St. Joe Center Veterinary Hospital is seeking an Associate Veterinarian to join our growing team
St. Joe Center Veterinary Hospital is a long-standing, well-respected, 3 doctor practice founded in 1967. We have been AAHA accredited since 1971, and a Feline Friendly Gold Level Hospital since 2013. We are seeking an associate veterinarian that has a passion for dentistry and surgery to join our compassionate and caring team. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong communication skills and a desire to foster a caring work environment.
We are proud to host a strong support team of 10 full time RVT’s on staff, and our campus includes a 24 hour emergency and specialty hospital with diplomates in Surgery, Cardiology and Internal Medicine on staff.
All experience levels encouraged to apply | Full time and flexible hours available.
In-house Pharmacy | Modern Surgical Suite | Fully-equipped Dental Suite | Digital Dental Radiographs | SCIL Digital Radiography | MidMark Dental Units | Ultrasound | Canine Grooming Services | Underwater Treadmill | Multi Parameter Patient Monitors (Cardell, Digicare, Bionet) | IDEXX In-House Labs (Catalyst DX, VetLab Station, Procyte DX, Snapshot) | ISTAT Portable Chemistry Analyzer | Doppler Blood Pressure | Hot Dog Warmer | Circulating Warm Water Blankets | Heska & JorVet Fluid Pumps
About Fort Wayne, Indiana
Fort Wayne is the 2nd largest city in Indiana with a superior cost of living. Combined with great schools, Fort Wayne is a great place to raise a family. Enjoy big city amenities with a suburban feel. There are over 85 public parks and trails, children's zoo, a thriving arts community, museums and cultural events in addition to several sports teams. We enjoy excellent shops and restaurants and our only 2-3 hours from several larger metropolitan areas such as Indianapolis, Chicago, Detroit and Cincinnati. There are several great international companies in our area.
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 of Indiana.
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.