IDEAL veterinary career offered at McKean Veterinary Hospital! We are looking for an ambitious veterinary associate eager to practice high quality general veterinary care. MVH is a privately owned full-service companion animal hospital located in a beautiful, state-of-the-art building designed by a nationally recognized firm. Our facility is located on 8 acres in McKean, PA located 10 miles south of Erie, PA, on the shores of Lake Erie.
We have a very committed mentoring program for new associates and offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Support staff is highly trained and motivated. We strive to create a healthy, positive work environment so that our associates and technicians can practice effectively and develop both personally and professionally. Work week is VERY reasonable with after-hours and weekend emergencies handled by local emergency hospital.
We are dedicated to our mentor-ship of our associates. It is our belief that support, teaching and collaboration with McKean Veterinary Hospital's professional staff results in the development of confident, effective, compassionate and productive veterinarians. Our associates feel valued and supported both professionally and financially.
We encourage new graduates as well as experienced veterinarians to apply. New and less experienced veterinary graduates are supported with initial salary guarantees in the early stages of practice building. Typical salary in the first year is 80K to 90K in additional to full health benefits, CE, subscriptions, dues and retirement account. Our associates are respected and treated as professionals and are encouraged to collaborate on cases and management decision making.
We do require a strong work ethic and a desire to practice high quality veterinary medicine and surgery. Good communication skills and a compassionate approach to helping clients and their pets is essential. Good leadership skills are very helpful as well as an ability to work with team members effectively. We encourage healthy life/work balance. Surgical practice is not required, but preferred. McKean Veterinary Hospital also participates in providing care for a local non-profit shelter in McKean, PA.
Requirements include DVM or VMD degree or equivalent.
We require a strong work ethic and a desire to practice high quality veterinary medicine and surgery. Good communication skills and a compassionate approach to helping clients and their pets is essential. Good leadership skills are very helpful as well as an ability to work with team members effectively.
Work week is typically 35 to 38 scheduled hours of appointments and surgery.
Surgical practice is not required, but is preferred.
Opportunity for paid work at local shelter during the regular work week.
Additional Salary Information: Production based salary. New grads first six months guaranteed. Hospital has excellent production.
About McKean Veterinary Hospital
McKean Veterinary Hospital is a companion animal practice located in an actively growing area just outside of Erie, Pennsylvania. Our building was designed by an architect firm nationally recognized in the veterinary field. Our mission is to practice a very high level of veterinary care while creating a healthy and inspiring work environment. We pride ourselves on employing a highly trained and motivated support staff and offering a generous production based salary and compensation package for our professionals in an effort to provide the best veterinary care in the Erie county region. We are located in a family friendly, cultural and educated region. Our school district is one of the most excellent in the state of Pennsylvania. The Erie area boasts a rejuvenated cultural district as well as one of the most beautiful state parks in the world.