Associate DVM just outside of Houston! | Kingwood, TX
Northpark Animal Hospital
January 2, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
Northpark Animal Hospital in Kingwood, TX is seeking an Associate DVM to join our practice.
Northpark Animal Hospital was established in 1989 and has been managed by Dr. Loree Hebert, Jr. since 1992. Dr. Hebert has continued practicing in the same location since that time, expanding to meet the demands of continuing growth. NPAH gained 4 year AAHA accreditation in 1997 and has maintained accreditation since. The hospital has grown from a 1200 sq foot facility with a single exam room to its current 4 exam rooms in over 4500 square feet. We are a progressive practice offering state-of-the-art veterinary care to serve the needs of our patients and clients. We have a very dedicated staff and enjoy a fun, family-type working environment. Our brand has been built on our commitment to provide our clients and their pets with the highest quality of care and personal friendly service.
ABOUT THE HOSPITAL:
Northpark Animal Hospital provides advanced diagnostic and surgical services to our community. Diagnostic capabilities include:
Full in-house lab, fecal centrifuge, digital tonometry, DR radiology, DR dental radiology, Midmark VetPro 1000 high speed dental unit in our dedicated dental area and two ultrasound machines
Flexible and rigid endoscopy with camera, CO2 insufflator, gas sterilizer, high def monitor and Ligasure allow many minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical procedures
Well-equipped dedicated surgery suite with two isoflurane anestesia machines with Cardell monitors, electrosurgical unit, soft tissue and orthopedic instruments including the Arthrex Swivel Lock system
Our hospital area has 18 cages and we also have a separate boarding facility detached from the main hospital.
Dedicated isolation ward but only see 4-5 Parvo cases a year!
About Kingwood, TX:
Kingwood is a master-planned community known as the "Livable Forest" with many miles of wooded greenbelt trails for hiking or biking. Kingwood is a wonderful community in which to live and practice high quality veterinary medicine. Kingwood has a unique small town pride yet has all the amenities of the major city of Houston right down Hwy. 69. Kingwood is family friendly with its excellent schools, neighborhood parks and pools, numerous church denominations and community organizations. We draw most of our clientele from Kingwood proper which includes the zip codes 77345, 77339 and 77345. We are lucky to practice in an area in which our clients understand our explanations regarding their pets' health needs and are eager to follow our recommendations.
In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Managing Doctor and supporting medical staff. This individual advances the quality of medicine in the practice and provides exceptional client service to our clients and patients.
Builds rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns
Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.
Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.
Stays current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
Assists in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Presents 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
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.