Schulhof Animal Hospital is looking for 2-3 veterinarians, in a combination of both full and part-time, who are interested in learning how to balance their desire to please clients and heal animals with their body/mind need to recharge and recuperate so that they will be with us for a long time. You must be licensed, or able to obtain a license in Connecticut.
WE ARE WILLING OT TAKE SOMEONE ON AS A RELIEF VET IF YOU WANT TO TRY US OUT.
We are looking for individuals who wish to practice the best medicine, and have the curiosity and courage to explore new things so that they will find a satisfying niche in our practice. And we are looking for candidates who have, or are willing to learn, good communication skills so that, not only will our clients be happy and well-informed, but the veterinarian will also be able to communicate to us what they need.
What We Provide
To that end, we provide collegial support and mentoring as well as a well-trained support staff of Certified Veterinary Technologists, Veterinary Assistants, a Dedicated Reception staff, a Professional Dog Trainer, and an on-site IT Systems and Security Professional to address any technological woes. In our spotless facility you will have access to Full Body DR/Dental Digital Radiology, Tonometry, Doppler Blood pressure, EKG, Ultrasound, Class IV Therapeutic Laser, Cryosurgery equipment, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy, an In-House Blood Chemistry/CBC and Microbiology Laboratory, a well-equipped Surgery with Advanced Monitoring Equipment, an on-line as well as in-house Pharmacy, and a separate Cat Clinic where no dog has ever set foot. We have a Live-in Night Tech and also provide plenty of free parking for our staff and substantial clientele.
How We Operate
As a Veterinary Community, we have a collaborative problem-solving process that involves the entire staff so that everyone has a voice no matter what their job description. While we are open 6 days a week, Full Time is 4 days with a flexible schedule which includes alternate Saturdays from 8:00- 3:00. No staff member is expected to work more than 40 hours a week, and everyone gets a lunch break. Our doctors get taken out to lunch for a Doctor’s Meeting once a month, and we feed the entire staff prior to our All Staff meeting once a month. We close on time, religiously, so that everyone can have a life outside of the practice. There are no night hours. And, there are 5 Emergency and Referral Clinics within a 15-mile radius which we use as needed for patient and staff well-fare!
Who We Are
Schulhof Animal Hospital, LLC is a 75-year-old, fiercely independent, 5 doctor, full-service companion animal hospital. We are located in Westport, Connecticut, an upscale, vibrant, suburban community 50 miles from New York City on the shores of Long Island Sound, 5 minutes from both the Merritt Parkway and US 95. Leaving no stone unturned, we integrate traditional western medicine with complementary approaches and ancient arts. While adhering to the standard of best care, we practice staying ahead of the curve.
We offer a competitive compensation package of $100,000 -$170,000 with monthly bonuses, Continuing Education Allowance, additional Regional Continuing Education, VIN membership, A Cafeteria Health Plan including Vision and Dental, a Simple IRA Retirement Plan with a 3% contribution, Paid Vacation with unlimited unpaid time off, paid Family Medical Leave beginning in 2022, License fees and Professional Organization Dues, Discounted Pet Care, and additional VIP perks. IF THERE IS SOME BENEFIT YOU ARE PARTICULARLY INTERESTED IN TALK TO US.
During the Pandemic we have been operating curbside with an air-lock, telemedicine, hand sanitizing stations, room air purifiers, an after-hours ozonator, and lots of provided PPE. We have moved to one masked person per client family in the building/exam room with no wait time. The majority of the staff are vaccinated and all are masked.
Must be licensed or able to obtain a license in Connecticut. Four day work week for full time, no more than 40 hours, flexible schedule, no night hours, alternate Saturdays.
Schulhof Animal Hospital is legendary in Westport, CT having been in uninterrupted operation since 1946. It is located above the shores of Long Island Sound, with plenty of parking, on a lovely landscaped lot on US 1, one minute from downtown Westport, and only six minutes from either the Merritt Parkway or Interstate 95.Schulhof Animal Hospital is a full- service facility offering integrative and innovative medicine, as well as boarding and grooming. We also have a dedicated Cat Clinic and Cat boarding area, and our doctors are members of the American Association of Feline Practitioners. We are fully computerized and digitized, including full body and dental radiology, ECG, Therapeutic Laser, Ultrasound, Advance Allergy Therapeutics, surgical monitoring, and a lab for blood chemistries, counts, and microbiology. We have a full-time computer systems and security tech on staff to keep everything running.Our doctor’s work is fully leveraged by Certified Veterinary Technicians, who are in turn supported by well-trained Veterinary Assistants. We also have a resident Vet Tech who lives in the hospital apartment, and does nighttime monitoring. In addition, we have a dedicated and super...bly trained Front Desk Staff, who know they are our initial contact with our clients. Our client retention is 30 years and more.In the current pandemic we have put in place robust safety protocols to protect our staff. We are practicing curbside with an airlock, telemedicine, plenty of PPE, an ozonator to sterilize the facility at night, hand sanitizer stations, and room airpurifiers. We are AAHA affiliated.