North Country Veterinary Services is an ten doctor mixed animal practice. The position available is primarily small animal. We offer a diverse caseload and a wide range of experience within the practice (2-39 years). This allows for a team approach to quality medicine.
We have two locations, in Pulaski and Oswego, NY and our doctors can rotate between offices. We provide primary care and advanced pet care to a broad geography in the North Country of New York State. We have a broad spectrum of veterinary diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories.
Our hospitals are looking for another team member committed to providing exceptional client service and veterinary health care. As an Associate Veterinarian at North Country Veterinary Services, you can expect to work with licensed technical staff, highly trained for dental procedures, surgery, ultrasound, acupuncture, and therapeutic laser. We are a very collaborative and friendly team who provide excellent client communication and education. Interest in surgery and dentistry a must. Surgical skills are a must.
Want to do fun stuff? If you want to do all the crazy stuff you learned in Vet School, we’ve got that. You won’t just do spay and neuters and wellness checks. You will have a green light to do amazing medicine. If you learned about it, we see those cases.
This is Vet medicine the way you want to do it, and imagined it. If you are passionate about Vet medicine and want to take a risk, we are the place to do it.
At NCVS, you can flourish as a Vet and help grow our business.
About the Hospitals
4 Exam rooms
One large surgery suite and two treatment tables
Separate dog and cat waiting rooms
In house Lab, Snap Pro’s
Newest AVImark practice management software
Laser Class IV treatment
About the Area
The primary location is in Pulaski, which has the Salmon River running through it and is known for its runs of salmon and steelhead. Our area is affordable and a safe place to live and raise a family. Outdoor opportunities abound with nearby Lake Ontario, state parks, fishing, hunting, camping, canoeing, and snowmobiling. Syracuse, NY is a short drive away and has to offer exceptional restaurants, concerts, art, SU sports, The New York State Fair, and excellent medical care.
Highly competitive base salary
Health Insurance and dental/vision
Life Insurance, Short term/Long Term disability
Paid Liability insurance- 100%
401 (K) plan
Vacation, sick time
Continuing Education days and allowance
Paid State License and DEA
Skills and Qualifications
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
Licensure in good standing to practice in New York State
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.
Summary: Assists Doctors in performance of multiple procedures providing care for animals including physical examination, dental procedures, surgeries, blood drawing, lab testing, immunizations, euthanasia as well as client education, marketing and inventory maintenance. Requires a working knowledge of pharmaceutical drugs, common diseases and preventative health care recommendations.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provides patient care and treatment of hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients.*
Administers and monitors anesthesia.*
Administers IV fluids including catheter placement.*
Performs laboratory tests as directed.*
Performs blood draws and injections.*
Takes and processes radiographs.*
Calculates dosage calculations of medications including IV fluids.*
Completes documentation of treatments, laboratory results, and patient observations in medical record and computer.*
Schedules surgical and medical appointments.*
Assists and supervises assistants and kennel workers as directed.*
Dispenses and administers medications and vaccines.*
Completes DEA/drug log entries.*
Performs dental procedures including extractions.*
Provides client communications and education including patient status, explanation of medications and preventative care recommendations.*
Maintains cleanliness of work areas.*
Prepares patients, instruments, and equipment for surgery.*
Cleans, maintains, and sterilizes instruments, equipment and materials.*
Restrains animals for veterinarian or other staff members as directed.*
Trains technicians as needed.*
Maintains inventory in pharmacy and treatment areas as needed.*
Acts as veterinary assistant to doctors.
Acts as surgery/ in patient care assistant.
Acts as kennel attendant.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to record, work, and read documents in word processing software; spreadsheet software, and Avimark (practice software).
NYS Licensed Veterinary Technician and/or completed educational qualifications to sit for licensing exam.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must use a variety of equipment including x-ray machine, x-ray processor, microscope, blood machines, laser ultrasound machine, dental x-ray machine, anesthesia machine, and patient monitors.
Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities: