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Veterinarian – Compassionate Urgent Care

Compassion 4 Paws

This is a Contract position in Grand Ledge, MI posted December 3, 2019.

Compassion 4 Paws Veterinary Healing Center is a new and fast growing Urgent Care / After-hours Veterinary Facility offering affordable urgent medical care to patients when their regular vet is not available.

The facility is owned solely by Patricia Lance and is located in the beautiful town of Grand Ledge, Michigan (Clinton County).

We serve several surrounding communities, as after-hours veterinary care is extremely limited in this area.

Too many beloved pets are being euthanized or suffering until normal business hours because the after-hours care is so limited in this area and the options are extremely expensive, making it impossible for so many to get the help that they desperately need, when they desperately need it.

Our goal is to provide affordable and accessible care to those pets.

We are looking for an amazing core team of professionals to take this business to the next level.

The clinic is adjacent to Nana-n-Paws Doggie Daycare and Sleepover Center, which is a well-established, thriving pet care facility.

In addition to providing routine and urgent afterhours care to the general public, the veterinary staff also provides medical care to the guests a Nana-n-Paws.

Therefore, we started off with a large client base of over 6500 established clients through Nana-n-Paws, which is highly regarded in this and surrounding communities.

Clinic hours are 4:00pm
– Midnight.

Compassion 4 Paws Veterinary Healing Center is equipped with digital x-ray and ultrasound, in-house lab equipment, digital surgical monitoring and oxygen therapy.

In addition to traditional medicine, we also offer acupuncture as well as alternative/integrative medicine.

We are seeking motivated full and part-time Veterinarians as well as relief vets with a desire to learn and grow with our facility.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent work environment.

Job duties include: small animal medicine, IV catheterization, surgery, post-surgery and emergency care as well as routine care.

If you can provide compassionate medical care and want to be appreciated as a professional, we hope you will consider joining our team and being part of this life saving venture.

We offer a competitive wage and benefit options.

Relocation compensation for out of state candidates.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop a rapport with clients and determine their needs and wishes, perform physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/post surgical procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.

Explain physical examination findings and communicate to the client a diagnosis of the pet’s problems; generate and present a treatment plan for the pet to the client; educate clients on preventative healthcare, including vaccines and appropriate nutritional products.

Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records and make certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols; assist colleagues in follow-up and future management of the patient.

Stay up-to-date with new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine, attend Continuing Education meetings, seminars, courses, etc.

Assist in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.

Positively represent the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.

Treat every client like family and each patient like your own pet.

Conduct examinations of overnight guests and advise owners of any medical needs that could be addressed during their stay at Nana-n-Paws.

REQUIREMENTS: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of Michigan Professional behavior and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, friendly attitude The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members Respect for and willingness to work with clients and their pets Compassionate team player who can uphold great reputation with clients A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics Proficiency in surgery a plus