The Dumb Friends League’s Solutions Veterinary Hospital in Denver, Colorado is looking for veterinarians to join our team at our new low cost community animal hospital! With a supportive Veterinary Services staff and modern equipment, we are committed to providing the highest quality, compassionate, and ethical care to pets in our community.
As a veterinarian at Solutions Veterinary Hospital you will provide veterinary care for underserved populations in the metro area. The Solutions Veterinary Hospital has five guiding principles. They are to prevent suffering, alleviate suffering, maximize our impact, enhance the dignity of our clients, and to collaborate with the veterinary community. This position works directly with at risk communities to provide affordable, high quality veterinary care within a respectful and compassionate environment. We allow our doctors to provide excellent patient and client care without a focus on owner finances. Our hospital has fixed pricing, and staff are empowered to work with patrons on payment arrangements, so doctors can focus on patient care.
Responsibilities •Perform surgical procedures including spay/neuter, dentistry, and various soft tissue procedures. •Perform veterinary examinations, treatments and wellness services. •Perform euthanasia. •Direct the work of technicians and assistants. •Contribute to and lead initiatives to improve processes and procedures. •Manage and maintain accurate medical records.
In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to our full-time doctors. Our benefits are designed to help our staff lead healthy, productive and rewarding lifestyles. They include: •Health insurance •Dental insurance •CE budget •Flexible scheduling •Benefits available at 30 hours/week •Basic and voluntary supplemental life insurance •Short-term disability insurance •Flex spending accounts •401(k) retirement option with League matching contributions •Voluntary long-term disability insurance •Personal time off (PTO) •Holiday pay •Employee assistance program •Discounts on supplies and limited veterinary services
Head to our website for more information https://www.ddfl.org/about-us/career-opportunities/.
Qualifications Education Required
Doctorate or better in Veterinary Medicine.
•Doctoral degree in veterinary medicine •Current Colorado veterinary license with clean practice record •Experience practicing veterinary medicine •Ability to communicate well to a varied audience •Demonstrated ability to be highly efficient •Creativity •Demonstrated excellent surgical skills •Strong interpersonal communication skills •Strong desire to serve under resourced communities with respect and compassion. •Ability to effectively communicate in writing •Effective time management skills with the ability to triage cases and workload. •Ability to work well within a fast-paced environment •High attention to detail •Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs •Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record Preferred
•Two years’ experience as a veterinarian. •Experience in shelter medicine or other high-volume setting. •Interest and experience in dentistry.
About Dumb Friends League
Join an industry leader! The Dumb Friends League is the largest community-based animal welfare organization in the Rocky Mountain region, and recognized nationally as a model for other animal shelters across the country. Each year, we welcome more than 20,000 homeless pets to our two shelters while our equine center in Franktown takes in abused and neglected horses, ponies, mules and donkeys that have been removed from owners by law enforcement authorities. At all of our facilities, we provide a nurturing environment where animals may find relief from suffering, and opportunities for rehabilitation and adoption.