Appalachian Animal Hospital in scenic Elkins, WV is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our team.
*No emergency, no holidays, sign-on bonus or relocation bonus is available, fantastic work-life balance!!*
We are a busy full-service and progressive 5 doctor small animal practice with continuous growth. The majority of our patients are canine and feline, but we also treat the occasional exotic (exotics interests/experience is not required). We focus on offering a wide range of services, building a strong culture for our team and patients, and providing exceptional client service. Our facility, custom-built in 2014, is a state of the art 6,200 square foot clinic with 4 exam rooms, a spacious treatment area, a fully-equipped surgical suite with 2 surgery tables, a crematorium, and robust boarding and grooming.
More about our hospital:
A wide range of surgical procedures including soft tissue, ortho, and dentistry
Work-life balance is very important to us, therefore we are very flexible with scheduling. Our full-time Doctors typically work around 32-35 hours per week, and we are able to offer you the same, less, or more. We are open from 8 am-5 pm (Mon-Friday)and 8 am-12 pm on Saturday. The bulk of our schedule is split into shifts. You have the option to work full days or 5-hour half-day shifts. We do require that you join in on our Saturday rotation, which is approximately 1 shift per every 3-4 weeks. No Sunday hours, no emergency, and no holidays.
We are a busy hospital and almost always have a full day of patients. We prefer appointments but do see the occasional walk-in. With our patient volumes, a new doctor will easily be able to build their clientele.
About the area:
Our town is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast—perfectly set between two ski resorts, and only an hour away from Snowshoe Mountain (the premier ski resort in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic and an IMBA Bronze Mountain Biking Destination). Snowshoe Mountain was home to the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Finals and it is right in our backyard. Elkins also offers a plethora of hiking, fishing, and camping. We are also surrounded by infinite biking possibilities boasting a variety of terrain. In addition to the endless outdoor offerings, our region is rich with history and art, museums, historic buildings, and one-of-a-kind: pottery, jewelry, paintings, wines, craft beers, and locally owned eateries.
We are open to any experience level and very supportive of our Associates interests. We offer a wide range of services and are always open to adding additional services to support our clients. We also love to teach/mentor, so new graduates are welcome to apply! The ideal candidate is passionate about practicing high-quality medicine, possesses great communication skills, good time management skills, is energetic, fun-loving, and has good interpersonal skills.
Competitive Compensation package and Benefits:
Paid Time Off for Vacation/Sick
Annual CE Funds and Time Off
Licensure, DEA, professional membership reimbursement
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