Downtown Veterinary Medical Hospitals is currently seeking a full-time Associate Veterinarian to join our practice in Manhattan! Our ideal candidate is dedicated to providing high quality medicine, surgery, and dentistry to our valued patients. We value teamwork and collaboration among our team, exceptional client communication and education, and an overall willingness to serve animals and their people.
Digital radiography, including digital dental radiography in dental suite
Echocardiograms and ultrasound performed by boarded veterinarians
Holistic treatments including acupuncture, laser therapy and homeopathy
24 hour nursing
Overnight hospitalization of patients in our treatment area
Oxygen cages and isolation room if necessary
We have locations in the heart of the West Village, Tribeca, Soho, Battery Park and Financial District neighborhoods in NYC. Our clients are diverse, knowledgeable, well-informed, and tech savvy.
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/VMD) 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
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