Associate Veterinarian (Up to $10,000 sign-on/retention bonus)
Danville Small Animal Clinic/Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal Hospital
January 3, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Any experience level considered
DVM or equivalent
Danville Small Animal Clinic in Tilton, IL and Stateline Hillcrest Small Animal Hospital in Danville, IL seeks an Associate Veterinarian to join our caring and compassionate team (Up to $10,000 sign-on/retention bonus)!
Our commitment is to provide quality veterinarian care throughout the lifetime of your dog or cat. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets, early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages, and complete veterinary medical and pet surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime. We offer grooming, dermatology, surgical, emergency, and dental services on site. This position requires splitting time between Danville Small Animal Clinic and Stateline Hillcrest Animal Hospital (12 minutes away).
We have a modern facility including 2 exam rooms, treatment area, surgical suite, grooming area and client areas.
In-house laboratory including VetLab Station, Lasercyte, Catalyst Dx, and Snapshot Dx analyzers, urinalysis and sediment, PCV, TP, FIV/FELV tests. We have a great working relationship with external full-service clinical and pathological laboratories at IDEXX and the University of Illinois.
In house ECG’s run and interpreted.
Digital dental x-ray equipment and ultrasonic dental equipment.
Surgical anesthetic monitoring via Cardell 9403.
Complete pharmacy on site.
Latest AVImark computerization used to make our paper-light hospital run smooth and efficiently.
Tilton, Illinois is located within 5 minutes of Danville, Illinois. Danville offers many outdoor recreational opportunities. Camping, fishing and boating interests are supported by one state park and one county park located within 8 minutes from downtown. Numerous smaller parks are also located within the city, offering a break from the day for a picnic, or simply a quiet place to re-charge your batteries. A minor league baseball team and hockey team fill the local area with games to see.
Danville is home to Danville Area Community College, an exceptional school offering many different classes to further your educational interests.
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.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
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
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.