Chippewa Animal Clinic is seeking a full time associate Veterinarian so we may all enjoy that ever-elusive work-life balance. We are searching for that special someone to become an important part of our practice and create a long lasting relationship with our team and clients. Our clinic is furnished with a full lab of Idexx diagnostic equipment, digital radiography and ultrasound equipment available in bigger hospitals, yet we are nestled in the beautiful relaxing countryside of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. We’re a laid back, small town clinic that prefers to avoid drama. Compensation, of course, is important and we will be happy to provide based on experience. We welcome new grads and seasoned Veterinarians alike and look forward to hearing from you.
Sault Sainte Marie, founded in 1668, is one of the oldest cities in the US, and the oldest in Michigan. The Soo, as called by the locals, is home to Lake Superior State University and the location of the Soo Locks, the busiest seasonal water way- ferrying freighters between Lake Superior and Lake Huron. The area is a abound with outdoor recreation opportunities: boating, fishing, hiking/biking trails in town, snowshoeing, X-country skiing, snowmobiling just to name a few! The Soo and our bigger twin city Sault, Ontario, offer a multitude of options for shopping, dining, night life and recreation.
As a side note for living in our area, the cost of living is significantly less than many places! For new grads, those wanting to raise a family, or just time to take in some scenery, we are ideal!
Determines nature of disease or injury by examining pets; examining large animals.
Restores health by treating animals surgically or medically.
Prevents rabies, burcellosis, and other disorders by testing animals; providing inoculations.
Promotes health of animals by advising animal owners about sanitation measures, feeding, and general care.
Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and animal records; reporting diseases to public health officials.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Enhances ventinary clinic reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Skills/Qualifications: Knowledge of Animal Behavior, Animal Husbandry, Basic Safety, Documentation Skills, Customer Service, Performing Diagnostic Procedures, Use of Medical Technologies, Job Knowledge, Judgment, Integrity, Verbal Communication
Veterinarian Skills and Qualifications:
Knowledge of Animal Behavior, Animal Husbandry, Basic Safety, Documentation Skills, Customer Service, Performing Diagnostic Procedures, Use of Medical Technologies, Job Knowledge, Judgment, Integrity, Verbal Communication
Boiled down version: Veterinarian for medical appointments, surgery and shared emergency oncall. 4 day work week with typically one weekend per month oncall. We are not open weekends.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable
About Chippewa Animal Clinic
98% small animal - 2% equine/lrg. animal/exotic/pocket pet clinic with two doctors and 10 employees. Salary based on experience.