We are a progressive companion animal practice committed to providing the highest quality of veterinary care and service to our clients and their pets. Our well-established hospital has 2 full time and 3 part time veterinarians and an excellent team of 12 support staff! Our DVMs leverage and utilize our support staff to the fullest, which allows our doctors to practice medicine and surgery, while our technicians carry out doctor's orders. Our veterinarians believe strongly in staying current and offering the best medicine. We have a great environment for mentoring and supporting your special interests in medicine and surgery. We encourage sharing clinical knowledge with staff members so they can be better caregivers.
We serve outstanding clientele, and have an excellent support staff. We are devoted to the idea that every patient deserves to be treated as an individual and every client deserves the utmost courtesy, respect, and personal attention.
We offer many services to our clients and patients including in-house laboratory, digital radiography, Oncura ultrasound, video endoscopy, soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries, dentistry, and boarding.
We are looking for a veterinarian with excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate will be interested in working in a collaborative environment with an eagerness to learn. Mentors are available to help you grow! Salary $80,000+, signing bonus, medical insurance allowance, dues and licenses paid, performance bonus, CE allowance, paid vacation, and access to VIN.
We live in a growing retail and medical community that is a prime location for outdoor activities with numerous lakes, rivers, and national forests nearby. Opportunities to enjoy the arts are also abundant at the Angelina College Temple Theater and historic Pines Theater. The area boasts quality education that is available in the many surrounding school districts.
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in Texas.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Work collaboratively with hospital team members.
Make decisions confidently and effectively.
Manage time and tasks appropriately.
Model a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
Committed to ongoing educational development and growth.
Build rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns
Perform physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Communicate with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.
Maintain client/patient medical/surgical records and make certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.
Stay current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
Assist in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Present a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.
Contact: Tammy Carlton, Southwood Drive Animal Clinic, P.O. Box 2459, Lufkin, TX 75902, 936-639-1825, firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit us at www.swdac.com or on Facebook.
Additional Salary Information: Salary $80,000+, signing bonus, medical insurance allowance, dues and licenses paid, performance bonus, CE allowance, paid vacation, and access to VIN.
About Southwood Drive Animal Clinic
We are a progressive companion animal practice committed to providing the highest quality of veterinary care and service to our clients and their pets. Our well-established hospital has 2 full time and 3 part time veterinarians and an excellent team of 12 support staff! We enjoy our jobs, our clients, our patients, and working together. We like developing relationships and getting to know our clients on a personal level. We have fun and grow from working together and building on the knowledge and experience that each staff member has to offer. We doctors mentor each other and our staff to promote learning and growth at every level.