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Banfield Pet Hospital Veterinarian in Tampa, Florida

Locum Veterinarian

Summary of Job Purpose and Function

The primary purpose and function of the Relief Veterinarian is to provide preventative care, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of Pets.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Ensure the Safety of Pets, clients and associates by utilizing safe restraining techniques, following standard protocols and maintaining clean, sterile and organized treatment areas, exam rooms and labs.

  • Obtain relevant information and history from clients, and maintain proper and complete medical records.

  • Educate clients about preventative care, Pet health needs, any diagnosis or treatment, hospital services and other related information.

  • Provide professional, efficient and exceptional service including prescribing and administering preventative care for the wellness needs of Pets and diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries of Pets.

  • Effectively communication diagnosis and treatment plan to veterinary medical team and client.

  • Ensure local, state and federal laws are followed, including proper maintenance of the controlled substance inventory log.

  • Understand and follow state guidelines regarding duties of veterinary assistants and licensed veterinary technicians.

  • Other job duties as assigned.

Hiring Qualifications

Capabilities and Experience (can do)

  • Ability to multi-task - Manages multiple tasks at one time; quickly and accurately shifts attention among multiple tasks under distracting conditions without loss of accuracy or appearance of frustration.

  • Communication skills - Reads, writes and speaks fluent English, using appropriate grammar, style and vocabulary. Correctly spells commonly used English words and job specific terms. Demonstrates exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Organizational ability - Demonstrates a systematic approach in carrying out assignments. Is very orderly and excels at cutting through confusion and turning chaos into order.