Looking for a mixed animal associate position, in rural south east Ohio?
The purpose of this position is to maintain animal health by diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries. The Associate Veterinarian works under the direct guidance and supervision of the management team and senior veterinarians of Rolling Hills Veterinary Service. The Associate Veterinarian is to make every effort to help improve the quality of care given to the patients of Rolling Hills Veterinary Service and provide outstanding and courteous service to the client.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITES
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
CONTROLS OVER WORK
The associate veterinarian provides continuing or individual assignments to the healthcare team indicating generally what is to be done, limitations, quality and quantity expected in accordance with the hospital policies and procedures. The associate veterinarian uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments independently without specific instructions, but refers deviations, problems, and unfamiliar situations not covered by instructions to the owner-doctor(s) or medical director for decision or help. Administrative supervision may be provided by the management team.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to hazards associated with aggressive patients; hazards associated with infected animals and controlled substances; exposure to unpleasant odors and noises; exposure to bites, scratches and animal wastes; possible exposure to contagious diseases.
Follow federal and state animal health laws and regulations including ODA and DEA.
A normal work week will consist of 40-50 hours and can range up to and over 70 hours per week when accounting for emergency cases for on-call shifts.
On-Call nights, weekends and holidays will be divided between the four veterinarians.