Hillcrest Animal Hospital, located in Little Rock, AR, is looking for an Associate Veterinarian to join our team!
Hillcrest Animal Hospital provides outstanding care for dogs and cats in beautiful Central Arkansas! We offer preventative care, surgery and dental procedures, in-house diagnostics including radiology, and referral services as well as a full in-house pharmacy. We are looking for a full-time, long term team member who is open-minded and energetic!
About Hillcrest Animal Hospital
A full service hospital with a community clinic feel.
Boarded Internist and Neurologist on staff as well as 5 seasoned Associate Veterinarians.
Highly loyal clientele, many of which have been coming to Hillcrest Animal Hospital for multiple generations of their family and their pets.
Toshiba CT with digital imaging PACS system
Aloka Ultrasound with digital imaging PACS system
Radiology suite and stat interpretation available by board certified radiologists.
A complete in-house pharmacy including a wide range of prescription diets from Royal Canin, Hill’s and Purina.
Avimark electronic health record system.
Wide range of in-house diagnostics including ECGs and Doppler capabilities.
The Hillcrest neighborhood is one of Little Rock’s oldest and most prestigious neighborhoods featuring tree lined streets, upscale shopping and countless fantastic restaurants!
Paid licenses, dues to AVMA/ArVMA, and malpractice insurance
2 weeks of vacation
Paid sick time
Partially paid medical insurance
In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Managing Doctor and supporting medical staff. This individual advances the quality of medicine in the practice and provides exceptional client service to our clients and patients.
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.
Skills and Basic Qualifications
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
Licensure in good standing to practice in Arkansas.
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Works collaboratively with hospital team members.
Makes decisions confidently and effectively.
Manages time and tasks appropriately.
Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth.