Lake of the Ozarks Animal Hospital is located in the heart of the Lake of the Ozarks. We are the only “walk-in” clinic at the lake that offers routine health examinations, vaccinations and many other services with no appointment needed. We are appointment based for surgeries, dentals, boarding and grooming. We also offer limited emergency services. Lake of the Ozarks Animal Hospital is an established practice of over 30 years operated by Rericha Veterinary Group. We are a multiple doctor, 4+, practice and are continuing to grow. We have started some amazing renovations that will add flexibility and space for service and we offer a full line of professional diagnostic equipment including : digital radiographs, digital dental radiographs, ultrasound, multiple diagnostic laboratory test, endoscopy and several additional tools to provide quality medicine.
Our staff, of approximately 30 plus, are skilled, knowledgeable and work efficiently with the Veterinarians, Owners, Practice Manager and Office Manager to communicate products for “best” medicine and answer any questions that the client may have.
Rericha Veterinary Group recently purchased Cross Creek Animal Hospital located in Waynesville, MO. With a focus to grow local practices we gain additional flexibility to offer great benefits such as Maternity/Paternity leave, 401k match and flexible scheduling that benefit a good work life balance.
I hope you find us the ideal Veterinarian Practice to begin and/or continue your career. I look forward to future inquiries and communication with us and can easily be contacted by the information provided below.
Thank you for your time,
Sandra Parker-Hodges Lake of the Ozarks Animal Hospital Practice Manager Email: email@example.com W) 573-346-5733 C) 573-286-6551
Associate Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Lake of the Ozark Animal Hospital in Linn Creek, Missouri is seeking a talented Veterinarian to join the team at our multi-doctor and multi-location group as an Associate DVM. The practice is centrally located in the Lake of the Ozarks recreational lake and surrounding communities. The role requires a leader with the interpersonal and organizational skills to deliver on our goals of providing excellent patient care and customer service. The successful candidate will have experience in leading large teams and must be skilled in various professional duties throughout the hospital. The Associate DVM; under the guidance of the Lead DVM and with the support and input from the Medical Director performs a wide range of medical services with which they maintain a competency. They guide clients and patients to maintain animal health by diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries along with routine medical care. The Associate DVM is to make every effort to help improve the quality of care given to the patients of LOAH. Lake of the Ozarks Animal Hospital continues to implement the highest standards of care and leading technology in general veterinary practice. Associate DVMs have available: Digital Radiographs, Digital Dental Radiographs, CBC, Full Chem, COAG, Ultrasound, Endoscopy, and several additional tools to provide top quality medicine.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries.Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds,performing surgery, or other therapies. Inoculate animals against various diseases. Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis. Perform laboratory procedures and diagnostic tests, including parasitology, hematology and urinalysis. Operate diagnostic equipment, such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment, and interpret the resulting images. Administer anesthetics, perform surgery, and monitor patients during surgery and recovery with the assistance of the technical team. Follow discharge guidelines for hospitalized and post surgery patients and treatment plan guidelines for clients to ensure proper patient treatment in the home environment including client follow up post hospitalization. Answer client questions and provide education on various aspects of animal care and treatment. Advise animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, and general care necessary to promote health of their pets. Educate the public about diseases that can be spread from animals to humans. Call back/follow-up with clients; recommend medical progress visits when appropriate. Humanely euthanize animals when it has been mutually agreed upon by the patient’s owner. Document actions by completing forms, reports, logs and patient records. Train and supervise team members who handle and care for animals; as needed. Deal with clients and employees in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism. 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 LOAH. Participate in business development as instructed by management and/or ownership. Attend monthly team meetings and other pertinent in-house training. Perform other duties assigned.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Valid and in good standing licensed veterinarian within the state of Missouri. Privilege and DEA licenses. Knowledge of principles, theories and practices of veterinary medicine and science. Knowledge of the procedures used for receiving, treating, and scheduling patients, for ordering medical supplies, and requesting laboratory tests. Ability to read and interpret documents, including federal and state regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, medical texts. Ability to write reports and correspondences. Knowledge of the use, care, and storage of veterinary instruments, materials, and equipment including sterilization techniques for various instruments and materials. Biology – Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment. Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures. Client and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing client and personal services. This includes client needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of client satisfaction. Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. Chemistry — Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods. Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems. Must have active listening, critical thinking, complex problem solving, time management, judgment and decision making skills. Verbal communication — Talk to others to convey information effectively. Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics. Commitment to the mission of LOAH.
CONTROLS OVER WORK:
The Associate DVM provides continuing or individual assignments to the healthcare team indicating generally what is to be done, limitations, quality and quantity expected in accordance with the hospital policies and procedures. The Associate DVM uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments independently without specific instructions, but refers deviations, problems, and unfamiliar situations not covered by instructions to the Lead DVM or Medical Director for decision or help. Administrative supervision may be provided by the Office or Practice Manager.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. Frequently required to bend, stand, stoop, walk, sit, talk, and listen; frequently working in a bent position. Frequently use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; will reach with hands and arms. Use strength or agility in capturing and restraining stronger, more active animals. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Occasionally handle dogs weighing up to and over 150 lbs. Assistance will be provided by animal handlers when working with larger animals.
Rericha Veterinary Group offers competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including: Signing Bonus Guaranteed Base Salary Production Pay Medical Insurance Health Savings Account for Medical, Dental, and Vision 401k with Company Match Generous personal pet care discounts Associate DVMs currently earn between $75,000 and $120,000 annually based on case load and experience.
Additional Salary Information: Monthly Production
Internal Number: Tracking Code-08918A
About Lake of the Ozarks Animal Hospital
Lake of the Ozarks Animal Hospital provides regional veterinary services for the Lake of the Ozarks. The hospital is a walk-in facility for routine examinations, vaccinations and limited emergency services. We offer onsite digital radiology, full in house diagnostics, surgery, and dental, however, grooming, boarding, surgeries and dental procedures are appointment based. Lake of the Ozarks Animal Hospital has been operating at its current location for 30 years and has a very large clientele. The clinic operates with 3-4 DVM's and approximately 25-30 support staff with a 10,000 square foot facility.