Associate Veterinarian – Exotic

Position Overview:
Are you passionate about providing the best care possible for exotic pets? Have you been looking to expand your skills in avian and exotic medicine? Do you enjoy collaborating and supporting other team members to create the best outcomes possible for your patients? Great! We may have the best opportunity for you!

Island Exotic Veterinary Care is in Huntington Station, New York. Our practice is on the North Shore and Central of Long Island with easy access to the area’s beautiful beaches. Huntington Station is one of the best places to live in New York for its sparse suburban feel and highly-rated schools. You can also take a quick trip by car or train to Manhattan or Connecticut. Huntington is a suburban area that has a historical feel but also has a lot of shopping, entertainment, and parks too.

Practice Overview:
Island Exotic Veterinary Care is a small, privately owned avian and exotic practice. We do not see dogs or cats, so everything about us is specialized. We provide primary care of companion exotic pets as well as handle referrals from other local veterinary practices too. Our facility houses state-of-the-art equipment including digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, and has a fully functional surgical suite with Doppler, EKG, and a Bair Hugger. Our practice offers an abundance of services, including but not limited to, wellness and behavior, urgent and emergency care, intensive care, diagnostic imaging, lab testing, laser therapy, DNA sex testing, and full-service grooming. We are a team that supports and collaborates well with each other and strives to provide the best quality care to our patients. Come join our team and let your career grow with us!

What You’ll Be Working On:
Build and maintain lasting client relationships
Diagnose, treat, and manage a variety of avian and companion exotic cases
Perform general wellness exams and surgeries
Maintain a high level of client communication and patient care
Guide and utilize exceptional support staff
Maintain a positive work environment and promote teamwork

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited school required
Licensed or able to become licensed in the state of New York required
3 years of experience with avian and exotics is preferred; open to new grads
Medical and surgical experience with avian and exotic companion animals
Experience in rabbit spays/neuters and surgeries; rabbit and rodent dental is required
Requires venipuncture skills for avian species
Ability to interpret radiographs of all exotic and avian species
Orthopedic interest is a plus!
Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
Highly motivated with a desire to learn and grow
Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

What’s In It For You:
Competitive salary starting at $110,000+ depending on experience
Production bonus opportunities
Health insurance Stipend
Paid time off and Holidays
CE Allowance
Personal Pet Discount
Licensing dues and practice insurance covered

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.

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