Associate Veterinarian ( Small Animal, $120K + )
Temple Veterinary Hospital Medical & Surgical Center Temple, TX
- Expired: May 14, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FORWe are seeking a full-time licensed veterinarian for our small animal clinic. Our new, 8,500 square foot state of the art facility is equipped with an Idexx lab, surgical center, full dental capabilities, radiographic imaging, and ultrasonography. Located in Temple, Tx, home of Baylor Scott & White Hospital, the "Mayo Clinic of the South." We specialize in advanced diagnostics and advanced surgeries with proprietary techniques (ACLs, bone pins and plates, GDVs, Ex-laps, spinal procedures (hemilaminectomies, etc.).
Schedule: No weekend or night calls. (currently no weekend, flexible depending on canidate) Full benefits, competitive and negotiable salary, two weeks paid leave, IRA with 3% contribution, and membership in TVMA and AVMA. Starting salary (VERY negotiable): after six months 10% of work earnings.
Potential Room & Board on site included Significant sign-on bonusDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Treat, and prevent an array of animal diseases and... illnesses Conduct tests and observations to provide a proper diagnoses Prescribe necessary medications Administer vaccines to prevent common diseases Perform operations and provide therapy or other treatments to heal animal injury Perform spay and neuter surgeries Communicate with animal owners to answer questions and educate them on situations and treatment plans Conduct research and development to advance the veterinary medicine field Collaborate with veterinary assistants and other staff to provide top-notch care to customersABOUT THE AREATemple, Texas is a wonderful, welcoming community in Central Texas. With over 1,200 MDs coming here because of Baylor Scott & White Hospital, we have a growing cultural city that is home to a wonderful school district with a great "Friday Night Light's", small-town feel.
We have the Cultural Activities Center and the Temple Civic Theatre that are constantly enriching our city with the arts and theatre. With Austin (one hour) and Dallas (one and a half hours) right down the road in each direction, we are close enough to the "big cities" but far enough away to have an inviting environment and a low cost of living.REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS Passion for animals and an active interest in their health and wellbeing Knowledge of all veterinary best practices, and a desire to advance the field Excellent verbal communication skills to build rapport and adequately communicate with patients and staff Problem-solving capabilities with a willingness to tackle unique challenges High emotional intelligence with the ability to empathize with families Ability to manage time, prioritize, and thrive in an oftentimes fast-paced and high-pressure environment Strong leadership skills Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree Possession of a veterinary license and willingness to continually meet licensing requirements 1-3 years of veterinary experience in a clinic or animal hospital environment, preferable but seeking new grads as wellMEET THE OWNERDr. Gosney was born on a dairy farm and made an unwavering decision to become a veterinarian at the age of 8, setting his path to achieve this goal.
After finishing his undergraduate work at Texas A&M University in 1966 he entered their School of Veterinary Medicine and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1968.Since Gary had been in the Corps during his college years he entered the military as a Captain in the Veterinary Corps of the United Stated Army in August of 1968. From June of 1969 to June of 1970 Gary was stationed in Saigon, Vietnam where he served as the Zoonosis Control Officer and later became the 25th Infantry Division Veterinarian in Chu Chu, Vietnam.For his service Gary was awarded the Bronze Star; the Army Commendation Medal; The Vietnam Commendation Medal and others.He was voted the 1976 Jaycees Outstanding Man of the year. He is a professional speaker; a published playwright; and has appeared in over 100 productions of civic theater plays.He is a member of the Centra
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