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portland, Oregon, United States
16 days ago
Portland, Oregon, United States
16 days ago


Portland Area General Practice Associate Veterinarian – Part Time and Full Time Opportunities

  • Doctors do not negotiate fees and treatment plan workups with our clients. ALL treatments and surgeries are included in the client’s monthly fee.  Therefore, a doctor is able to focus on quality care and appropriate treatment plans for the well-being of each Pet.
  • Highly trained and proficient paraprofessional staff do the majority of the work required on each Pet; the doctor is allowed to focus on important medical issues.
  • Work-life balance: 1 week on, 1 week off (26 weeks on and 26 weeks off, annually) for full time pay with generous benefits. Other flexible part-time schedules are available too.
  • Preferred experience 4+ years general practice
  • Doctors are paid on salary, not production.
  • Annual salary (for 26 weeks per year of work) is $150,000 with appropriate experience. Additionally, $30,000 is contributed annually to deferred compensation/retirement plan.  Health and other standard benefits are also provided.
  • Relocation candidates encouraged to inquire. We are willing to relocate qualified candidates.

If you are tired of negotiating care vs. money with clients, tired of doing paraprofessionals work, tired of being undercompensated and underappreciated, please call or text Darrell Phillips, DVM at (601) 517-2734.


Essential Functions
Honor and exemplify the Hannah Principals within self and team.
Practice ethical veterinary medicine according to all applicable laws and codes.
Use evidence-based medicine, education, and experience to provide the best and longest life possible for Hannah Pets through
the use of preventive care, diagnostic and therapeutic services for every Pet.
Devoted to the philosophy of long-term, less expensive Pet health through appropriate preventive care.
Provide high quality medicine while utilizing cost effective conservative treatment and diagnostic options.
Foster an effective veterinary support team culture by communicating medical standards, ethical practices and veterinary
knowledge and experience.
Development of the medical team to achieve the highest level of productivity and efficiency.
Provide compassionate, high-quality veterinary care.
Effective communication techniques with Members and team members.
Eagerness to continue professional development.
Manage multiple tasks at one time; quickly and accurately shifts attention among multiple tasks under distracting conditions
without loss of accuracy or appearance of frustration.
Demonstrate a systematic approach in carrying out assignments. Is very orderly and excels at cutting through confusion and
turning chaos into order.
Consistently ensures the team provides the Member with attentive, courteous and informative service. Gains and shows personal
satisfaction from delivering great service.
Maintains a positive outlook, rebounds quickly from frustrations and unpleasantness, and maintains composure and friendly
demeanor while dealing with stressful situations.
Perform all common surgeries using standard medical instruments and equipment.
Maintain relevant, comprehensive medical records.
Prescribe and administer drugs and vaccines as appropriate.
Partner with Members to plan follow-up visits, provide home-care instructions, and education to ensure the long-term health of
the Pets.
Address and quickly resolve concerns arising from any Member.
Be confident around Members, dogs, cats, bunnies, and guinea pigs.
Develop trusting relationships with Members.
Partner with the Practice Manager to ensure Members are receiving excellent service and Pets are receiving high quality care, and
that the hospital operates efficiently and effectively.
Responsible for the efficient and appropriate use of inventory.
Participate in planning, budgeting and hospital productivity levels for the hospital.
Experience, Training, Education, and Licensing Requirements
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or equivalent.
Current, state specific veterinary licensure in good professional standing, or be in the process of obtaining the state license within
the shortest period of time possible, and be practicing legally at our hospital with approval of the state veterinary examining
Current (and maintain in good professional standing) DEA license to order, manage, and store Controlled Drugs as mandated by
Federal law and use it legally in the hospital during your work hours.
Current (and maintain in good standing) USDA certification for small animals/pet practice in order to sign State and Federal Health
Certifications, rabies certificates, etc.
Radiology certification within 90 days of hire, or equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required
knowledge, skills and abilities.
Annual Continuing Education per state law.
Essential Physical Abilities
Ability to stand for up to 4 hours prior to taking a break.
Ability to walk, move, stoop, kneel, and crouch.
Ability to use hands and fingers to operate, activate, detect and position.
Ability to lift a 40lb dog onto an exam table.
Ability to hear and communicate by voice or phone in an environment with a moderately high noise volume.
Ability to see in order to determine, perceive, identify recognize, judge, observe, inspect, estimate and assess.
Routine exposure to biological hazards, medication/controlled substances, anesthesia and radiation.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59072413
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon, United States
  • Company Name: Confidential
  • Position Title: Veterinary Associate
  • Employment Type: Small Animal
  • Position: Associate Veterinarian
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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