Quail Corners Animal Hospital in Raleigh NC is seeking an Associate Emergency DVM to join our team!
Do you have the desire to join a dynamic team in a 24 hour emergency hospital that has been deeply rooted in the community for 50 years!? Quail Corners Animal Hospital is a well-established, full-service, primary care and 24-hour emergency veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care for cats and dogs. The Quail Corners Animal Hospital team delivers an exceptional experience, whether for a wellness exam or an emergency procedure. With a strong focus on client education and the best use of technological advances in veterinary medicine and service, the team at Quail Corners provides consistent, thorough, and most of all, compassionate care to all pets entrusted to us.
10 full time general practice and emergency veterinarians
Fully equipped surgical suite, with the option for minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy)
Basic & advanced dentistry equipment including digital dental radiology
Digital radiology, ultrasound, and electrocardiography
Idexx in-house laboratory equipment as well as an abundance of reference labs available
Advanced pain management including Shockwave
Alternative therapies, including acupuncture and dietary counseling
Strong local partnerships; Quail Corners serves as a 24 hour reference hospital for the surrounding veterinary community.
For more information about Quail Corners Animal Hospital, please visit our website at
The Associate Veterinarian (AV) is responsible for medical and surgical care of patients in the exam room and in the hospital. This includes maintaining client relationships and effectively communicating the care needs and condition of their pet. Medical records are maintained in an accurate and legible manner and estimates are presented to clients in advance of care, as appropriate. The AV is considered a member of the hospital’s management team and is therefore responsible for supporting the hospital leadership and NVA.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Maintains a current license of veterinary medicine and documentation of required hours of continuing education credits per calendar year.
Oversees surgical and medical cases of patients, insuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates and client communication and education.
Properly assesses patient needs and presents an accurate estimate of care costs to the client in advance of treatment.
Maintains accurate and complete electronic medical records.
Provides follow up on patient care, condition and communicates regularly with the client, keeping them appraised on the care needs of the patient.
Oversees transfer of medical cases from doctor to doctor as appropriate.
Maintains and improves quality of medical and surgical procedures.
Answers client questions and complaints regarding medical and surgical procedures.
Follows the Board of Veterinary Medicine requirements for the inventory of all controlled drugs.
Is accountable regarding laws and regulations pertaining to the practice of veterinary medicine and veterinary facilities.
Is in good standing with the State Board of Veterinary Medicine.
Minimizes waste and controls costs relating to medical supplies, surgical instruments, and drug inventories.
Leads by example in a positive, constructive and professional manner.
Abides by all NVA and QCAH polices and employment contract.
Supports QCAH leadership team.
Actively participates in improving client and patient care by direct involvement and in making constructive suggestions.
Participates actively in support staff development and training.
Is willing to be challenged in professional growth; is self-motivated to develop additional veterinary skills and talents to enhance the hospitals services and secure revenue growth.
Participates in scheduled staff and doctors meetings as requested and/or available.
Teamwork: defined as “Cooperative effort by the members of a group to achieve a common goal and/or outcome.”
Participates in a positive manner in all group sizes.
Refrains from participating in gossip.
Supports team members by assisting other areas, is receptive to feedback and suggestions.
Engages in active problem-solving vs. problem-identifying.
Makes suggestions related to client/patient service improvements and hospital efficiency.
AVImark hospital operating system; NVA website & associated features
Standard veterinary hospital equipment including medical, surgical and dental devices
Digital radiology equipment – dental and exoskeleton
Hospital plant systems such as electrical, water, generator, telephone, HCAC
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent with 3+ years' experience preferred
Strong communication skills: written, verbal and listening
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong working knowledge of veterinary medicine
Good working knowledge of business practice and accounting
Able to think rationally and logically; able to make quick, decisive decisions
Able to give, receive and follow directions
Able to provide training and support to colleagues and support team members
Able to be empathic and compassionate
Able to perform many aspects of companion animal medicine, surgery, dentistry and diagnostics
Able to sit, stand, walk for extended periods of time
Able to lift, reach, bend as needed
Able to perform all duties and responsibilities as described
Able to function as a team member within veterinary hospital setting
Able to be positive, supportive and encouraging as needed
About the Area
Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina, and the second largest in the state, with almost 500K people calling it home. The Raleigh area is famous for its universities, including North Carolina State University, and is part of the well-known Research Triangle (named for the number of technology and scholarly institutions around Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham). Quail Corners is in the center of it all, just 15 minutes from Downtown Raleigh, and 20 miles from the heart of the Research Triangle, and a few hours to either the mountains or the beach. Between its family-friendly atmosphere, great quality of life and welcoming Southern community, it’s no wonder people are moving to Raleigh, NC. The region has even been named the best place to live in North Carolina—and the best big city in the Southeast.
Quail Corners Animal Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 2569
About Quail Corners Animal Hospital
To improve the comfort and well-being of pets by providing progressive and compassionate care. We develop a community of animal hospitals and pet resorts that share knowledge to achieve sustainable growth.