May Veterinary has served the pet community of Tuscaloosa and Northport, AL for over 50 years. We are passionate about what we do, and we take care of your pet as if they were part of our own family.
We are a family-owned practice, founded by Dr. A. Wayne May in 1964. Dr. May’s sons, Dr. Waller May and Dr. C. Guy May, joined their father in 1989 and 1991 respectively and have successfully managed the clinic since then.
Although we operate two locations, the May Veterinary team is one big family and we are proud to continually support our community.
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. · 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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