medical and surgical care of patients in the exam room and in the hospital. This includes maintaining client relationships and effectively communicating the care, needs and condition of their pet. Medical records are maintained in an accurate and legible manner and estimates are presented to clients in advance of care, as appropriate. The AV is considered a member of the hospital’s management team and is therefore responsible for supporting the hospital leadership and NVA.
Duties & Responsibilities
Maintains a current license of veterinary medicine and documentation of required hours of continuing education credits per calendar year.
Oversees surgical and medical cases of patients, insuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates and client communication and education.
Properly assesses patient needs and presents an accurate estimate of care costs to the client in advance of treatment.
Maintains accurate and complete electronic medical records.
Provides follow up on patient care, condition and communicates regularly with the client, keeping them appraised on the care needs of the patient.
Oversees transfer of medical cases from doctor to doctor as appropriate.
Maintains and improves quality of medical and surgical procedures.
Answers client questions and complaints regarding medical and surgical procedures.
Follows the Board of Veterinary Medicine requirements for the inventory of all controlled drugs.
Is accountable regarding laws and regulations pertaining to the practice of veterinary medicine and veterinary facilities.
Is in good standing with the State Board of Veterinary Medicine.
Minimizes waste and controls costs relating to medical supplies, surgical instruments, and drug inventories.
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.
Internal Number: 3610
About Roanoke Animal Hospital
To improve the comfort and well-being of pets by providing progressive and compassionate care. We develop a community of animal hospitals and pet resorts that share knowledge to achieve sustainable growth.