Enjoy work-life balance as a veterinarian at Rockledge Animal Clinic! Our 4 doctor, AAHA accredited, small animal practice in Brevard County, Florida is located minutes from the beach and a short drive to the Orlando area. We are seeking a full-time associate veterinarian to join our well-established, small animal clinic. Serving our community for over 40 years, our busy practice has a large client base and offers many benefits including a competitive salary, continued education, uniform allowance, dues and licensing fees, 401k, professional liability insurance, vacation time, and personal pet care allowance. Our excellent support staff strive to provide high quality care while having compassion for our patients and clients. Candidate must be self-motivated, have excellent communication skills with a strong interest in medicine and surgery, and have a calm, collaborative personality. Mentorship will be provided as candidate transitions into practice. A guaranteed salary base based on experience with a percentage of production allows for growth while providing a work/life balance. Base starting $85,000-$115,000 annually plus an opportunity to bonus quarterly. Candidate will work 4 weekdays with alternating Saturday mornings 8-11am. No emergency after hours or on call. Closed most holidays.
Provides compassionate care to patients.
Works with owners to set practice medical policies and procedures; performs all duties in accordance with them.
Plans and carries out a significant program of personal medical continuing education.
Works with the owners on plans for developing and growing the business.
Is active in professional organizations and community activities.
Communicates objectives, motivates staff, builds and maintains morale; maintains core values and standards.
Helps to develop new programs and processes that meet clients’ changing needs.
Sets an example for the staff in dealing with clients; promotes the concept of the client-centered environment.
Delivers in-house medical training to the support staff when asked to do so.
Works toward and attains practice productivity standards.
Promotes cooperative working environment among staff members; understands the value of teamwork; shows enthusiasm and willingness to perform as necessary to help the practice function as a unit.
Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.
Performs physical examinations using preliminary date provided by the veterinary technicians; diagnoses physical condition and presents diagnostic and treatment alternatives to the client being sensitive to their emotional as well financial needs.
Performs medical, surgical and dental procedures; provides emergency services in accordance with hospital standards of care.
Interprets the results of laboratory procedures and determines the appropriate protocol based on the results; reads radiographs and interprets EKGs and EEGs.
Prescribes medications in accordance with manufacturers label instructions and uses. Understands common side-effects and common drug interactions with other medications.
Promptly, accurately and legibly updates client records in support of the SOAP reporting method.
Understands and carries out treatment orders from other veterinarians; makes necessary changes in treatment plan when diagnostic results support the decision to do so.
Performs other duties as assigned.
About Rockledge Animal Clinic
4 doctor, small animal, AAHA practice; established 1979