VIP Petcare A Full-Time Veterinarian - Wellness Center in La Porte, Indiana

VIP Petcare is improving the lives of pets and the people who love them! We are currently looking for dedicated, professional team members who have a passion for pet wellness. Our Wellness Centers provide high quality preventative and wellness pet care services including diagnostic tests, vaccinations, preventative medications, microchipping, nail trims and a wellness check commensurate with the services administered.

We are currently looking for a Veterinarian to work full-time at our Wellness Center in La Porte, IN.

The La Porte Wellness Center is open 12pm- 7pm, Tuesday through Friday and 9am - 3pm on Saturdays.

Whether you are a recent graduate or a seasoned Veterinarian looking to further advance veterinary care in our communities, we would like to connect with you to tell you about our open opportunities.

VIP Petcare is committed to our Veterinarians and offer the following to our Full-Time staff:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Generous PTO plan

  • Four paid days off for Continuing Education

  • $2500 annual allowance for Continuing Education

  • 401(K) Plan with Matching

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Cost for renewal of license and AVMA membership

Other Potential Benefits (depending on area):

  • Sign On Bonus

  • Relocation Assistance

The Veterinarian is responsible for providing veterinary care at our Wellness Centers to ensure VIP Petcare best practices are carried out in a manner that promotes VIP Petcare as a leader in providing quality affordable preventative healthcare to pet owners.

Job Duties/Essential Functions:

  • Performs medical exams and blood draws; administers vaccinations, nail trims and microchips

  • Educates clients and recommends preventative care and products

  • Follows up with client calls or emails in regards to their pets

  • Completes medical records by adding relevant information and history into system

  • Mentors an effective and productive staff

  • Clearly understands and delivers VIP Petcare medical standards and ethical practices

  • Continuously strengthens and builds the VIP Petcare brand

  • Attend monthly staff training meetings

  • Other duties or functions as requested

Education and Training:

  • Licensed Veterinarian in good standing

  • Health Certificate Accreditation a plus

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of Vaccine protocols, intestinal parasites prevention and Heartworm prevention, Heartworm disease in both cats and dogs, Heartworm and flea preventatives, and prescription products

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent customer service skills, ensuring accurate and reliable work product

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Creative, flexible and innovative thinker; management skills to mentor team members

  • Must successfully pass criminal history background check

Environment and Physical:

  • Able to lift animals and equipment of up to 150 lbs with assistance; lift 50 lbs unassisted

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, walk, stoop, kneel, sit, and crouch

  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, finger-arm-hand dexterity with the ability to reach and grasp

VIP Petcare is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We encourage applicants of all ages and experience, as we do not discriminate on the basis of an applicant's age.