Full Time Veterinarian for Northern Virginia General Practice Falls Church Animal Hospital (FCAH) is a well-established, well equipped, small animal practice providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care, with a team of 4 doctors and supported by an experienced and tenured staff. Seeking self-motivated, client-focused veterinarian who will strive to practice high quality medicine and surgery in a supportive professional environment.
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, to include medical, dental and vision insurance, CE allowance, scrub allowance and eligibility to participate in our 401k plan.
Falls Church, VA is located minutes from Washington DC, a vibrant area with diverse cultural and social activities, close to the ocean and the mountains for unlimited opportunities to enjoy nature and outdoor sports. Our hospital has been an active member of the Falls Church community for over 60 years. Join FCAH and practice quality progressive medicine and have the opportunity for professional mentoring and growth.
To learn more about our Hospital visit: www.fallschurchanimalhospital.com Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Frank Banesse, Chief Operating Officer, NVVA email address: FrankBanesse@novavetpet.com
SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE AND FUNCTION
The primary purpose and function of the Associate Veterinarian is to ensure the highest quality care and client experience. The Associate Veterinarian advocates for pets and their quality of life; builds a long-term bonding relationship with clients; contributes to the development and maintenance of the human-pet bond; and educates clients and hospital staff on all aspects of pet health. The Associate Veterinarian partners with the practice leadership team, including the Veterinarian in Charge to ensure a safe and engaging hospital environment, and improve the medical quality of the hospital.
Associate Veterinarian Responsibilities
Establish trust and gain the confidence and compliance of clients through effectively delivering appropriate preventive care, performing complete diagnostic workups, developing thorough treatment plans, communicating home care instructions, and planning follow-up visits.
Assimilate information gathered through effective history taking, physical examination and diagnostic workup to arrive at an appropriate and effective clinical decision.
Practice veterinary medicine in a manner compliant with the State Veterinary Practice Act, Federal and/or State Controlled Substance laws. Ensure appropriate medical record documentation; ensure the hospital team maintains complete medical records that meet practice quality control guidelines.
Lead the veterinary hospital team through the daily schedule and caseload, delegating tasks to improve hospital efficiency.
Provide professional, efficient and exceptional service, including prescribing and administering preventive care for the wellness needs of pets as well as diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries of pets.
Effectively communicate diagnosis and treatment plan to veterinary medical team and client.
Prescribe and administer drugs and vaccines as appropriate.
Perform surgery as necessary for the treatment using standard medical instruments and equipment.
Promote the safety of pets, clients and associates by ensuring the hospital team is utilizing safe restraining techniques, following standard practice guidelines, and maintaining clean, sterile and organized treatment areas, exam rooms and laboratory areas.
Demonstrate integrity and ethics in all actions and behaviors.
Address and resolve client concerns arising from the medical care of a pet.
Develop strong lasting relationships with clients.
Other job duties as assigned.
Let us know if you feel you can be an impactful member of our team. Our opportunities are packed with growth potential. We offer a competitive benefits package and salary/compensation will be based on experience.
We are a privately owned full service General Practice. The hospital is one of 6 general practices owned by 4 Owner/Doctors.To learn more about our company visit: http://www.ventureveterinarysolutions.com/