Would you like to join a successful team of doctors and staff with like-minded goals of practicing cutting-edge medicine, while earning a comfortable living and enjoying lots of time exploring local destinations?
The Animal Hospital of Smithson Valley is in a new facility that offers the best-in-class resources to service most any need a pet may have. Our facility offers internal lab diagnostics via Idexx Catalyst equipment, laparoscopy for minimally invasive abdominal surgeries, minor orthopedics, full digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound, and echocardiography technology too.
Are you a New - Grad? We have Mentorship. Receive help along the way from our senior veterinarians to hone your skills as both a clinician and surgeon. We’re here to help you along your path in learning advanced surgical techniques including laparoscopy and orthopedic procedures like extracapsular ACL repair and TPLO!
We believe in work-life balance, which is why we prioritize not only working diligently, but also allowing for plenty of personal time and our veterinarians schedule is a four-day work week with only a 4 Saturday per year commitment. We strive to create an environment where our veterinarians can apply their extraordinary passion, skills, and education to make a difference for pets and their humans.
Essential Responsibilities & Functions
Dedication to providing patients with a high level of veterinary care while utilizing the latest advances in diagnostics.
A client service mindset with desire and ability to bring, build, and retain a strong client base.
Enthusiasm about giving back to and building relationships with the local community.
The ability to champion the practice’s objectives and values and inspire others.
Follow the established policies and procedures that govern the normal operation of the hospital.
Dedication to efficiently handling caseloads and maintaining accurate records using SOAP templates for treatment plans and recommendations.
Promote a collaborative working environment and encourage the value of teamwork.
Prioritize traumatic injuries and serious illnesses to ensure that all animals receive time-sensitive care.
Educate clients on the importance of vaccinations, heartworm treatments, flea and tick treatments and other aspects of preventive care.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree.
State Veterinary Board License in good standing.
Benefits and Perks
Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options
401K with company match
Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account
Long Term Disability options
Short Term Disability, paid for by employer
Complimentary Life Insurance $25,000
Generous Continuing Education allowance
Personal Pet Discounts
PTO and Paid Holidays
Company Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Live in the breathtaking and natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. Spend your free time hiking nearby pristine natural parks and exploring award-winning wineries in Fredericksburg and visit dozens of craft breweries and distilleries in the area. Tube and kayak scenic New Braunfels, take in the exquisite local flavors in Boerne, share the excitement of Fiesta Texas and Sea World amusement parks in San Antonio including the historic River Walk. We’re only one hour from eclectic Austin where you can take in countless live music venues and sample some of the most delicious foods in America.
We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, fulfilling careers in a profession we love.
United Veterinary Care is a fast growing, national group of primary care, emergency, and specialty veterinary practices united by a passion for culture, communication, collaboration, and teamwork.
However, we’re not just another practice management company. We are the veterinary industry assimilator. Our goal is to change what is happening within the veterinary profession due to the rapid rate of corporate consolidation by providing our peers and partners with an alternative to the downside of corporate medicine.
Our goal is to Empower, Support, and Unite all of our hospitals with support, training, and technology to elevate their businesses, retain their team members, and strengthen their unique brands to consistently deliver a superior client experience