Mt. Diablo Veterinary Medical Center is seeking a part-time Associate Veterinarian!
Established in 1966, Mt. Diablo Veterinary Medical Center is a full-service small animal hospital that provides compassionate, state of the art quality healthcare.
Our general practice services include all aspects of wellness and preventative medicine along with on site comprehensive laboratory diagnostics. Specialty services encompass internal medicine, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, dentistry, dermatology, cardiology, oncology, neurology and radiology. We also offer advanced services in diagnostic ultrasound, laser surgery and stem cell therapy.
At Mt. Diablo Veterinary Medical Center, we believe that everyday animals touch our lives and make us better people. Our hospital provides a clean, friendly, professional environment where clients and their pets are treated with compassion, courtesy and respect. We strive to practice the best medicine possible and care for the patients as if they were our very own.
About the Hospital:
Stem Cell Therapy
Catalyst/lasercyte for in-house lab
Spacious Surgery Suite
About the Location:
Great location with easy access to San Francisco, beaches, and mountains! Lafayette is well known for pastoral hills and upscale lifestyle. Ideal California climate as well as top-rated schools. Close knit community but located near larger cities. Lots of shopping, dining, and hiking trails...perfect for families!
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.
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.
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