Associate Veterinarian Job Description

Associate Veterinarian Job Description

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Associate veterinarian provides veterinary care to research animals, especially macaques, including examination, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of sick animals.

Associate Veterinarian Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Educate clients about Optimum Wellness Plans, preventive care, Pet health needs, any diagnosis or treatment, hospital services and other related information
Explain physical examination findings and communicate to the client a prognosis of the pet’s problems
Practice in accordance to state practice act and principles of veterinary medical ethics
Leverage evidence-based medicine and continue pursuit of education to deliver quality patient care
Devote yourself to the culture of preventive care and Optimum Wellness Plans
Adopt and positively impact new veterinary standards and guidelines
Partner with clients as an advocate for the pet to plan follow-up visits, provide home-care instructions, and education to ensure the lifelong health of their pets
Exemplify the Mars Five Principles — Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency, and Freedom
Review the P&L Report monthly and partner with the Hospital Manager to increase revenue and limit expenses
Supportive environment to allow you to advance in the special interests that you desire

Associate Veterinarian Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Associate Veterinarian

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the associate veterinarian job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as University and Associate Degree in Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary, Medical, Medicine, Education, Computer, Technology, Surgery, Therapy, Chiropractic

Skills for Associate Veterinarian

Desired skills for associate veterinarian include:

International rules and regulations governing the use and care of nonhuman primates
National
Regulations governing the use of animals in research
Local
Institutional
Veterinary medicine as it applies to the diagnosis and treatment of nonhuman primates
Policies and procedures
Information systems and databases
University practices
Federal regulations and guidance related to the use of animals in research

Desired experience for associate veterinarian includes:

Perform physical examinations and medical procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort
A license to practice in the state in which he/she is employed
Any allergies to animals must be controllable through medication
Must be willing to work long or irregular hours under pressure conditions
Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand, give information in person and over the telephone
Fine motor skills adequate for utilizing hospital equipment such as electric clippers, scalpels, syringes, radiology equipment, laboratory equipment, computers

Associate Veterinarian Examples

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Associate Veterinarian Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an associate veterinarian. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for associate veterinarian
  • Regional Continuing Education
  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Vacation/ Sick time and Paid Holidays
  • Woof University – Online Training
  • VIP Perks
  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Vacation/ Sick time and Paid Holiday
  • Collaborative and supportive environment with mentorship available to allow you to advance in the special interests that you desire
  • Flexible Scheduling for work life balance
Qualifications for associate veterinarian
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in NJ
  • DVM degree and current Indiana license
  • One + year of experience as a small animal veterinarian is preferred
  • Flexibility with scheduling, including long or irregular hours under pressure conditions, including nights and weekends
  • Maryland License in good standing (or eligibility for licensure)
  • Detail oriented in medical record documentation

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