Veterinarian - Powhatan Animal Hospital

Southern Veterinary Partners Richmond , VA 23173

Posted 2 weeks ago

Powhatan Animal Hospital is a small animal practice located between the city of Richmond and the country. We offer laser therapy and orthopedic surgery. We support our local high school and sheriffs department, and we will go out of our way to help our clients by offering extra help getting in and out of the vehicle if needed.

We truly work as a team and most teammates are cross-trained to help out however they can. If you have been looking to join a team that loves to help their community and each other, we would love to welcome you to our team!


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of Virginia
  • Professional demeanor and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, friendly attitude
  • The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members
  • Respect for and willingness to work with clients and their pets
  • Compassionate team player who can uphold great reputation with clients
  • A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics
  • Proficiency in surgery a plus


SVP rewards its team members with a competitive salary, growth bonuses and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Continuing Education allowance
  • Professional Liability Coverage
  • Sign-on Bonus
icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Licensed Veterinary Technician Sign On Bonus Betty Baughs Animal Clinic

Southern Veterinary Partners

Posted 1 month ago

VIEW JOBS 10/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-12-30T00:00 <p>Betty Baugh’s Animal Clinic is a well-established AAHA Accredited veterinary hospital in the Richmond, Virginia. We are also currently working towards our Fear-Free practice certification! We offer small animal wellness care, surgery, advanced diagnostics (ultrasound, endoscopy, radiology, dental radiology and in-house labs), Eastern medicine (TCVM) including acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, food therapy and Class IV Therapy Laser.</p><p>We are currently seeking an Experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team! Candidates must be compassionate, treat all animals with great care and be comfortable working with both dogs and cats of varying breeds and personalities. Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, must be proficient multi-taskers who are able to prioritize, stay on task and function efficiently. Our LVT’s are utilized to their fullest potential.</p><p>The Veterinary Technician (Vet Tech) is responsible for assisting Veterinarians in the care of animals. The Vet Tech helps during patient examinations and surgical procedures by restraining animals when necessary, stocking examination and surgery rooms with supplies, sterilizing tools and ensuring that equipment is in working order. Vet Techs also communicate with clients (pet owners) and update patient files. This position may perform an initial evaluation of the animal’s condition, clean and wrap wounds, check vital statistics, collect samples and administer medication.</p><ul> <li>Assist doctors with appointments, surgery, and client education per hospital policy.</li> <li>Perform initial evaluation of the pet’s condition and advise doctor regarding nature of visit, preventative care due and client concerns.</li> <li>Obtain and prepare laboratory samples as requested by the veterinarian, i.e. urine, fecal and ear cytology.</li> <li>Notify the doctor of lab results in a timely fashion.</li> <li>Restrain animals in a safe, efficient and compassionate manner during examinations and procedures.</li> <li>Prepare and set up for surgical procedures while utilizing knowledge of proper sterile field requirements.</li> <li>Monitor recovery of surgery patients and communicate with owners per hospital policy.</li> <li>Accurately prepare and dispense medications as directed by the doctor, ensuring that medications are added to the pet’s record and appropriately charged to the client.</li> <li>Know vaccination guidelines within the hospital and administer vaccinations under the direction of the doctor.</li> <li>Monitor hospitalized pets and perform treatments as directed by the doctor.</li> <li>Utilize hospital computer systems to document medical records and communicate with clients and teammates.</li> </ul><p><strong>Requirements</strong></p><ul> <li><strong>Licensed in the state of Virginia</strong></li> <li>High School diploma or GED certificate with two (2) years’ experience as a Veterinary Technician</li> <li>Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shifts</li> <li>Must have computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel</li> <li>Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations.</li> <li>Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Medical procedures and animal handling will be trained thoroughly on the job; however, excellent communication skills, a sense of urgency, and working harmoniously with teammates is required.</li> <li>Must be dependable, demonstrate strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn.</li> <li>Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds</li> </ul><p><strong>Benefits</strong></p><ul> <li>$2,500 Sign On Bonus Offered </li> <li>Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental &amp; Vision)</li> <li>Retirement Plan (401k)</li> <li>Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary &amp; AD&amp;D) </li> <li>Short Term Disability </li> <li>Paid Time Off (Vacation &amp; Public Holidays)</li> <li>Teladoc- FREE doctor access 24/7</li> <li>Discounted Veterinary Care</li> <li>EAP (Employee Assistance Program)</li> <li>A large network of over 1,000 veterinary professionals who all share common interest in promoting a collaborative working environment and individual career growth </li> <li>Opportunity to make an impact in your community while tackling a challenging, variety of tasks and the ability to help animals among a great team of people!</li> <li>#LVTSJ</li> </ul> Southern Veterinary Partners Richmond VA

Veterinarian - Powhatan Animal Hospital

Southern Veterinary Partners