Associate Veterinarian – Companion Animal Hospital (122621)

September 26, 2021

Companion Animal Hospital is part of the VetStrategy group of clinics. VetStrategy is a 100% Canadian operated group of veterinary clinics with locations throughout Canada. We believe that veterinary hospitals are an integral part of the community they serve and as such we put a large focus on community-based activities and initiatives. Every clinic and hospital we partner with is unique and serves a very diverse client base.

Location of work: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Business Address: 920 Cole Harbour Road, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, B2V 2J5

Terms of Employment: Permanent / Full Time

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Language: English

Salary: $75,000 – $100,000 annually

 

Benefits:

  • Eligible for discretionary salary increases;
  • Eligibility for company bonus including signing, relocation, and production bonus
  • 4 weeks paid vacation, Continuing Education (CE) allowance, VIN membership, malpractice insurance and annual licenses paid;
  • Eligible for participation in company benefits program including Dental Benefits, Disability Insurance, Extended Medical insurance, Vision Care, Employee Assistance Program;
  • Eligible for relocation expense reimbursement;

JOB DUTIES:

We have a fantastic opportunity at Companion Animal Hospital, located in Cole Harbour (that’s right hockey fans, home to both Sydney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon!)  We are seeking a dynamic DVM to join our growing team! We are a busy small animal and exotics practice with a tenured support team. We are a fully equipped facility, including a dental suite with radiography. The ideal candidate will have some exposure to dentistry, and enjoys preventative medicine and client education in a busy setting! Companion boasts a strong, seasoned support team of RVTs, VAs and client care team members. Do not miss out on this opportunity to be part of a large, experienced and supportive team!

  • Perform routine therapeutic procedures
  • Perform Veterinary surgery
  • Responsible for patient records management
  • Post-operative observation
  • Accurate client billing
  • Participate in continuing education matters
  • Examine animals and diagnose problems or diseases through physical examinations or laboratory tests
  • Diagnosing and prescribing medication to sick or injured animals
  • Consult with pet owners about preventive healthcare; and carry out medical and surgical procedures, such as vaccinations, dental work, and fractures.
  • Perform routine surgeries and handling emergency cases
  • Consulting clients on hygiene and general care of their pets. Exemplary skills to work with colleagues, clinic staff, pet parents and community
  • Provide a range of veterinary services including obstetrics, and euthanasia
  • Offer general wellness and vaccinations, nutrition and weight management programs.
  • May enforce government regulations in disease control and food production.
  • Keeping up with the flow of the clinic and meeting expected appointment times
  • Expected to attend ​monthly DVM and all other team meetings, and contribute ideas and feedback at the meetings that will help with the health of the clinic and patients

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4-5 year university degree in veterinary medicine (as well as any required pre-veterinary studies for the university program, if applicable)
  • Completion of national certification examinations or equivalent are required.
  • Provincially licensed (or eligibility to obtain) to practice veterinary medicine in Nova Scotia
  • Strong passion and knowledge of veterinary medicine
  • Passion for what you do every day! Enthusiasm, energy and a positive attitude are a must
  • A strong desire to educate and build solid relationships with clients
  • Excellent communication skills, both when dealing with clients and team members
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

 

Contact: IT’S TIME TO APPLY! SEND YOUR RESUME TO MARSHA@VETSTRATEGY.COM

HOW WE KEEP OUR TEAM AND CLIENTS SAFE:

We take everyone’s safety very seriously. We have added safety measures so that our hospital can continue to provide essential services to animals in our region. We have implemented more intensive sanitation practices, online ordering, and other guidelines for physical distancing.

 

 

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