Juanita Bay Veterinary Hospital is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian. This is a full-time position that could also work for two part-time associates. We are a privately owned, 4 doctor, small animal hospital that has been providing exceptional veterinary care in Kirkland Washington since 1960. We are day practice with no Sunday or Emergency Call.
Our purpose is to ensure we improve the life of every pet and every person every time.
Our focus is what is best for the patient and client is our guiding principal.
Our promise is The Juanita Bay difference. We provide an exceptional patient and client experience that exceeds expectations.
The Pacific Northwest is an awesome place to live. We are centrally located between the mountains and ocean beaches with beautiful lakes, rivers and evergreen forests. Outdoor adventures and activities are easily accessible, such as mountain biking, skiing and hiking. The hospital resides between the major cities of Seattle and Everett, but still within commuting distance of a more rural setting. Our location supports a preference for city or country living. Juanita Bay Veterinary Hospital is directly across from Lake Washington, with nice walking paths and easy access to water activities such as paddle boarding and boating.
What is required of a successful candidate?
- Minimum of two years of experience
- Demonstrated mastery of skills including internal medicine, surgery and dentistry
- Excels at communication: values client communication and education, is compelling and easily understood
- Optimistic attitude
- Respectful and supportive of clients and staff- builds and nurtures positive relationships
- Embraces a high work ethic
- Models professionalism
What type medicine does Juanita Bay Practice?
We are strictly a medical facility. We do not rely upon ancillary services such as boarding or grooming so we are very focused on providing high quality veterinary care. Juanita Bay practices evidenced based medicine that is tailored to meet each patient’s individual needs. Professional growth is encouraged and supported, which fuels our progressive approach. We work closely with local specialists to insure our patients have every possible standard of care advantage.
What will you experience with the Juanita Bay team?
We really value and respect our doctors. Associates share in a collaborative spirit, commitment to excellence and heart felt dedication to their patients and clients. Our friendly staff is very skilled and highly responsive to the needs of the patients, clients and doctors. The management team is comprised of proactive ownership who works closely with the full-time manager to provide a professional, successful and stable environment. We have worked hard to create and are deeply committed to maintaining our culture of excellence, integrity, and teamwork.
What will the environment be like?
A modern facility really does make a difference! We moved into this custom designed hospital two years ago. The building provides a comfortable environment for pets and people alike while enhancing efficient workflow. Utmost attention and effort are invested in maintaining the facility and equipment to be at their best function and appearance. You will find Idexx in house lab, digital radiography and generous quantities of computers and instruments, all chosen to provide progressive care. We are paperless practice with fully optimized and integrated computer software.
What type of clients and patients will we encounter?
Our longstanding reputation in the community has built a loyal client base. We have an extremely compliant clientele which allows for greater focus on providing best medicine and patient care. Juanita Bay puts a great deal of effort into customer service and clients expect a high-level of care. Our patients are currently 75% canine, 25% feline and always 100% awesome!
What are we working on this year?
We have received certification as a Cat Friendly Practice and as an Envirostar. While AAHA members, we are now in the accreditation process with an anticipation of June 2017 completion. Both interpersonal and client communication are a focus this year as is increasing our surgical capacity.
Competitive compensation package with generous benefits
Competitive compensation. Full time benefits include: health insurance, professional and DEA license, liability insurance, national and local association dues, VIN membership, paid vacation and sick leave, continuing education allowance, retirement plan and personal pet benefits.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.
We encourage you to visit our website: juanitabayvet.com and we look forward to hearing from you!