Associate Veterinarian - practice high-end medicine in a thriving multi-DVM hospital
Animal Medical Center of Amarillo
Location: Amarillo, Texas
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 4646
The Animal Medical Center is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our practice! The doctors and staff at AMC strive to make the clients and the patients experience as comfortable and friendly as possible. With mentoring for newer doctors and consultation between the practitioners, the blend of experience, enthusiasm and current trends offer our clients and patients enhanced treatment and advanced options. AMC continues to be a progressive practice in the Texas Panhandle that invites practitioners who want to advance their quality of medicine and provide comprehensive service to its clients to join.
What sets usapart?
Our equipment consists of dental radiography, digital radiography, ultrasound, orthopedics, laser surgery and therapy, chiropractic care, in-house laboratory facility and referral lab, anesthetic equipment, IV pumps, and warming units.
Current plans are to build a dedicated dental suite and an additional surgical suite in the next year.
Our community has a centrally located ER clinic that we utilize for after hour referrals.
Our Lead Tech and Pharmacy Tech are LVT certified and all of the technicians are actively working toward their LVT or other certification.
A stand-alone facility of 7400 sq. ft. with a dedicated treatment area, x-ray room, surgical suite and 6 exam rooms.
We are a 7 full-time DVM practice. Associates rotate Saturday shifts (8am - 2pm). Continuing education, dues and license for Texas are included. Vacation and employee paid health benefits are available after 60 days of employment.
About Amarillo, TX:
Amarillo has a growing population of greater than 200,000 with minor league baseball, football and hockey teams for year round sports enthusiasts. The city is only a few hours from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and New Mexico and some of the best ski resorts in the U.S. Palo Duro Canyon, the second largest canyon in the U.S. is less than 30 miles away. The people of the Texas Panhandle are friendly. Big skies, starry nights and wonderful sunsets welcome you.
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.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of Texas.
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
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 veteran.
The veterinary profession isn’t like any other—it’s the only field predicated on the love of a patient who can’t tell you what’s hurting and can only look to you for help. It takes a special kind of person to do that job, or the jobs supporting that job. NVA doesn’t create those special people—we find them, cultivate them, and give them resources and opportunities to do what only they can do. Whether treating patients, managing a pet resort, or serving hospitals from NVA’s Support Center, NVA’s animal professionals are caring people, united by a love of animals. NVA is proud to honor that connection and is committed to serving our team members by providing them with the tools, support, and freedom to be the professionals they’ve always wanted to be.