Full time Associate Veterinarian for the Mid Coast Maine Community
Woodbrook Animal Clinic
March 17, 2018
65000.00 - 85000.00
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Less than one year
DVM or equivalent
Make a difference for the pet community of an underserved area of Midcoast Maine by helping Woodbrook Animal Clinic provide veterinary services with mentorship of an experienced veterinarian.
Woodbrook Animal Clinic is in need of a full-time associate veterinarian for its busy multi-doctor progressive well-equipped companion animal hospital. Woodbrook Animal Clinic is a state of the art veterinary hospital located in the Mid Coast region of picturesque Maine. The hospital boost many bells and whistle available to help provide services to our patients. The laboratory is up to date with a full in house Idexx system. The double surgical suite boost monitoring equipment, heated tables, and a top of the line Bovie electrosurgery unit. In 2016, the hospital acquired a GE ultrasound. There are four exam rooms. The treatment area has two wet tablet and a mobile lift table. We have a high-speed dental unit and digital radiography.
The flow of the hospital has an open dynamic flow. It is spacious but intimate. The doctors office and nurses station are within feet of each other for easy communications and discussion of cases. The laboratory is centrally located to receive samples from the treatment or the exam rooms. The pharmacy is fully stocked with effective and well researched medications. There is also a small retail area for a few specialty items, prescription diets and nutraceuticals.
We offer the gold standard care, but are willing to help with a treatment plan that works for the clients wishes or resources. We are looking for a forward thinker who has a kind and compassionate bedside manner.
The hospital has a 3:1 ratio of support staff. The clientele is from all levels of life. We strive to have the doctors utilize their skills for diagnostic, prognostics, surgery and prescribing. The team is trained to help support the doctor. We want to encourage and accommodate creative thinking as well as support special interest of our team.
The area is semi-rural with many cultural opportunities within a 30-45 minutes drive. Ocean experiences to exploring nature abound. The four season weather can appeal to a broad range of interest from skiing in the winter, spring bird watching and gardeners, summer beach trips, and fall foliage exploring.
You will become part of a friendly skilled team. As the veterinary team leader, the position will require good communication and problem solving skills, great attention to detail, and have solid medical and surgical skills.
The work week will be a 4.5 days per week alternating to a 5 day per week. Flexible long weekends. Six major holidays off. No emergencies.
Salary is compensated with experience. Benefits include paid vacation, retirement plan, health and liability insurance, pet discount on product, membership dues, licensing and continuing education expenses.
Federal Accreditation is helpful
Additional Salary Information: pending experience level: willing to negotiate base plus a percentage or salary
About Woodbrook Animal Clinic
Small animal practice established in 2005. Privately owned located in Southern Mid-coast Maine. 45 minutes from Portland, ME and Portland International Airport and 3 hours from Boston, MA. Busy growing 3 doctor practice. New building built in 2014. Ample space to grow.Opportunities to create, develop and utilize skills for general practice or special interest. Clinic has a strong positive reputation developed over the years for client/patient support as well as support within the community.
The area boost fours season living. Easy access to the ocean, nature trials, sailing, fishing, skiing, and camping. The fresh air and open spaces make it a great place to live.