Associate Veterinarian – Emergency
- A veterinary health care team committed to providing exceptional client service and veterinary health care
- Energetic, compassionate, well‐trained support team including 8 RVTs
- Excellent mentorship and guidance for new Graduates
Join our well-established, busy, progressive, Small Animal Veterinary Emergency Hospital located in the heart of California and practice high‐quality Medicine and Surgery for small animals. Our goal has always been to assemble a veterinary health care team committed to providing exceptional client service and best practice veterinary health care.
Celebrating 13 Years of Making a Difference in Animal Lives in Fresno!
Our goal here at Fresno Pet ER has always been to assemble a veterinary health care team committed to providing exceptional client service and veterinary health care. The Fresno Pet ER team displays an unrivalled commitment to our clients through continuing education, technological advances in veterinary medicine and service, and most importantly, administering compassionate care to all pets entrusted to us.
Our facility features a full in‐house diagnostic laboratory, digital radiology, ultrasound, a well-equipped surgical suite, and more. Fresno Pet ER also has the first CT dedicated to animals in the San Joaquin Valley. We also have an energetic, compassionate, well‐trained support team including 8 RVTs.
The hospital owner, Dr Chris Dobbins, has almost 25 years of experience in emergency medicine and will be an excellent mentor to the new graduate. Dr. Dobbins graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. He started Fresno Pet ER in 2007 with the goal of providing high quality, affordable emergency care to the greater Fresno area. He is an exceptional Veterinarian with a passion for Emergency Medicine.
We have hosted several senior veterinary students from veterinary schools across the US and Europe for externships.
My fur baby was treated here with a serious condition. The entire staff were efficient, compassionate, and absolutely wonderful! I called a dozen times to check up on my little one and each time they were friendly, polite and straightforward with updates. Very professional and caring all around. They worked with my budget and took great care of my animal. 12/10 would recommend. Thank you so much Fresno Pet ER!! – Hotaru Hakai (Google Review)
About this role
As a qualified Veterinarian, you already have a sound grasp of the wide range of skills and abilities that this role entails. In particular, the key talents and abilities that we are seeking are:
- Balance compassion with efficiency
- Record keeping and attention to detail
- Soft tissue surgery
- Team leadership
- Working up cases and developing corresponding treatments
- You must be licensed and have the right to practice in California
Your qualifications are certainly essential to your success in this role and it is expected that you will demonstrate talent and skill as an Emergency Associate Veterinarian. In addition, these qualities are important to us:
- Ability to quickly build rapport with customers, fellow team members and management
- Exceptional client communication skills that convey core veterinary concepts to customers in an easily understandable and highly professional way
- Maintain a positive, supportive approach at all times, great things happen when everyone cooperates
- Respond to the pressure of a fast-paced environment with dignity, presence and grace
The ideal candidate will be energetic, personable, conscientious, and experienced with good surgical skills.
Fresno Pet ER is also considering new graduates that desire to begin their veterinary career in a state‐of‐the‐art facility with great support staff.
Sunset Magazine recently named Fresno as one of the top cities to live in Northern California. Affordable housing, close proximity to mountains, beaches and National Parks are just some of the reasons. Fresno also offers art, culture, and plenty for sports fans. A paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, Fresno boasts easy access to skiing, fishing, hiking, racing, cycling, and camping. Plus Fresno Pet ER is located in the award winning Clovis Unified School District.
It is home to Fresno State University, which was recently ranked #17 in the Washington Monthly College Rankings! We are also the Official Veterinarian for their live mascot, Victor E. Bulldog III and support their athletic department.
All this and more makes Fresno an ideal location for individuals, couples and families alike.
In order to attract talented Veterinary Professionals like you, we have a flexible approach to remuneration based on your expertise and potential – typically this will include:
- Salary in the range of $150-200,000 commensurate with your expertise and ability
- We also offer up to $20,000 in sign-on bonuses for the right candidate
Benefit package includes
- Health, dental, vision
- Liability insurance, professional dues, and license costs
- Continuing education budget
- Pet care discounts
In addition to the above, we are also happy to explore other remuneration alternatives that may better suit your needs which we will be happy to discuss as our relationship develops.
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