Employment Opportunity in the Stunning North Country of New York State!
Small Animal Associate Veterinarian Position Available
Position to be filled as soon as possible
Countryside Veterinary Clinic, LLP is a multi-doctor mixed animal practice located in the foothills of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Our small animal division consists of three full service hospitals in Lowville, Carthage, and Boonville and one outpatient clinic in Otter Lake NY.
Our doctors and staff are committed to providing quality medicine and surgery to a fabulous client base. We encourage our doctors to practice full spectrum of medicine and surgery. Our surgery schedules include orthopedic and soft tissue procedures in addition to routine spay and neuters. All four hospitals are equipped with in-house CBC and Chemistry/T4 capabilities (Idexx and Abaxis). Our full service clinics are equipped with digital radiograph equipment and two locations have Companion therapeutic laser. Our Lowville office has a brand new Oncura Ultrasound unit. We are also equipped with surgical monitoring equipment and intravenous fluid pumps. Referral centers within reasonable commute.
Who should apply?
New graduates and experienced practitioners who are flexible in joining a new team are also welcome to apply.
What can we offer a new graduate associate veterinarian?
Opportunity to live and work in one of the most beautiful and safe areas of New York where we enjoy affordable cost of living, access to many seasonal outdoor activities (hiking, skiing, snow shoeing, swimming, camping, fishing, biking, snowmobiling, 4-wheeling) great school systems and the best of a small town lifestyle that is exemplified by caring and friendly neighbors.
Experienced doctors and staff to offer constant help and support as needed (new graduate associates will be scheduled at our Lowville or Carthage locations where there are always at least two doctors on site)
Mentorship from experienced doctors including daily dialogue on cases and monthly meetings as group to discuss cases and share CE
Flexible exam room appointment time slots to allow more time if needed until proficient
Immediate variety of caseload experience including medical and surgical work-ups in addition to wellness exams
Regular schedule of routine surgery; more advanced surgery will be scheduled as associate desires; experienced clinician will be on site available to assist as needed (no solo surgery until associate and mentor feel comfortable with skills)
Opportunity to develop emergency/urgent care skills through shared on-call schedule (currently 1 weekend per month, 1 week night at most per week)
Atmosphere of support and caring in which to hone one’s excellent skills in patient care and develop understanding of client dynamics
We are committed to providing opportunities to meet new acquaintances and associates to achieve a wonderful new life.
Competitive salary will be offered and full compensation package to be discussed at interview.
What are we looking for in an associate?
Excellent communication skills
Compassion and positive attitude
Dynamic and efficient to achieve production goals
Passion for both medicine and surgery
Ability to work independently when necessary but willingness to participate fully in a team setting
Willingness to lead the team by example
Willingness to learn from all resources including but not limited to: fellow doctors, staff members, veterinary texts (VIN, books, school notes, etc) and one’s own mistakes
Strive for excellence and professional improvement
Appreciation that veterinary medicine is the business of compassionate care and that quality services cannot be delivered without appropriate pricing structure
What skills should candidate possess and/or develop within first 30-60 days of employment?
Ability to collect and interpret history, perform thorough physical examination and based on those findings develop reasonable diagnostic and treatment plan
Communicate exam findings and diagnostic plan with client so that it is understood and acceptance of treatment plan is established
Ability to organize work-up so that staff, especially technicians, are utilized efficiently to perform diagnostic tests, formulate treatment plan and deliver necessary services
Surgery skills: Ability to perform routine spay and neuter surgery, basic lumpectomies, dental extractions. Advanced soft tissue and (if desired) orthopedic surgical skills are expected to be developed over time and with specific mentoring from staff doctors.
A great place to live and work!
Please visit our website: www.cvcpets.com for more information about our practice
Applicants please direct inquiries to:
Dr. Stacy Kenyon
7364 Utica Blvd.
Lowville, NY 13367
Cell: (315) 523-2496
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience. Experienced doctors will be base plus production.
About Countryside Veterinary Clinic
We are a mixed animal practice in upstate NY with two full service small animal clinics, plus two outpatient clinics. Our large animal consists mostly of dairy and some equine. Affordable small town living with great schools, year round outdoor recreation. Competitive salary and benefits. Strong emphasis on CE and mentoring.