The Animal Medical Clinic in Skowhegan , Maine is looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic full time associate veterinarian to join our progressive small animal practice. We place strong values on continuing education and strive to offer the best current medicine to our clients. With a 4 day work week, there is plenty of time to explore the beautiful region or other hobbies. We have ultrasound (and use it daily!), endoscopy, full on-site lab, new digital x-ray, dental unit, surgical suite, friendly and efficient support staff, along with the other common amenities of a moderate sized veterinary hospital. One of our veterinarians is the President of the NAVC Board of Directors and another is the Legislative Chair for the Maine Veterinary Medical Association. We want our doctors and staff to be involved in hobbies and other interests outside of work.
The position offers a competitive salary, benefits including full health insurance, paid parental leave, simple IRA, CE allowance and time, professional memberships (AVMA, MVMA), licensing fees, gym membership, vacation and sick leave. We will help with moving expenses if applicable. New graduates are welcome to apply. Future partnership potential.
We are within an hour of an airport and multiple small cities (1.5 hours to Portland, 3 hours to Boston), an hour to excellent skiing, and 2 hours from Acadia. There is a strong local movement with an in-town CSA and restaurant, local farmers' market, great main street storefronts, strong school system, and welcoming community.
Work schedule is 4 days a week (8-5:30), and every 3rd or 4th Saturday morning. We work as a team and all associates welcome collaboration on cases.
Additional Salary Information: $80,000 to $100,000 - based on experience
Paid maternity leave after 1 year
We are a busy 4 doctor practice in central Maine, and the business has been in this location for close to 80 years. We love our patients and their owners! We try to stay as up-to-date as possible with current medical procedures and techniques and place a high value on continuing education. We also strongly believe in helping organized veterinary medicine with direct involvement on the NAVC and MVM...A board of directors. Family is very important to all of us, and many of the staff have young families.
We have an ultrasound (new in 2013), endoscopy unit, dental unit, x-ray, full in house laboratory, doctor's office, and are fully digitized for medical records. We fully renovated the front half of the hospital this year, and plan on continuing to make improvements.
Rural Maine prides itself on having an open and honest community. We are very down to earth, and this particular area has a great school system. There is a strong local movement and supportive environment.