Rhawnhurst & Elkins Park Animal Hospital has been proudly serving the communities of Philadelphia, Bucks County and Montgomery County for over 40 years! We are a full-service animal hospital dedicated to quality medicine and care for small animals. Whether it be feathers, scales, or fluff and tails- we see it all! One of our veterinarians specializes in exotics and if this is an area of interest- come learn from us!
As a member of our family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Our hospital provides services including, but not limited to, preventative care, soft-tissue surgery , an in-house full diagnostic laboratory, chronic disease management, digital radiology, and dental care. We also have an outstanding experienced support staff to make your job as efficient and easy as possible. Ongoing mentoring in all aspects of veterinary medicine is available.
Within a short train ride, one could travel into Center City, Philadelphia, the fifth largest city in United States. With easy access to Center City and an under two-hour commute to Manhattan, shopping and great restaurants are everywhere!
When you meet us, you’ll notice we aren’t staff – we are a family! From our veterinarians, to our client care representatives, veterinary technicians and assistants, we are all dedicated to making lives better for both pets and people. We care about our patients, our clients, each other and our community. As advocates for companion animals, we are here to guide and support humans as they care for their pet family members. Our clients have trusted our hospital with their beloved pets for decades, and embrace our gold- standard of medicine we have been delivering for years.
We also support our doctors with a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vistion, time -off, 401k and continuing education.
Essential Responsibilities and Tasks
Ensure the Safety of Pets, clients and associates by utilizing safe restraining techniques, following standard protocols and maintaining clean, sterile and organized treatment areas, exam rooms and labs.
Obtain relevant information and history from clients, and maintain proper and complete medical records.
Educate clients about Pet health needs, any diagnosis or treatment, hospital services and other related information.
Effective communication of diagnosis and treatment plan to veterinary medical team and client.
Understand and follow state guidelines regarding duties of veterinary assistants and licensed veterinary technicians.
Build quality treatment plans based on needs of the patient and clients.
Capabilities and Experience
Experience preferred, but happy to mentor a strong new grad!
Ability to multi-task
Surgical skills - Proven ability to perform basic surgeries, including use of all standard medical instruments and equipment.
Client service skills - Consistently ensures the team provides the client with attentive, courteous and informative service.
Enthusiasm, and passion for ongoing development and learning in a collaborative environment.
Compassionate commitment to Pet care - Ensures hospital teams confidently present Pet treatment recommendations and associated fees as an advocate for the Pet, gaining the client's agreement to proceed with the treatment most appropriate to the Pet's current condition and long term health.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree required.
License in good standing in state of PA or ability to become licensed in PA
Proven ability to perform basic surgeries, including use of all standard medical instruments and equipment.
Check us out at https://www.rhawnhurstvet.com AND https://www.elkinsparkvet.com
About Greater Philadelphia Region
Community Veterinary Partners (CVP) mission is to bring joy to families by providing the best care possible to the pets they love. A growing community of 85+ animal hospitals in the Eastern US, CVP empowers our veterinary professionals by providing unwavering support services that allows them to get back to what they love doing the most – caring for pets.