VETERINARIAN

Green Marble Recruitment Consultants

pretoria

Green Marble Recruitment Consultants

VETERINARIAN

Green Marble Recruitment Consultants

  • R Undisclosed
  • Permanent Intermediate position
  • Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Posted 21 Jun 2022 by Green Marble Recruitment Consultants
  • Expires in 27 days
  • Job 2471698 - Ref JHB001332

About the position

Up and coming one-stop Pet Shop is looking for a well-experienced Veterinarian to perform medical, surgical and dental care to animals. You will work with the Veterinary practice owner to define and implement practice medical policies and procedures that ensure quality patient care. Some management activities will form part of your daily responsibilities, including the education of staff and contributing to a positive work environment.
Must be able to be on standby for emergencies.
Minimum requirements

  • BVSc degree from the University of Pretoria

  • SAVC registered 

  • Experience as a registered veterinarian in a practice is desirable, but not required. 

  • Excellent medical and surgical skills. 

  • Significant continuing education achievements, beyond licensing requirements. 

  • Excellent communication skills with both staff and clients. 

  • Ability to work as a team member as well as a veterinarian. 

  • Working knowledge of and interest in the business aspect of a veterinary practice. 

  • Strong leadership abilities.

  • Willingness to work emergencies or extra hours when needed. 


  Important factors:

  • Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 15kg).  

  • Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position. 

  • Working conditions:  

  • May be exposed to unpleasant odours, noises and animal faeces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.


  RESPONSIBILITIES: MEDICAL AND SURGICAL 

  • Provides compassionate care to patients. 

  • Works with veterinary practice owner to set practice medical policies and procedures.

  • Performs physical examinations; diagnoses physical condition and presents diagnostic and treatment alternatives to the client. 

  • Performs medical, surgical and dental procedures; provides emergency services in accordance with clinic policy.

  • Provide pre-surgical examination and post-surgical monitoring. Monitor and treat in-hospital patients.

  • Interprets the results of laboratory procedures and determines the appropriate protocol based on the results; reads radiographs and interprets Ultrasound, CBC and Biochemistry; prescribes medications.

  • Promptly and accurately updates client records. 

  • Add prescriptions of chronic medication to the patient file with dosage when charging the medication for the first time.

  • Add weight and body condition score for each patient in clinical history.

  • Give basic clinical history with quotations during consultations.

  • Charge using protocols.

  • Add notes to patients such as aggressive, allergic or on insurance.

  • Add laboratory results.

  • Add radiographs.

  • Plans and carries out a significant program of personal medical continuing education. 

  • Monitor and maintain stock levels of the pharmacy.

  • Treating of own animals.

  • Pre-purchase Health check of own animals.

  • Weekly health monitoring of animals.


  CLIENT RELATIONS

  • Takes time to communicate effectively with clients, presenting them with treatment alternatives and being sensitive to their emotional as well as financial status. 

  • Sets an example for the staff in dealing with clients; promotes the concept of the client-centred environment.

  • Helps to develop new programs and processes that meet clients’ changing needs.  


  HUMAN RESOURCES 

  • Supervises kennel assistants; works with them to assess their current skill level and to plan and implement their continuing education and growth. 

  • Delivers in-house medical training to the support staff.                     

  • Is accessible by staff while maintaining doctor/staff professional relationships. 


  BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 

  • Works toward and attains practice productivity standards. 

  • With the veterinary clinic owner, periodically review the key performance indicators and plans for changes as indicated. 

  • Works with the veterinary clinic owner on plans for developing and growing the business. 

  • Works with the veterinary clinic owner to plan for facility maintenance to ensure a facility/vehicle that is not only medically efficient but visually appealing to client and staff. 

  • Assists the marketing effort by participating in community activities that focus on the veterinary profession. 


OTHER 

  • Communicates objectives, motivates staff, builds and maintains morale; maintains core values and standards.  

  • Takes an active role in practice staff meetings but ensures that all staff members participate. 

  • Promotes supportive working environment among staff members; understands the value of teamwork; shows enthusiasm and willingness to perform as necessary to help the practice function as a unit. 

  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions. 

  • Maintains positive, supportive relationships with other employees. 

  • Promotes continuous quality improvement. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

  • Interest in marketing and growth of the practice 

  • Display tact and diplomacy with staff members and clients. 

  • Work almost constantly in the presence of other staff members and clients. 

