Haw Creek Animal Hospital, a busy small animal hospital located in beautiful Asheville, NC, is seeking a motivated and dependable veterinarian to join our team. Our 4-doctor hospital sees dogs, cats, birds, and exotics, and provides our clients with both day practice and evening (up to 11 PM) emergency coverage. We are spay-neuter proponents and are very active with local animal rescue organizations. If you share these values and are interested in providing exemplary care for our clients and patients we would like to talk with you about employment.
The current opening is flexible with regard to available shifts, and our current schedule can accommodate anything from a very part-time to full-time position. Duties will include:
Providing excellent veterinary care for regularly scheduled appointments and emergencies; Triaging and prioritizing emergency cases; Surgical intervention or stabilization of trauma/serious illness cases; Clear communication with our clients; and Appropriate supervision of our technical support staff.
The successful candidate will be a DVM with a dedication to veterinary medicine and a passion for animal wellbeing. You will also:
Be an experienced practitioner or exceptional new graduate; Possess excellent bedside manner and be able to empathize with clients; Have great verbal and written communication skills; Work well in a fast-paced environment; Be dedicated to a long-term relationship with our hospital and clients.
We strongly believe that great care requires immediate access to the best diagnostic tools, appropriate support staff, and pharmaceuticals. To that end, we are equipped in house with:
State of the art direct digital radiology; Digital dental radiology; Idexx ProCyte CBC, Chemistry, and SediVue urinalysis.
We maintain a well-stocked pharmacy and are open to supplementing conventional pharmaceuticals with alternative remedies such as traditional Chinese herbs when appropriate. Acupuncture is also offered as an alternative modality. Staffing levels generally run at 3-4 support staff per doctor.
Asheville, "The Land Of The Sky" and "The Paris of the South," generally ranks among the best places to live in the US. Recently described as "a delightfully strange place," the city is blessed with great restaurants, breweries, and art galleries, and is surrounded by the fantastic recreational opportunities afforded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Great Smokies. Haw Creek Animal Hospital is a Living Wage certified, environmentally-friendly business, and we offer a competitive salary and benefits that include medical, retirement, paid time off, CE, and license fees.
Additional Salary Information: We traditionally pay hourly but will consider a salaried position for the right employee.
About Haw Creek Animal Hospital
Haw Creek Animal Hospital is a 4-doctor full-service animal hospital located in East Asheville, NC. We offer conventional and alternative medicine for a wide range of species, and provide regular appointments as well as extended-hours emergency care for a diverse client base.