Rolling Hills Veterinary Service is seeking an enthusiastic new graduate or experienced DVM to join our practice. We are looking for a full or part time associate for a busy 4 doctor practice at our new facility that was built in 2012 and expanded in 2021. We are a mixed practice veterinary clinic treating both small, exotic and large animals. RHVS is approximately 65% small animal and 35% large animal. We are located in Bethel, Ohio, a small rural town, just 40 minutes east of Cincinnati. We provide 24-hour large animal emergency services to our clients and emergency on-call shifts are currently rotated between doctors. The new associate will also be added into this rotation. We offer a competitive benefit package with matching Simple IRA, PTO, yearly dues and CE allowance, production bonus' as well as a sign on bonus. We are seeking a caring and motivated veterinarian with good communication skills who has a drive to provide not only high-quality medicine but great client service as well. We highly encourage mentorships and frequently have students who shadow in the clinic and ride along with the doctors. Interested candidates that would like to join our RHVS family (team) should contact Rolling Hills Veterinary Service
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITES
Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries.
Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, performing surgery, or other therapies.
Inoculate animals against various diseases.
Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis.
Perform laboratory procedures and diagnostic tests, including parasitology, hematology and urinalysis.
Operate diagnostic equipment, such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment, and interpret the resulting images.
Administer anesthetics, perform surgery, and monitor patients during surgery and recovery with the assistance of the technical team.
Follow discharge guidelines for hospitalized and post-surgery patients and treatment plan guidelines for clients to ensure proper patient treatment in the home environment including client follow up post hospitalization.
Answer client questions and provide education on various aspects of animal care and treatment. Advise animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, and general care necessary to promote health of their pets.
Educate the public about diseases that can be spread from animals to humans.
Call back/follow-up with clients; recommend medical progress visits when appropriate.
Humanely euthanize animals when it has been mutually agreed upon by the patient’s owner.
Document actions by completing forms, reports, logs and patient records.
Train and supervise team members who handle and care for animals; as needed.
Deal with clients and employees in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism.
Provide guidance and leadership to the healthcare team that will positively influence the level of care and service provided to the clients and patients of Rolling Hills Veterinary Service.
Participate in business development as instructed by management and/or ownership.
Attend monthly team meetings and other pertinent in-house training.
Perform other duties assigned.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Valid and in good standing licensed veterinarian within the state of Ohio.
Qualifies to have a DEA license.
Have a valid Driver’s License.
Knowledge of principles, theories and practices of veterinary medicine and science. Knowledge of the procedures used for receiving, treating, and scheduling patients, for ordering medical supplies, and requesting laboratory tests.
Ability to read and interpret documents, including federal and state regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, and medical texts.
Ability to write reports, correspondence and medical records that meet professional standards.
Able to perform veterinary surgery in a safe, accurate and healthy manner.
Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
Client and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing client and personal services. This includes client needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of client satisfaction.
Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
Must have active listening, critical thinking, complex problem solving, time management, judgment and decision making skills.
Verbal communication — Talk to others to convey information effectively.
Strong computer skills in order to obtain and enter client information, order laboratory and diagnostic tests, and receive and send messages.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
Commitment to the mission of Rolling Hills Veterinary Service.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
CONTROLS OVER WORK
The associate veterinarian provides continuing or individual assignments to the healthcare team indicating generally what is to be done, limitations, quality and quantity expected in accordance with the hospital policies and procedures. The associate veterinarian uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments independently without specific instructions, but refers deviations, problems, and unfamiliar situations not covered by instructions to the owner-doctor(s) or medical director for decision or help. Administrative supervision may be provided by the management team.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job.
Frequently required to bend, stand, stoop, walk, sit, talk, and listen; frequently working in a bent position.
Frequently use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; will reach with hands and arms.
Use strength or agility in capturing and restraining stronger, more active animals.
We are a mixed animal veterinary practice with mobile service located in Bethel, OH. Dr. Kelly Liming, Dr. Jason Patchell, Dr. Erin Luker and Dr. Carolina Dwyer can help you with all your large and small animal needs. Species seen include: equine, cattle, alpaca, llama, goat, sheep, swine, dogs, and cats. All veterinarians are licensed in Ohio to serve your veterinary needs.
When a pet patient enters our office, their health and well-being become our primary concern. Our staff is dedicated to upholding notable veterinary standards to provide your pet with superior care in a welcoming, relaxed environment.
In serving our pet parents, we aim to help further educate them by providing resources that allow pet owners to make informed decisions regarding their pet’s wellness. Our website is intended to serve as a veterinary health reference that we hope you find interesting and informative.