Desired Skills:

  • VETERINARIAN
  • EXAMINATIONS
  • MEDICAL
  • DENTAL
  • BVSC
  • SAVC

Green Marble Recruitment Consultants

About the agency

We are a pro-active, solution-driven organisation with a personalised strategy to suit individual requirements. We are committed to entering into a partnership with you, to provide you with a stable staff complement, through quality placements and specialised services.We pride ourselves in the fact that we can offer you the most innovative staffing solution possible, through the time we spend to gain an in-depth understanding of your recruitment needs.We also believe in staying actively involved throughout the entire selection process and by doing that, emphasis is placed on providing a limited number of quality candidates appropriately matched to each position.Our ultimate aim, purpose and drive remain the pairing of the perfect team across all industries in permanent positions.Our Approach• We spend quality time gaining in-depth understanding of your needs to deliver optimum results.• We pro-actively implement a personalised strategy suiting your custom requirements.• We enter into a committed partnership with you, providing staff compliment through quality placements and extraordinary service.• We stay actively involved throughout the entire selection process.• We work according to project timelines and deliver results.Our Values and Pride• Trust• Results driven• Open and transparent communication• Solution driven• Reliability and honesty• Ethical• Professionalism• Commitment• Passion• PrideOur Services include:• Recruitment of permanent staff across all areas and industries. We have specialist consultants amongst other: Finance, IT and Engineering.• Spending quality time understanding the detail behind every vacancy received.• Sourcing, advertising, and networking to provide the right skills.• Screening Ad-response.• Interviewing.• Shortlisting.• Coordination of the full process.• Background checks.• All negotiations, including salaries.• Extending of offers.• Declining of unsuccessful candidates.

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About the position

Up and coming one-stop Pet Shop is looking for a well-experienced Veterinarian to perform medical, surgical and dental care to animals. You will work with the Veterinary practice owner to define and implement practice medical policies and procedures that ensure quality patient care. Some management activities will form part of your daily responsibilities, including the education of staff and contributing to a positive work environment.
Must be able to be on standby for emergencies.
Minimum requirements

  • BVSc degree from the University of Pretoria

  • SAVC registered 

  • Experience as a registered veterinarian in a practice is desirable, but not required. 

  • Excellent medical and surgical skills. 

  • Significant continuing education achievements, beyond licensing requirements. 

  • Excellent communication skills with both staff and clients. 

  • Ability to work as a team member as well as a veterinarian. 

  • Working knowledge of and interest in the business aspect of a veterinary practice. 

  • Strong leadership abilities.

  • Willingness to work emergencies or extra hours when needed. 


  Important factors:

  • Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 15kg).  

  • Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position. 

  • Working conditions:  

  • May be exposed to unpleasant odours, noises and animal faeces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.


  RESPONSIBILITIES: MEDICAL AND SURGICAL 

  • Provides compassionate care to patients. 

  • Works with veterinary practice owner to set practice medical policies and procedures.

  • Performs physical examinations; diagnoses physical condition and presents diagnostic and treatment alternatives to the client. 

  • Performs medical, surgical and dental procedures; provides emergency services in accordance with clinic policy.

  • Provide pre-surgical examination and post-surgical monitoring. Monitor and treat in-hospital patients.

  • Interprets the results of laboratory procedures and determines the appropriate protocol based on the results; reads radiographs and interprets Ultrasound, CBC and Biochemistry; prescribes medications.

  • Promptly and accurately updates client records. 

  • Add prescriptions of chronic medication to the patient file with dosage when charging the medication for the first time.

  • Add weight and body condition score for each patient in clinical history.

  • Give basic clinical history with quotations during consultations.

  • Charge using protocols.

  • Add notes to patients such as aggressive, allergic or on insurance.

  • Add laboratory results.

  • Add radiographs.

  • Plans and carries out a significant program of personal medical continuing education. 

  • Monitor and maintain stock levels of the pharmacy.

  • Treating of own animals.

  • Pre-purchase Health check of own animals.

  • Weekly health monitoring of animals.


  CLIENT RELATIONS

  • Takes time to communicate effectively with clients, presenting them with treatment alternatives and being sensitive to their emotional as well as financial status. 

  • Sets an example for the staff in dealing with clients; promotes the concept of the client-centred environment.

  • Helps to develop new programs and processes that meet clients’ changing needs.  


  HUMAN RESOURCES 

  • Supervises kennel assistants; works with them to assess their current skill level and to plan and implement their continuing education and growth. 

  • Delivers in-house medical training to the support staff.                     

  • Is accessible by staff while maintaining doctor/staff professional relationships. 


  BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 

  • Works toward and attains practice productivity standards. 

  • With the veterinary clinic owner, periodically review the key performance indicators and plans for changes as indicated. 

  • Works with the veterinary clinic owner on plans for developing and growing the business. 

  • Works with the veterinary clinic owner to plan for facility maintenance to ensure a facility/vehicle that is not only medically efficient but visually appealing to client and staff. 

  • Assists the marketing effort by participating in community activities that focus on the veterinary profession. 


OTHER 

  • Communicates objectives, motivates staff, builds and maintains morale; maintains core values and standards.  

  • Takes an active role in practice staff meetings but ensures that all staff members participate. 

  • Promotes supportive working environment among staff members; understands the value of teamwork; shows enthusiasm and willingness to perform as necessary to help the practice function as a unit. 

  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions. 

  • Maintains positive, supportive relationships with other employees. 

  • Promotes continuous quality improvement. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

  • Interest in marketing and growth of the practice 

  • Display tact and diplomacy with staff members and clients. 

  • Work almost constantly in the presence of other staff members and clients. 

Desired Skills:

  • VETERINARIAN
  • EXAMINATIONS
  • MEDICAL
  • DENTAL
  • BVSC
  • SAVC





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