Salary based on experience, additional sign-on bonus, end of year bonus, professional fees, Avma, Lvma and Bravma dues
2 openings available.
Associate Veterinarian position at Associated Veterinary Services
AVS is seeking an associate veterinarian to join our team. You will be joining a team of 9 veterinarians. Mentorship is the norm and collaboration on cases is encouraged. More experienced veterinarians are here to assist new graduates as needed, but you will be in charge of your own cases. If you have a special interest in a field such as dentistry, exotics or acupuncture, we will support and encourage your passion. We are a very busy practice that sees a wide range of medical and surgical cases but have a large team of RVTs, assistants and receptionists to assist you with workload. AVS is equipped with in house lab equipment, ultrasound, digital x-ray equipment, dental x-ray machine, endoscope and a laser to ensure high quality medicine is practiced.
Work/home balance is important to us and all of our team. Full time is considered to be 30 hours per week. Veterinarians work 3-4 week days and every other Saturday (9-2). Emergency cases are referred to 24 hour clinics
Compensation: Salary is dependent on experience and may range from $95,000 to $125,000 for a full time position and $65,000 to $75,000 for a part time position. We also offer a sign-on bonus and end of the year bonus
Benefits: Professional fees, continuing education opportunities, health, dental and vision insurance, End of year bonus, sign-on bonus
Company Profile: Associated Veterinary Services (AVS) was started in 1981 with the mission to provide the Baton Rouge community with high quality veterinary medicine for everyone. Forty years later we are the largest small animal practice in the Baton Rouge area and we still aim to provide affordable top-notch medical care for animals, as well as exceptional customer service and education for pet owners.
We also value diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and community. Our team is like family. Despite being a busy small animal practice with a large staff, we watch out for each other (by checking in when each other needs support or is sick), celebrate one another (when we have life events or throw holiday parties), volunteer together (for causes we all love), and support each other's personal and professional growth.
If you are a veterinarian with a hunger for growth, a passion for veterinary medicine, and a commitment to community, this might be the place for you. Apply today!
DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school
Experienced veterinarian or recent grad ready to provide passionate care
Active, non-restricted license in Louisiana
Proficient in performing surgical and dental procedures strongly preferred
A passion for building a trusting relationship with clients, colleagues, and the community
Committed to ongoing personal education and assist in leading the development of others
Ability to be the most trusted partner in pet care using strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Associated Veterinary Services (AVS) was started in 1981 with the mission to provide the Baton Rouge community with high quality veterinary medicine for everyone. Forty years later we are the largest small animal practice in the Baton Rouge area and we still aim to provide affordable top-notch medical care for animals, as well as exceptional customer service and education for pet owners. We have a large staff consisting of 10 veterinarians, 6 registered technicians and 30 veterinary assistants and receptionists.