<strong>National Veterinary Associates (NVA) is the largest private owner of freestanding veterinary hospitals in the United States. NVA owns over 780 veterinary hospitals and boarding facilities in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. NVA has grown rapidly and profitably every year since its inception in 1996.</strong>

Lubbock, TX

National Veterinary Associates

<strong>Whether a hospital manager or a manager of accounting, we only hire people who are driven by a love of animals and the people who love them. That&rsquo;s what gets us up in the morning.&nbsp;Our unique hospitals, pet resorts and Support Center offer opportunities for: Veterinarians, Hospital or Pet Resort Management, Licensed Veterinary Technicians, Field Leadership &amp; Support Team</strong>

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Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: 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.<br /><br /><strong>Benefits</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Health, dental, vision, disability and liability insurances, and 401k</li> <li>10 days of paid vacation</li> <li>CE reimbursement and paid CE days</li> <li>Licenses, dues, and professional association membership including DEA/DPS</li> <li>No emergency call</li> <li>Flexible scheduling</li> <li>Relocation assistance and paid interview travel expenses</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Builds rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns</li> <li>Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.</li> <li>Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.</li> <li>Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.</li> <li>Stays current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.</li> <li>Assists in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.</li> <li>Presents a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.</li> <li>Licensure in good standing to practice in Texas.</li> <li>Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.</li> <li>Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.</li> <li>Works collaboratively with hospital team members.</li> <li>Makes decisions confidently and effectively.</li> <li>Manages time and tasks appropriately.</li> <li>Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.</li> <li>Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth.</li> </ul>