Part Time or Full Time - Any experience level considered
DVM or equivalent
Buffalo Small Animal Hospital, located in the heart of downtown Buffalo, NY, is looking to add a full-time or part-time Associate Veterinarian to our busy and diverse small animal practice. All levels of experience welcome to apply!
Buffalo Small Animal Hospital is an AAHA accredited practice that offers primary care services, day-time emergency care, general surgery, and dental services. Our goal is to deliver the gold-standard of care, and our team strives to keep our protocols as current and up to date as possible. We continually challenge ourselves to come up with new ideas and ways to improve not only our hospital, but the bonds we form with our clients and their pets.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Veterinarian to help us continue to grow as a multi-doctor practice. Our ideal candidate has strong communication skills, is team-oriented, and is excited to help our vibrant practice excel in our community. If you want a place where your passion and skills as a Veterinarian will be valued, and where your feedback, input, and ideas will be heard, then we could be your perfect fit.
If interested, contact our Managing Veterinarian, Dr. Elizabeth Koelmel (class of 2017) at firstname.lastname@example.org, or our Hospital Manager, Danielle Lezark at DLezark@nva.com for further information.
The Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of our hospital team. This Veterinarian will work directly with the rest of our fantastic medical team to help emphasize and advance the quality of medicine in the practice, as we provide exceptional service and care to our clients and patients.
Perform physical examinations, determine and complete appropriate diagnostic, medical, surgical, and dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Build a rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to and empathizing with their concerns.
Communicate with clients on topics such as pet health assessment, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.
Maintain medical records in a thorough and timely fashion, keeping in-line with our established protocols.
Stay current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
Assist in and support the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Present 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.
Additional Salary Information: Production Based Earning Potential Available, Signing Bonus Available
About Buffalo Small Animal Hospital
• Multi-Doctor AAHA Accredited Practice
• Offers primary care services, day-time emergency care, general surgery, and dental services.
• Full electronic medical records using Avimark
• Five dedicated exam rooms with an additional multi-purpose client service space useful for non-exam consultations
• Treatment area equipped with lift table
• Dedicated surgery suite
• Dedicated dental suite, with digital dental x-ray unit
• Imaging suite with digital x-ray
• In-house IDEXX machines
• Class IV Cold Laser Therapy
• Comprehensive hospital pharmacy
• Highly competitive base salary with potential production-based bonus structure
• Signing bonus
• Health insurance, dental and vision
• Covered 100% liability insurance
• Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability
• 401(K) plan
• Paid vacation, sick-time, paid holidays
• Reimbursement allowance for NYS Licensure, DEA Licensure, and Continuing Education