Full time Veterinarian for Small Animal Practice in Frederick, Maryland
December 20, 2017
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
Are you looking for a practice where you will be recognized for your contributions and where you are able to excel at high quality veterinary care? Then look no more! Glade Valley Animal Hospital in Frederick, Maryland is seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic professional to join their team as an associate veterinarian.
In this role you will:
Work closely with our clients and their pets
Use your broad knowledge of veterinary medicine to provide optimal patient care
Use good judgment in patient assessment, diagnostics and therapeutics, along with the ability to identify and communicate this knowledge to team members and clients
Ask clients questions about their pet’s health and explain the pet’s diagnoses and treatment plan in terms that clients can understand
Educate clients about preventive care and what they can do enhance their pet’s health and quality of life
To be successful in this role you will need to:
Have thorough knowledge of canine and feline medicine
Possess general soft tissue surgery skills
Be skilled in general dentistry
Possess excellent communication skills
Enjoy working individually and as a team with a great work ethic
Have strong people skills, focusing on quality of care and assuring client satisfaction
Share in our commitment to compassionate client care
Demonstrate strong organizational skills
Although not required, the ideal candidate for this position would also:
Specialize in an area such as surgery, dermatology, internal medicine, etc.
Have ultrasound skills and experience
Licensed and eligible to practice in Maryland
3 years’ experience working in a veterinary practice preferred but will consider new graduates
Weekends and evenings will be required
As an employer of choice, we will provide you with:
Membership Dues and Licenses
Paid Time Off
Veterinary Services at a Reduced Rate for your personal pets
Located one hour north of Washington DC, Glade Valley Animal Hospital is a 2.5 FTE small animal practice that has served the local community for over 70 years. Our employees enjoy working here because we recognize the importance of the relationships between humans and animals and we see our clients and patients as extended family.
Our hospital is committed to providing high quality, compassionate care to our patients and clients. Our commitment to continuing education helps to ensure that we are on the cutting edge. You will have well-trained team members who will provide the support you need as a doctor to excel and make a difference in the lives of pets and people. Our modern facility is spacious and includes three exam rooms, lab area, large treatment area with wet sink and separate dental station, radiology suite, surgical suite, patient isolation suite, indoor kennels, surgical kennels, staff lounge and other renovations planned for this fall. Like many vets we like our “toys” which include digital radiography, digital dental radiography and an Ultrasound machine.
We are located in an upscale community with an average household income that allows the practice of quality veterinary medicine. Our practice is positioned for growth due to its location and recent addition of several new businesses nearby.
You can find us on the web at www.gladevalleyanimalhospital.net. If you are keen to pursue this exciting career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to Mark Opperman at email@example.com. A background check and drug screen will be required of the successful candidate. We are a drug-free workplace and an equal employment opportunity employer.