Care Animal Center is looking for a dedicated full or part time DVM to join our excellent team. Care Animal Center was founded in 2014 and is a locally owned Veterinary clinic in the Quad Cities. We are located in an established area of Davenport IA.
More information about us can be found at www.careanimalcenter.comor www.facebook.com/CareAnimalCenterQC/
Our Practice Has:
Building has three exam rooms, treatment/recovery area, surgery suite, dental/prep area, radiology room, isolation room
In-house laboratory capabilities for blood chemistry 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
Complete pharmacy – large inventory of established pharmaceuticals as well as many of the latest developments
AVI mark on multiple stations throughout the clinic
On site Grooming
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.
license in good standing to practice in Iowa
At least one year of practice experience, preferred
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
About Care Animal Center
Care Animal Center was established in 2014.Dr. Spencer grew up in Bettendorf, IA. After graduating from Bettendorf High School, she attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University. She moved to Schaumburg, IL in 2001 and practiced Veterinary Medicine at a small animal hospital near Chicago. Dr. Spencer, now Dr. Spencer-McShane, moved back to the Quad-City area to be closer to her family where she worked at Abel Keppy Veterinary clinic. Dr. Spencer took some time off from Veterinary work after her son Liam was born in 2011. After a few months, Dr. Spencer worked as a relief Vet for many clinics in the Quad Cities, from the Animal Emergency Center to clinics at Muscatine, DeWitt, Milan and Rock Island. Dr. Spencer also helped out the Quad City Animal Welfare Center in Milan, where she performed low cost Spays and Neuters on animals ready for adoption. Before opening Care Animal Center, she starting teaching a Veterinary Tech class at Black Hawk College. Being passionate about helping the community, she continues to teach this class. She resides in Bettendorf with her husband, Paul, daughters, Genevieve and Isabella, and her son Liam plus one dogs, two cats and th...ree goldfish. Dr. Spencer-McShane specializes primarily in small animals; rabbits, ferrets, and various rodents. She has a love for surgery and uses ultrasound and digital X-Ray as her diagnostic tools. She improves her skills through continuing education which is paramount to her success in providing care for her patients.
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