We are seeking a full or part time doctor to lift our team to the next level. About our hospital Our hospital allows our doctors to focus on veterinary tasks by utilizing a well trained team of technicians and assistants. Our 7000 square-foot facility enables our team to practice the best medical care for the community's four-legged family members. Our hospital is well equipped with an In-house Lab, Ultrasound, Digital X-ray (DR), Surgical Suite, ICU, Dental Suite (w/ intraoral radiography), Therapeutic Laser, and Tonopen.
About our town Looking for the right fit? Practice quality medicine with a top-notch team in God's country! Located in the center of western Pennsylvania, Brookville abounds in natural beauty, trails, small-town charm, and is the gateway to the Pennsylvania Wilds including Cook Forest and Clear Creek state parks, yet the Pittsburgh Mills shopping district is just one hour down the street. Brookville was chosen as the Jefferson County government seat because of the transportation intersections. The charming victorian downtown is surrounded by an expanding manufacturing and vacation economy--A great place to get outdoors or raise a family.
As an Associate Veterinarian, your job entails several important aspects of our hospital; animal care and treatment, customer service, and hospital cleanliness.
Animal Care and Treatment Responsibilities –
Examination of dogs, cats and the occasional pocket pet. At Brookville Veterinary Hospital, our veterinarians complete a thorough 12-Body-System examination for all Diagnostic and Wellness visits. “We diagnose before we treat.” Doctor verbalizes the exam findings for the benefit of the client and for the technician to record notes for the medical record.
Evaluation of diagnostic tests including blood work, urinalysis, fecal, cytology, radiographs, and ultrasound.
*We do not expect all veterinarians to be experts in every area, but we do expect associates to be familiar with basic diagnostic tests and have a willingness to learn more..
Soft tissue surgery: In addition to spay and neuter surgeries we routinely want to be able to perform at this hospital: Cherry Eye Surgery, Cystotomy, Ear Hematoma, Entropion Repair, Enucleate eye, Mass/Tumor Removal, Abdominal Exploratory and Urethrostomy.
*An aptitude for learning new and improving current skills in these areas is expected.
Abide by the hospital’s standard of care and will discuss improvements and changes with practice manager and owner as needed.
Assist technician/assistant in ensuring the medical record is complete and accurate. This includes: history, exam, diagnostic findings, plan, recommendations and invoiced items.
Customer Service Responsibilities –
Provide exceptional customer service through maximizing exam/discussion time with client, edifying the team to the client, and trusting the team to communicate as much of the educational discussion with the client as possible. (The BVH system utilizes teamwork to see more patients resulting in higher pay.)
Clearly communicate exam findings during the exam, review differential diagnosis or diagnosis with client in order to properly discuss treatment options as well as prognosis.
Maintaining compassion, sympathy and professionalism during high-stress situations
Participate in customer-service meetings and promote the practice in the community.
Potential for “on-call” emergency rotation to better serve the community.
Required Teamwork Skills
Passion for continued learning and the training of others
Admit to and learn from mistakes
Respect for team members
Continual growth of “emotional intelligence quotient” (keeping calm under pressure)
Play--Work should be fun!
Additional Salary Information: Pro-Sal based on experience and production...also receive paid vacation, health insurance and CE allowance.
Internal Number: 814-849-2211
About Brookville Veterinary Hospital
Brookville Veterinary Hospital Goals:
To enrich our community through career advancement and economical growth.
To enhance the human-animal bond through client education of pet needs.
To expand our knowledge and skills in veterinary medicine.
To treat all patients, clients, and teammates with respect and dignity.
To promote veterinary medicine and its importance to the community.
To help our clients enjoy a longer, healthier life with pets.