Riverbend Animal Hospital is a companion animal practice with an excellent team-based approach to medicine and an emphasis on client engagement and collaborative care. Flexible schedule, the opportunity for growth, leadership opportunities. We offer excellent salaries, $75,000 sign-on/relocation bonus available, and our benefits include full medical coverage, tuition reimbursement, a pet stipend, and bonding leave.
We strive to have a friendly and caring environment in which we can create an atmosphere of trust between our staffand clients.
About This Role
You have the opportunity to shape our patients' lives by providing excellent preventative care, treating illness and injury, and following them through their lives. Enhance the animal-human bond by forging relationships with our clients and providing expert care at every visit. We enjoy partnering with our clients to create the happiest, healthiest lives possible for their pets.
Detailed knowledge of animals, their various illnesses, and the correct diagnostics & treatments.
Ability to communicate with clarity and compassion.
Innovative thinking to contribute to the growth and success of the hospital.
Committed to Fear Free & low-stress handling.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
Licensure in good standing in the state of Massachusetts, or the ability to obtain a license in MA.
Riverbend Animal Hospital was established in 1999 and has been a respected part of the community ever since. Located in Hadley, Massachusetts, we provide wellness & surgical care to the surrounding towns, including Amherst, Northampton, South Hadley, and beyond. We have been a proud accredited member of AAHA since 2001. We are dedicated to the highest standard of medical care and our vision of providing a welcoming place to work and grow. We focus on low-stress, fear-free experiences for our patients. Our team of technicians, CSRs, and support staff is knowledgeable, supportive, and dedicated to our clients and patients. We offer opportunities for expanding education and plenty of chances to learn new skills.
Our area is notable for the presence of the “Five Colleges,” comprising the University of Massachusetts’ flagship campus in Amherst and four top-quality private colleges: Amherst College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, and Hampshire College. The region is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts offering skiing, hiking, biking, and walking trails, and the beautiful Connecticut River is great for kayaking, canoeing & boating. Excellent public & private schools, top-notch medical facilities, fabulous restaurants, museums, galleries, live music venues, dance, theatres, culture & alternative health modalities. And we are within a few hours of Boston and NYC.
A common purpose with an uncommon passion—this is Rarebreed Veterinary Partners. We are a purpose-driven team placing talent first by supporting professionals to thrive in our industry and empowering hospital teams to provide exceptional care for pets and their owners. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to create exceptional work experiences for all our employees. After all, work should be your happy place! We focus on providing our hospitals with the best culture, tools, and support to allow the staff to focus on what they love most: caring for our animals.
What do we have to offer?
At Rarebreed, we provide employees in the veterinary profession with the best work experience by creating and fostering a great culture where you can thrive. We value you and offer a one-of-a-kind, flexible total compensation package that consists of the following:
Competitive base compensation plus bonus incentive
Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage (or opt-out incentive)
Company paid 3% 401(k) contribution
Generous paid time off to ensure work/life integration
Employee Referral Award Program
Company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Access to Employee Assistance Programs
Continuing education time off and reimbursement
Pet Care discounts for your family pets at our clinics
Free monthly wellness meetings focusing on stress & anxiety reduction and mindfulness
Free online group exercise classes, such as yoga and HIIT (High Energy Interval Training), twice a week, taught by certified trainers
Free quarterly financial wellness classes to provide guidance in areas such as student loan debt, budgeting, improving credit scores, mortgages, and refinancing.
Employment will require the successful completion of references and background checks.
Rarebreed Veterinary Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.
Rarebreed Veterinary Partners is a purpose driven team placing talent first by supporting professionals to thrive in our industry and empowering hospital teams to provide exceptional care for pets and their owners. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to create exceptional work experiences for our hospital teams. We focus on providing the best culture, tools and support to our hospitals to allow the staff to focus on what they love most, caring for our animal companions.