Receive and place calls to clients for the purpose of scheduling.
Prioritize multiple tasks in a calm, organized manner.
Maintain proper documentation through client and pet records, i.e. referral documentation, previous medical history received, etc.
Assist all clients by providing necessary instructions, information and invoices, dispense prescription items per the veterinarians instructions, and schedule all future appointments.
Utilize hospital computer systems to document medical records and communicate with clients and teammates.
Manage the financial needs of the hospital by maintaining accurate balances through collection of client transactions, following all cash and credit card handling procedures, and following proper opening and closing procedures.
Excellent customer service skills and an exceptional level of communication in a professional manner.
Advocate for pets through client education on preventative care, pet health needs, treatment recommendations and all other hospital services/procedures.
Maintain a positive attitude in all interactions with clients, pets and other teammates.
Demonstrate ability to show empathy toward clients and treat pets with compassion and respect.
Utilizing standard office/business equipment.
Knowledge of veterinary medical terminology and procedures.
Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shifts
Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments.
Possession of organizational skills.
Critical thinking Understanding logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, good judgment and ability to manage stressful situations.
Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
Retirement Plan (401k)
Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
Short Term Disability
Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays)
Teladoc- FREE doctor access 24/7
Discounted Veterinary Care
EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
A large network of over 1,000 veterinary professionals who all share common interest in promoting a collaborative working environment and individual career growth
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!
VIEW JOBS10/1/2020 12:00:00 AM2020-12-30T00:00<p>Amazing Associate Veterinarian Opportunity! If you haven’t found the right ‘practice fit’ yet, maybe that’s because you haven’t met us! Highway Veterinary Hospital is looking for a new family member to join our health care team! Of course we practice excellent medicine, provide compassionate service and exceed our clients’ expectations. However, what sets us apart is our positive practice culture, our extraordinary support team and our clientele! Our passionate health care team has more than 80 years of combined exceptional experience at HVH; they are the backbone of this practice. Our clientele is capable of providing excellent patient care, and genuinely consider themselves part of our HVH family. But that’s not all… We are a VERY family friendly practice that respects a healthy work-life balance. Our doctors work together, sharing our knowledge, supporting each other, and collaboratively adjusting work schedules to meet personal needs. We have lots of bells and whistles, offer CE stipend, and have a top notch specialty and 24 hour care practice within minutes of our hospital. If you are friendly, kind and caring, come check us out. We’ve earned our “Best of Bowie” veterinary hospital for the past eight years for many great reasons! Our full service, general, small animal practice is centrally located and minutes away from Annapolis, DC and Baltimore. Check out our Facebook page, or our website at <a href="https://workable.com/nr?l=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.highwayvet.com%2F" rel="nofollow noreferrer noopener" class="external">www.highwayvet.com</a>. </p><p><strong>Requirements</strong></p><ul> <li>Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited university</li> <li>Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of Maryland</li> <li>Professional demeanor and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive, friendly attitude</li> <li>The ability to make decisions and communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members</li> <li>Respect for and willingness to work with clients and their pets</li> <li>Compassionate team player who can uphold great reputation with clients</li> <li>A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine, upholding the veterinary code of ethics</li> <li>Proficiency in surgery a plus</li> </ul><p><strong>Benefits</strong></p><p>HVH rewards its team members with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:</p><ul> <li>Continuing Education allowance</li> <li>Health Care Plan (Medical & Dental)</li> <li>Retirement Plan (401k)</li> <li>Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays)</li> <li>Discounted Veterinary Care</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> </ul>Southern Veterinary PartnersBowieMD
VIEW JOBS9/22/2020 12:00:00 AM2020-12-21T00:00<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>High School diploma or GED certificate with two (2) years’ experience as a Veterinary Technician preferred</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>Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)</li> <li>Retirement Plan (401k)</li> <li>Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D) </li> <li>Short Term Disability </li> <li>Paid Time Off (Vacation & 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> </ul>Southern Veterinary PartnersBowieMD
VIEW JOBS10/16/2020 12:00:00 AM2021-01-14T00:00Job Description
Dogs and Cats Veterinary Referral and Emergency Hospital is seeking a surgeon to join our growing team.
DCVR's team of specialists work together in a friendly, approachable, collaborative atmosphere and includes 7 specialists in internal medicine, critical care, neurology, oncology, and radiology. We are also a 24/7 emergency facility, staffed with internship trained clinicians and a board-certified critical care specialist, as well as highly proficient emergency technicians and assistants to care for our patients around the clock. We are a teaching hospital, offering rotating internships to up to 6 interns each year, helping us to stay on the cutting edge of medicine, and to keep teaching and educating in the forefront of what we do every day.
Our hospital is a spacious 12,500 square feet, with a layout that facilitates communication and efficient workflow. We are a fully equipped and state of the art facility with all of the bells and whistles including Esaote Vet-MR Express MRI, Phillips BV Endura fluoroscope, and Phillips Brillance 16 slice CT. A surgeon at DCVR would have the opportunity to collaborate with our other specialists in implantation of tracheal stents, ureteral and urethral stents, and subcutaneous ureteral bypass (SUBS), among other highly specialized procedures. We employ a full-time marketing and communications specialist to aid in referral management and to help you grow your clientele by fostering and supporting our relationships with our referring veterinarians and local community.
DCVR is located in Bowie, MD, conveniently located between Washington, DC, Annapolis and Baltimore, and providing easy access to the city, beach, and mountains where you can experience all four seasons! Enjoy the local cuisine or hike the 20 + miles of trails in the beautiful Patuxent Research Refuge! Bowie offers great shopping at the Bowie Town Center and access to many museums in or around Bowie, including the Belair mansion and stable museum, the Bowie Railroad museum and of course, the Smithsonian museums, which are just a quick drive from Bowie.
We look forward to hiring a specialist who will add to and join in our team's philosophy of great customer service, outstanding client and patient care, camaraderie, and collaborative spirit. If you are looking to grow your practice in a space where mentorship and collaboration are possible and encouraged, then this is the place for you!
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