Heather Ridge Pet Hospital is seeking a collaborative Associate Veterinarian to join our experienced team! Our practice focuses on high quality medicine, client education and staff development.
Heather Ridge Pet Hospital is located in Sioux Falls, SD which is nestled along the Big Sioux River, and is situated in close proximity to Minnesota and Iowa, and has a metro population of over 250,000.
ABOUT THE HOSPITAL
Beautiful newer facility has separate entrances for dogs and cats and six exam rooms, treatment/recovery area, surgery suite, dental/prep area, radiology room
In-house laboratory capabilities for blood chemistries and CBC (IDEXX systems), urinalysis, and sediments, cytology and cultures, PCV-TP and various SNAP tests. Also, close association with external full-service clinical and pathological laboratories
Ultra-sonic and high speed drill - dental equipment
Digital dental x-ray
Complete pharmacy - large inventory of established pharmaceuticals as well as many of the latest developments
Newest version of AVI Mark computerization streamlines the management of a growing client database
More information at www.heatherridgepet.com
The city of Sioux Falls is consistently ranked in the top ten for best places to live in the United States and has been voted the #1 best city in the United States for young professionals each of the last three years. Sioux Falls is a very safe community and has superb schools and heath care, affordable housing, and a strong economy. On top of that, Sioux Falls has more than 80 public parks, 19 miles of bike trails, and a revitalized downtown. The quality of life here is amazing!
Builds rapport with clients by gathering information, listening to, and empathizing with their concerns
Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures
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 support team to ensure delivery of 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 equivalent degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of South Dakota.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Works collaboratively with all 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.
NVA General Practice is a leading veterinary community of over 1,200 independently managed hospitals united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Committed to serving the needs of pet owners in local communities around the world, NVA General Practice is driven by a mission to improve the comfort and well-being of pets through progressive and compassionate care.
Our network of hospitals creates an integrated community of medical expertise and collaboration, enabling continuous growth and learning for our animal care teams.
For more information, visit www.nva.com.