Small animal Associate needed for beautiful, progressive, independently owned practice
Location: Damascus, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Generous PTO, Vacation package, health insurance, 401 K matching,
state licensure, AVMA dues, DEA, Etc
Great Sign on Bonus! 23 and '24 Grads considered!Are you looking for a work-life balance? Are you tired of the city but would love to live in close proximity to all the amenities a city can offer? Check us out! Paws & Claws Animal Hospital ,located in Damascus, MD is seeking a talented and compassionate small animal veterinary associate to join our team. As an independently owned veterinary practice serving 3 out of the 4 largest cities in Maryland, we offer the charm of a small town, while maintaining a reputation for only the highest quality of medicine and surgery offered.
Our general practice sees healthy and sick appointments and triages emergency incidents, but we are not an ER. That means no overnight care or on-call duties. Our appointment times are flexible, and our modern practice features 5 exam rooms, a full in-house laboratory, digital record system, digital radiography, digital cytology, ultrasound, laser therapy, digital dental radiographs, and a full surgical suite. At Paws and Claws, we believe in providing the best care possible for our patients and clients. We know that a crucial part of achieving this goal is to give compassionate care to ourselves and our coworkers. We understand that work-life balance is important and make it a priority for our entire veterinary team.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a DVM or VMD degree and be licensed to practice in Maryland. They should also have excellent communication skills, be passionate about providing exceptional care for animals, and be comfortable working in a team-oriented environment.
In return for your hard work, we offer competitive compensation along with a healthy sign on bonus, combined with a comprehensive benefits package, and a supportive work environment. If you're ready to join a team that's dedicated to providing top-notch veterinary care and promoting work-life balance, we encourage you to apply! New grads and experienced DVMS considered! '23 and '24 grads, as well as experienced DVMS encouraged to apply!
The skills and required qualifications for this position are:
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in the State of Maryland.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the Veterinary Code of Ethics.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Models a Professional and courteous demeanor with staff and clients.
Commitment to ongoing professional and educational development and growth.
At Paws & Claws Animal Hospital, we treat each pet as if it were our own. We surpass the expectations of our clients by providing compassionate, high quality general care services through a responsive, professional veterinary staff with an emphasis on individual attention, owner education, and an above standard of care for your furry family members! Not only do we provide the highest quality routine care, we also offer emergency veterinary medicine (during business hours only) in a caring and professional environment. We emphasize service through a responsive, professional and communicative staff committed to providing quality care in an effective, courteous, and efficient manner. We offer state-of-the-art veterinary medicine in a newly-built and equipped facility that includes specialized and advanced treatment options. We stress preventative medicine to protect your pet from developing health problems. We also provide pain management to ensure that your furry friends will enjoy the best possible quality of life. Paws and Claws Animal Hospital is dedicated to helping your four-legged friends maintain a long, healthy and happy life!