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Veterinarian Relief

Job ID: R-86140

Location(s): 101 Community St, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 22911

Job status: Part time Apply now

The primary purpose and function of the Relief Veterinarian is to provide preventative care, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of Pets.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

·Ensure the Safety of Pets, clients and associates by utilizing safe restraining techniques, following standard protocols and maintaining clean, sterile and organized treatment areas, exam rooms and labs.

·Obtain relevant information and history from clients, and maintain proper and complete medical records.

·Educate clients about preventative care, Pet health needs, any diagnosis or treatment, hospital services and other related information.

·Provide professional, efficient and exceptional service including prescribing and administering preventative care for the wellness needs of Pets and diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries of Pets.

·Effectively communication diagnosis and treatment plan to veterinary medical team and client.

·Ensure local, state and federal laws are followed, including proper maintenance of the controlled substance inventory log.

·Understand and follow state guidelines regarding duties of veterinary assistants and licensed veterinary technicians.

·Other job duties as assigned.

Hiring Qualifications

Capabilities and Experience (can do)

·Ability to multi-task - Manages multiple tasks at one time; quickly and accurately shifts attention among multiple tasks under distracting conditions without loss of accuracy or appearance of frustration.

·Communication skills - Reads, writes and speaks fluent English, using appropriate grammar, style and vocabulary. Correctly spells commonly used English words and job specific terms. Demonstrates exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills.

·Organizational ability - Demonstrates a systematic approach in carrying out assignments. Is very orderly and excels at cutting through confusion and turning chaos into order.

·Surgical skills - Proven ability to perform all basic surgeries, including use of all standard medical instruments and equipment.

·Problem solving skills - Demonstrates a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. Unusually decisive in handling difficult problems. Translates problems into practical solutions.

·Client service skills - Consistently ensures the team provides the client with attentive, courteous and informative service. Gains and shows personal satisfaction from delivering great service.

·Intellectual ability - Accurately and consistently follows instructions delivered in an oral, written or diagram format. Can provide directions.

·Compassionate commitment to Pet care - Ensures hospital teams confidently present Pet treatment recommendations and associated fees as an advocate for the Pet, gaining the client's agreement to proceed with the treatment most appropriate to the Pet's current condition and long term health. Act as an advocate for the Pet.

·Mathematical ability - Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and to compute rate, ratio and percent; ability to convert units of measurement.

·Computer skills - Comfortably and confidently uses a computer and specialized software. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.

·Management ability - Effectively enforces policies. Achieves high productive output while maintaining high morale. Encourages efforts toward common goals. Understands and utilizes a coaching/counseling philosophy for performance management.

Attitudes (will do)

·Initiative - shows willingness and aptitude to use own discretion in taking appropriate steps in finding solutions to problems; presents options and ideas to enhance current processes or procedures. Takes on additional responsibility when both big and small tasks need to be done.

Integrity - Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of Banfield, Pet Hospital. Exhibits

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