Wasilla Veterinary Clinic is looking for an enthusiastic Associate Veterinarian to join our fun loving team.
The Wasilla Veterinary Clinic, established in 1978, is not only the first full-service, small animal veterinary clinic in Wasilla, providing comprehensive medical, endoscopic, surgical and dental care but we were again voted as the BEST by readers of our local newspaper,The Frontiersman, in their annual survey of the Best in the Valley! Our current team, which we are aiming to grow, consists of 5 DVMs, 2 LVTs, 6 veterinary assistants and 6 receptionists; each one is highly skilled and extremely valued. Our philosophy is to provide high-quality veterinary care in a compassionate manner, so that our clients' pets may enjoy long and healthy lives.
In-hospital surgery suite? with brand new surgical lights
3 Exam rooms
State of the art endoscope
New Dental Table
About Wasilla, AK:
The area of Wasilla, Alaska, affectionately coined as "Lake Country," is the perfect home-base for fishing and water sport enthusiasts. Home of the world-famous Iditarod Sled Dog Race Headquarters, Wasilla offers all of the charms of an historic mining outpost, but with the modern perks and convenience of popular big box stores, a bustling shopping district and a variety of restaurants from the quaint to fine dining. Just 40 miles north of Anchorage with access to major highways, Wasilla offers the best of Alaska's great wilderness.
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.