Associate Veterinarian - Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, NEW YORK | 11 days

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Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital in Brooklyn, New York is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our team. Located in the beautiful brownstone neighborhood of Park Slope, just 1 block from the 7th Ave F train station, our modern hospital includes ultrasound, digital radiography and medical records, therapeutic laser, endoscopy, 24 hour care and much more.

Our 9 veterinarians practice a team-oriented approach to medicine. We have an excellent support staff including 12 LVTs.  Please visit our website, http://www.animalkind.com  for more information.

Job Summary

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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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