Canine, Feline, Exotic/Avian, Amphibian/Reptile, Other
DVM or equivalent
We're seeking a full-time licensed veterinarian for our small animal clinic. Our new, 8,500 square foot state of the art facility is equipped with an Idexx lab, surgical center, full dental capabilities, radiographic imaging, and ultrasonography. We are located in Temple, Tx, home of Baylor Scott & White Hospital, the "Mayo Clinic of the South." We specialize in advanced diagnostics and advanced surgeries with proprietary techniques (ACLs, bone pins and plates, GDVs, Ex-laps, spinal procedures (hemilaminectomies, etc.).
Schedule: One day off per week with alternating Saturdays. No weekend or night calls.
Full benefits, competitive and negotiable salary, two weeks paid leave, IRA with 3% contribution, and membership in TVMA and AVMA.
Starting salary (VERY negotiable): after six months 10% of work earnings.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Treat, and prevent an array of animal diseases and illnesses
Conduct tests and observations to provide a proper diagnoses
Prescribe necessary medications
Administer vaccines to prevent common diseases
Perform operations and provide therapy or other treatments to heal animal injury
Perform spay and neuter surgeries
Communicate with animal owners to answer questions and educate them on situations and treatment plans
Head out into the field to inspect and treat livestock and their living conditions when required
Conduct research and development to advance the veterinary medicine field
Collaborate with veterinary assistants and other staff to provide top-notch care to customers
Temple, Texas is a wonderful, welcoming community to be a part of. With over 1200 MDs coming here because of Baylor Scott & White Hospital, we have a growing cultural city that is home to a wonderful school district with a great "Friday Night Light's", small-town feel. We have the Cultural Activities Center and the Temple Civic Theatre that are constantly enriching our city with the arts and theatre. With Austin and Dallas right down the road in each direction, we are close enough to the "big cities" but far enough away to have an inviting environment and a low cost of living.
Requirements and Qualifications:
Passion for animals and an active interest in their health and wellbeing
Knowledge of all veterinary best practices, and a desire to advance the field
Excellent verbal communication skills to build rapport and adequately communicate with patients and staff
Problem-solving capabilities with a willingness to tackle unique challenges
High emotional intelligence with the ability to empathize with families
Ability to manage time, prioritize, and thrive in an oftentimes fast-paced and high-pressure environment
Strong leadership skills
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree
Possession of a veterinary license and willingness to continually meet licensing requirements
1-3 years of veterinary experience in a clinic or animal hospital environment
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is very negotiable— after six months 10% of work earnings.
About Temple Veterinary Hospital Medical & Surgical Center
Temple Veterinary Hospital Medical & Surgical Center is a new, 8,500 square foot state of the art facility is equipped with an Idexx lab, surgical center, full dental capabilities, radiographic imaging, and ultrasonography. We are located in Temple, Tx, home of Baylor Scott & White Hospital, the "Mayo Clinic of the South."
We are an honest, full-service wellness clinic offering general wellness care, pet aftercare and crematory services, boarding, grooming, specialty and exotics, and an advanced surgical center. We are dedicated to caring for our client's pets in all aspects of life.