- Chattanooga, TN
NOTICE OF FILING OF APPLICATION FOR PERMANENT ALIEN LABOR CERTIFICATION
Employer: Medical Management International, Inc. dba Banfield Pet Hospital
Position(s): Associate Veterinarian Openings
Location: Arlington-Alexandria, Virginia Metro Area (incl. Fairfax, VA)
Description: The primary purpose and function of the Associate Veterinarian is to deliver the highest quality veterinary care and an exceptional client experience. The Associate Veterinarian advocates for pets and their quality of life; builds a long term bonding relationship with clients; contributes to the development and maintenance of the human-pet bond; educates clients and hospital associates on all aspects of pet health; mentors and develops an efficient, collaborative and productive veterinary medical team; and improves both the medical quality and business performance of the hospital. Essential responsibilities and tasks include: Diagnosing, treating and controlling diseases and injuries in pets; performing surgery on pets; prescribing and administering drugs and vaccines as appropriate; establishing trust and gaining the confidence and compliance of clients through effectively delivering appropriate preventive care, performing complete diagnostic workups, developing thorough treatment plans, communicating home care instructions, and planning follow-up visits; advocating for preventive care and adoption of wellness plans; assimilating information gathered through effective history taking, physical examination and diagnostic workup to arrive at an appropriate and effective clinical decision; leading the veterinary hospital team through the daily schedule and caseload, delegating tasks to paraprofessionals and improving hospital efficiency; practicing veterinary medicine in a manner compliant with the State Veterinary Practice Act, Federal and/or State Controlled Substance laws and Banfield Code of Ethics, along with appropriate medical record documentation; addressing and resolving client concerns arising from the medical care of a pet; working well with hospital team, peers, field leaders, Central Team Support associates and PetSmart associates; practicing evidence-based medicine and preventive care when data or guidelines exist, using sound judgment when they do not; performing all basic surgeries with appropriate anesthesia, monitoring and pain management; educating clients, hospital associates and PetSmart associates to improve their level of knowledge about veterinary care and husbandry; constantly striving to enhance medical quality, hospital efficiency and hospital profitability; and other job duties as assigned.
Requirements: Client needs and work volume may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. This position requires special hours including working weekends and evenings. Ability to travel, possibly for vendor visits and associate education. DVM (or foreign equivalent) andaVirginia veterinary license.
Compensation: Wage offered is $114,000 per year plus production bonuses and usual benefits for 40+ hours per week. Applicants must have legal authority to work in the United States.
How to Apply: Send resume to Medical Management International, Inc. dba Banfield Pet Hospital, Attn: Justine Pillar, Talent Acquisition, 18101 SE 6 th Way, Vancouver, WA 98683 or apply at https://banfield.taleo.net/careersection/9/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=FAI0005C
PLEASE ALSO REFER TO BANFIELD'S REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM ON FETCH
This notice is being provided as a result of the filing of an application for permanent alien labor certification for the job described here. Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to:
Employment and Training Administration
U.S. Department of Labor
233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: (404) 893-0101
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