Veterinarian - Primary Practice & Preventative Care
Highland Veterinary Clinic
Location: Evansville, Indiana
Type: Full Time
Salary negotiable with experience
DVM or equivalent
2 openings available.
We are all aware there is a shortage of veterinary professionals. But we aren’t looking for just any veterinarian. We’re looking for a veterinarian who is or aspires to become a leader or colleague in local veterinary practice with an excellent reputation as a veterinarian and community member--a vet who enjoys giving and receiving mentorship in an encouraging environment where we all want to succeed, because we know there is no shortage of beloved animals who are enhancing human lives.
Kindness, compassion, competency, empathy, interest, and rapport—these key words identify excellence in veterinary general family practice and preventative care and the veterinarian we are looking for is a doctor who approaches pet families in partnership with the entire veterinary team to enhance the quality of life of the pet patients they serve and the human family members who love them. You are the future of Highland Veterinary Clinic--we can't wait to meet you!
Compensation and Benefits
Negotiable based on experience and skill—base salary is $110k/yr
Longevity or student loan bonus payable over 2,3, or 4yrs (up to $60k over four years)
PTO: 5 Days Flex/sick/bereavement days after 6 months, and 14 days PTO after 1year
Standard paid Holidays
$1000 CE reimbursed or funded after 1 year, up to $3000 for proposed special interests after year 2
Apparel Allowance or Assistance
Significant Veterinary/Pet Care Discounts
Work/Life Balance isn’t just a suggestion, it’s mandatory! Management has an open door policy at this practice and we will help you strike this balance. Access to voluntary employee assistance programs.
Qualified Small Business Health Insurance Reimbursement Arrangement
Practice owners are open to developing buy-in opportunities or non-traditional models such as employee ownership
We serve a diverse suburban population of dedicated client families and a wonderful community of foster/rescue organizations in a hospital caring primarily for dogs and cats. Any team member at HVC can look forward to a practice environment which supports veterinary family practice, preventative medicine (a pioneering program started in 2001, which has been continually innovated over the last 20years), integrative medicine (i.e. regenerative stem-cell therapy, acupuncture and cold-laser therapy), some orthopedic and more advanced surgical techniques, soft tissue surgery, shelter/rescue medicine (forensics), small mammal care, and team-based management today--while looking forward to expanding his or her particular career interests and integrating them into our practice tomorrow. Highland Veterinary Clinic's facility amenities include:
Warm Welcoming Mentoring AND Mentorship Opportunities
Proven, Popular, and Fully Developed Preventative Healthcare Screening for Patients
Ardent Point of Care Stem Cell Therapies
Ardent Canine Cancer Vaccine Programs
Idexx Point of Care Vet-Lab Suite with VetConnect Plus
Antech Referral Lab Services and HealthTrax tools Preventative Care Screening
VDI Allergy Lab Services
Heska ViewCloud Digital Radiology Unit
Alicam ambulatory light-based imaging (ALI) device for dogs
CardioPet with VetMedStat Integration
Summus therapeutic cold-laser therapy
New Dentistry Unit
RVT Supervised Medical Boarding Program and Care of Special Needs Patients Only
Electronic Medical Records (EMR) management system via Covetrus Pulse & Rapport
Weave VOIP Services
Work/Life Balance isn’t Just Encouraged, It’s Required
Local Emergency After Hours Referral Hospital Available (read: predictable work hours)
Staff Ratio of One Technician and One Assistant Per Veterinarian
Low cost of living, large city amenities
Day-trip distance to Indianapolis, St. Louis, Louisville, and Nashville
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Live in Evansville, Indiana or can reliably commute.
A Doctor in Veterinary Medicine (DVM or VMD) or equivalent
A License to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Indiana or ability to obtain said license prior to work. DEA registration must be maintained.
Maintains a professional and safe environment in the practice and refrains from negative talk, gossip, gestures or implied attitudes that reflect poorly on the hospital or negatively impact the working environment of staff members or supervisors.
Strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, regular attendance, teamwork, initiative, dependability, and promptness are essential.
Accepts responsibility or maintains accountability during patient care—ability to listen to staff and clients objectively, helps set the tone for a positive image of the practice. Clearly communicate instructions to staff in respectful manner
Mentors new nursing and doctoral employees—assists with training. Must demonstrate desire to continue learning in veterinary care and participate in leading staff training.
Provides positive comradery, a spirit of community, and leadership to RVT, CSRs, and Veterinary Clinical Assistant scheduled to work the clinic and hospital shift with you. Is willing to assist staff with their duties when needed.
Assist in keeping appointments running on time
Communicate pertinent information to colleagues for efficient case management. Is available to colleagues/management when off duty for matters or questions that absolutely cannot wait
Understands staff injury protocols
Maintains patient, client and employee confidentiality
Understands and participates in Inclement weather protocols
Regularly attends outside CE meetings for a minimum of 20 hours/year. Shares information gathered at CE meetings with colleagues and staff.
Ability to Provide Comprehensive Patient Work Ups
Client Communication & Education Skills
Primary Care Diagnostic Procedures & Soft-Tissue Surgery (Elective and Non-Elective)
Completes Digital Medical Records
Prescribes Medications and Treatments
Abides within Compassionate, Responsible, Financial Policies
At Highland Veterinary Clinic, we are committed to providing compassionate, innovative, and accessible care, born in a tradition of excellence, for pets, families, our community and our team. Our primary mission is to enhance our pet patient's well-being and quality of life, always in service to the human & animal bond. Our achievements are reflected in our compassionate, approachable, and knowledgeable staff; our progressive and innovative approach to the latest technological advances in veterinary family medicine; our acceptance and implementation of the foremost medical practices; and our excellence in exceptional client services.