Associate Veterinarian

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Company Name Pipestone Veterinary Services
Location Pipestone, MN
Date Posted November 1, 2017
Category Clinic
Job Type Full-time

Description

 

 

Position:    Associate Veterinarian: 50% Bovine/Mixed and 50% Swine Practice

Objective: To provide outstanding veterinary care and service to the patients and clients of Pipestone Veterinary Services.

Reporting: The Associate Veterinarian performs under the guidance and supervision of the Managing Veterinarian of Pipestone Veterinary Services.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Develop and maintain trusted and effective client relationships.
  2. Generate an accurate diagnosis through taking a good oral history, effectively performing a thorough physical examination, conducting appropriate diagnostic tests, and use of other necessary tools.
  3. Determine and communicate most effective treatment options and work with client to arrive at the best treatment plan.
  4. Execute treatment plans and monitor patient(herd) progress/outcomes.
  5. Develop and promote proactive health programs, including biosecurity protocols, vaccination plans, and parasite control programs.
  6. Understand livestock production practices and use to actively promote animal health, animal well-being, and food safety.
  7. Encourage positive culture with clients and employees in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism while pushing towards the best results possible.
  8.  Provide guidance and leadership to the healthcare team that will positively influence the level of care and service provided to the clients and patients of Pipestone Veterinary Services.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Possess a broad base of knowledge and skills requisite for the practice of veterinary medicine.
  2. Keep abreast of industry developments and apply best practices to areas of improvement
  3. Demonstrate a scientific approach that is accompanied by ethical and professional attitudes, behaviors and moral principles that are consistent with Pipestone core values
  4. Develop and implement standard operating procedures to ensure profitability and high quality care for our clients.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization.
  6. Control resources and utilize assets to achieve qualitative and quantitative targets.

 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Education:          Must possess a DVM.

Experience:        Prior experience in veterinary field preferred, but not required.

 

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