We are currently seeking a California-licensed veterinarian with a minimum of 2 years experience to join our amazing staff in Palo Alto! The ideal candidate is a skilled communicator and enjoys engaging with clients and peers to provide the best client and patient care available. Surgical skills, exotics, or ultrasound experience a plus. He or she will work in our general practice clinic providing high-quality care to our patients, educating clients, and performing surgeries. The clinic is fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment including digital radiography, ultrasound and new dental equipment. We have a high end clientele who expect complete work ups on their pets.Essential Job Responsibilities:Examines, treats and consults client animalsAdheres to established policies and proceduresPerforms surgical procedures on an as needed basis including, but not limited to, ovariohysterectomy, orchiectomy/castration, tumor/mass removal, and hernia repair and tooth extractionsPerforms various surgical procedures as needed, to include limited orthopedic and ocular proceduresProvides necropsy services when neededEnsures that proper medication and treatment is administered by veterinary staff as directedWorks cooperatively with the veterinary clinic manager and staff veterinarians in the development and implementation of goals, policies and procedures related to the veterinary practices of the veterinary clinicIn-house equipment includes ultrasound, critical care monitoring equipment, isolation ward, and fully equipped surgical suitesWorking with state-of-the-art equipment including, but not limited to; digital radiography, idexx new top of the line machines (for in-house blood work), high-tech ipads for blood work and x-ray imagingOther duties as requiredSkills & Competencies:Excellent surgical skills, including, but not limited to, spay/neuter, dentistry, soft-tissue and limited orthopedic.Ability to balance medical and financial priorities with the clients of the veterinary clinic.Ability to work independently, exercise good clinical judgment, provide supervisory support of technical staff and use diplomacy and tact in dealing with internal and external customersKnowledge of preventive medicineFamiliarity with Avimark software a plus.
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