Associate Veterinarian for Acton Animal Hospital, Acton, MA (Signing Bonus)
Acton Animal Hospital
June 14, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Part Time or Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
Associate Veterinarian for Acton Animal Hospital (Signing Bonus)
Dr. Daphne Flessas, of the Acton Animal Hospital located in historic and affluent Middlesex County, Massachusetts is seeking a full-time or part-time energetic veterinarian to join her progressive and growing practice. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in medicine, be client-oriented with strong client education skills, and be a dedicated, enthusiastic team player. Dr. Flessas also owns Millis Animal Hospital in nearby historic Millis, MA.
Our team has a strong partnership with clients built on clear, consistent communication and education. The Acton Animal Hospital has a loyal following among our extended pet families as shown in our client's generous reviews & testimonials. We are a well-established, family owned practice with a diverse caseload. We practice quality medicine in a modern, warm and friendly facility.
As an associate veterinarian at Acton Animal Hospital, you will appreciate our therapy laser, in-house pharmacy, Idexx in-house laboratory, digital radiology (including dental), surgical monitoring equipment including BP, pulse Ox and ECG, as well as a highly trained technical and friendly support staff. As a paperless hospital, we utilize ImproMed Infinity as our practice management software.
We collaborate with specialists in multiple fields through referrals, as well as through visiting specialists. Our close proximity to several large 24 hour referral and emergency centers allows us to offer our staff the family friendly benefits of no after hours emergencies, and no on-call scheduling. The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University is also only 30 minutes away.
You will find us in Acton, which is a quaint suburban town located in Northwest Massachusetts approximately 21 miles northwest of Boston with easy access to Boston's Logan Airport. Acton has been rated as one of the Best Places to Live by Money Magazine. Our Blue Ribbon Award winning schools are very highly rated.
We focus on a very high standard of medicine while working with the client to develop a manageable patient care plan. Our hospital stresses preventive care, dentistry, exceptional medical workups & treatments, surgery, as well as behavior and nutrition counseling.
Our staff to doctor ratio is approximately 5:1. Our normal work schedules are flexible and feature no emergency on-call duty. Our technical staff includes MA Certified Veterinary Technicians, and Veterinary Technician Students.
We are looking for just the right individual with 2+ years of experience in general medicine and surgery to join our dynamic and compassionate team, and will consider recent graduates with exceptional medicine and communication skills. The right candidate will have a strong interest in medicine, be client-oriented, have strong client education skills, and be a team player. The position requires a minimum of 26 hours per week, but full-time is preferred in order to keep up with our growing clientele.
* Motivated new and recent graduates are also encouraged to apply. You’ll be part of an amazing team that is passionate about our patients and our practice. Internship training is encouraged, but not required. Surgical proficiency with spays, neuters, mass removals and dentistry is highly valued.
You need to be a person of good character, customer service oriented, hard working, detail oriented, thorough, timely, a good communicator, friendly, teachable, and obviously a pet lover!
Our benefits package includes: Competitive Salary with Bonus, Health Insurance, Retirement Plan, Personal Pet Discounts, Generous PTO & Sick Time Offerings, Continuing Education (CE) Allowance, Veterinarian Membership Dues and Licensing Fees, and a fantastic staff to work with.
* All applications will be treated as confidential.
* We will only be able to personally respond to qualified candidates.
* A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM or VMD) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
* Licensure in good standing and eligibility to practice Veterinary Medicine in the State of Massachusetts.
* Professional comportment 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.
* A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
* The successful candidate must be able to pass a professional background check and drug test.
Additional Salary Information:
Compensation is negotiable and dependent upon experience.
Internal Number: AAH-DVM
About Acton Animal Hospital
For more than 25 years, Burzenski & Company has been skillfully providing financial management and tax planning services for veterinary practices and their owners. Our customized and personal approach to guiding veterinary practices in all facets of business has earned us a national reputation as leaders in the industry.
The veterinary practice management team, led by Gary I. Glassman, CPA, has a unique understanding of practice business strategies, tax and accounting services, operational management, financial forecasting and personalized management services for veterinary practices.
Whether your veterinary practice specializes in companion animals, emergency/specialty medicine, equine, bovine, swine, dairy or is a mixed animal practice, our experienced team of professionals understands the needs of veterinary practitioners and can provide the appropriate insight to maximize your financial position and operate more efficiently.
An overview of our veterinary services. https://youtu.be/UbU3p0b8LIM