Associate Veterinarian - Companion Animal, Private Practice
Terra Linda Veterinary Hospital
October 11, 2018
San Rafael, California
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
We are currently looking for an experienced Associate Veterinarian. You will have the opportunity to join our beautiful, AAHA accredited private practice hospital. We are looking for a friendly, motivated, professional who works well with fellow team members and is dedicated to offering the highest level of care.
Interested candidates should have prior experience working in a companion animal veterinary hospital. We are looking for someone who can perform surgical procedures on an as needed basis including, but not limited to, ovariohysterectomy, orchiectomy/castration, tumor/mass removal, and abdominal surgery, and hernia repair. Knowledge and skills performing dental procedures highly valued. The candidate will need the ability to balance medical and financial priorities with the clients of the veterinary clinic, and educate clients on the importance of vaccinations, heart worm preventatives, flea and tick prevention and other aspects of preventative care. In-house equipment includes in house diagnostics (chemistry, CBC, electrolytes), ultrasound, radiology, critical care and anesthesia monitoring equipment, and fully equipped surgical suites. One-year related experience required. We offer competitive compensation, and great benefits. If you love animals and are committed to providing high-quality care, we would welcome you to our dedicated team.
Job requirements include:
Examine animals to diagnose their health problems
Diagnose and treat animals for medical conditions
Treat and dress wounds
Test for and vaccinate against diseases
Operate medical equipment, such as x-ray machines, ultrasound
Advise clients about general care, medical conditions, and treatments
Surgical procedures on an as needed basis including, but not limited to, ovariohysterectomy, orchiectomy/castration, tumor/mass removal, and abdominal surgery, and hernia repair. Knowledge and skills performing dental procedures highly valued.
Additional Salary Information: Base + Production
About Terra Linda Veterinary Hospital
Terra Linda Veterinary Hospital has been serving the community for over 60 years with current local ownership for 20 years. We are a 3-veterinarian practice which allows for more flexibility in hours we are able to see you and provides different areas of expertise to serve your individual pet’s needs. We strive to support our local community not just in veterinary medicine, but by hiring people who are also committed to our local community and can grow with our team. Along with the affiliated pet resort, we provide a uniquely personal and broad scope of services to support the bond between you and your pet.
Terra Linda Veterinary Hospital is committed to providing the highest quality of care for your pet by staff members who are courteous and friendly, in a facility that is comfortable, safe and convenient. We don’t want to be just your veterinarian, but a good friend and neighbor as well.