Do you consider yourself hard-working with a passion for being part of the community you serve? Are you eager to find an experienced team to support you as you grow your client base? Have you dreamed of having technology at your fingertips to access patient lab results in real-time on your phone? If you have aspirations to utilize CO2 surgical lasers for 99% of your surgeries, then we’ve got you covered! If you want to be part of a fun-loving family atmosphere, this is the clinic for you!
We are located in Starkville, MS home to Mississippi State University. Aside from being home to the Bulldogs, Starkville is known for its eclectic festivals and annual events.
Starkville Veterinary Hospital has been providing high quality veterinary health care since 1974. We are a full-service small animal veterinary medical facility that is dedicated to serving pet owners primarily in Starkville, but also Columbus, Louisville, and West Point, Mississippi. We began with a single goal in mind: to treat every client as though they are family and every pet as if he or she is one of our own. This goal is still at the heart of our practice. Our care in the service provided to our clients extends to our staff too. You can often find us firing up the grill for our team meetings because we believe “a family that eats together, stays together!”
What You’ll Be Working On:
Provide routine exams, vaccinations and associated annual and semi-annual testing
Interpretation of bloodwork, urinalysis, radiography, and ultrasound utilizing the latest in-house and send out diagnostics from IDEXX Labs
Prescribing medication to pets
Utilize a CO2 laser in surgery and a therapy laser for healing and ongoing pain management
Maintain a high level of client communication and patient care
We refer our after hours and weekend emergencies to the Mississippi State University Veterinary School Emergency Service
Be an intricate part of our staff training during our weekly team meeting
What’s In It for You?
We were voted best “Veterinary Practice” for 2019 by the people of Starkville. Our reputation in Starkville and the surrounding cities is outstanding and spans back 45 years. We are friendly, compassionate, and we want to be a part of your life.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited university and in good standing
Maintain the minimum CE hours for Mississippi
Maintain USDA APHIS accreditation to write health papers for small animals
One-year experience in small animal medicine preferred but new graduates will be considered
Performing surgery and diagnosing and prescribing medications are required
Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
Ability to assist the technicians and kennel technicians in picking up 50#-100# dogs to place them on an exam table as needed
Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
Additional Salary Information: Health Insurance is provided and/or available for and your immediate family
Cell phone is provided or reimbursed
CE is paid for and you are given 5 days extra vacation time to complete the CE’s. We think continuing education is important, so we reimburse up to $2000 for your CE
10 days of paid vacation
5 paid sick days
You will work 4.5 days per week, one afternoon per week off
No Saturday or Sunday regular hours other than if a patient is hospitalized. Yeah you heard right! NO SATURDAY REGULAR HOURS
Salary will be discussed and is negotiable based on your experience level and your proposed ability to generate income for the practice
About Starkville Veterinary Hospital
Starkville Veterinary Hospital is a full service small animal practice located in Starkville, MS.