Friendship Hospital for Animals, in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado, is seeking an associate doctor to join our Friendship family. Established in 1997, we are a AAHA accredited, 6-doctor, small animal (and some exotics) practice that utilizes a fear free focus to provide the highest standard of client and patient care. We specialize in comprehensive canine and feline dentistry, diagnostic excellence, innovative pain management, urgent care, hospitalization, laser therapy, surgical services, dental prophylaxis and surgery, diagnostic imaging and ultrasound.
If you value a challenging pace, building strong client and team relationships, combined with a real commitment to a life/work balance, Friendship Hospital is the veterinary home you’ve been looking for.
At Friendship Hospital, we are committed to the health and well-being of our employees. We offer competitive salary with high earning potential, High quality health insurance (vision, medical, dental, HSA), Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability insurance, 401K with company contribution, Paid Vacation and Sick Leave, Generous CE allowance with additional CE time off allotted, Reimbursement for membership dues and license fees, Plumb’s Veterinary Drug Handbook membership, VIN Membership, Annual uniform allowance, and many more discounts and supplemental insurance options! Commitment Bonus and relocation reimbursement available!
What You Can Expect
and incredible clients and a team that you can easily build relationships with.
Experienced and dedicated support staff that is eager to learn and expand their skills to meet patient demands.
A dedication to providing excellent medical care and treatment. We utilize state of the art equipment to perform advanced techniques and diagnostics.
Fully equipped exam rooms, surgery suite, lab and dedicated dental suite, digital radiology, ultrasound, cold therapy laser, and well-organized treatment facilities.
No on-call duties
A supportive hospital management team and associate doctors
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university with a minimum of two years in-practice experience.
Licensure in good standing to practice in Colorado, or obtainment of license by start date.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Delegates tasks and achieves results with hospital team members.
Works collaboratively with hospital team members
Makes decisions confidentially and effectively.
Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients
Duties and Responsibilities
Builds rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns
Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.
Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.
Stays current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
Assists in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
Presents a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of Friendship Hospital and NVA to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.
NVA is a leading global veterinary community of more than 1,400 veterinary hospitals and pet resorts united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Our animal care ecosystem spans the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. Rooted in a culture of compassion, innovation and collaboration, NVA champions each hospital's unique culture and provides the support and opportunities veterinary teams need to deliver exceptional care to pets and their families.