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Date Posted: 6/19/2017
Practice Name: Eastern Colorado Veteriinary Services
Address: 474 1st Avenue
City: Limon, CO
Phone 719-775-8166
Email: easterncovetservices@live.com
Practice Type: Mixed
Job Type: Associate

We are a modern day ‘James Herriot’ mixed animal veterinary practice in Eastern Colorado. Our organization is an established 2 veterinarian practice that will soon be looking into adding a third doctor as a part time veterinarian.  At this time, we are seeking to fulfil the position of full time associate veterinarian.   Food animal/4-H and equine comprise 40% of our business and 60% companion animals mostly consisting of dogs and cats, with some pocket pets.  Eastern Colorado Veterinary Services offers in-house and ambulatory calls Monday through Saturday and emergency service after-hours and on Sundays.  Our staff is focused on patient and client care communication and are excellent with being cross-trained in all aspects of the business.  For improved patient care, we have invested in on-site laboratory equipment, in-house and portable CR radiology, ultrasound, Tonopen, Pulse Ox/EKG, Laser Therapy unit, Silencer chute, portable tub alley way, indoor calving/surgical pen, subscription to Global Vet Link, multispecies isolation area, Avimark software, equine PRP equipment, and an IV administration unit.

Our clinic services the rural areas and outlying communities spanning 60 miles in all directions from our facility in Limon, Colorado. We are proud to be located in a friendly small town community with good schools and amenities like the pool, outdoor recreation areas, theatre, and museum. As part of this strong community, our clinic strives to be active in community support, offering informational outreach, involvement in the local chamber of commerce, participation in civic events/projects, and proudly supports the local 4-H and FFA programs.  Eastern Colorado has a thriving agritourism industry and a variety of outdoor activities inclusive of hunting, hiking, fairs, birdwatching and historical sites.

We are searching for a professional who is self-motivated, excels at communication and is a team player, exhibiting our core values of honesty, ethical medicine and compassion for patients. Respect for clients and staff is also of upmost importance. Because of the patient demographics of our clinic, applicants should be comfortable with both large and small animal medicine and surgery. In order to maintain our level of work ethic and staff dedication, the associate must be able to work well with the staff assisting in all daily tasks, while taking the lead in patient care by respectfully communicating in a polite and professional manner. Thorough, accurate and timely patient records will be expected as they are imperative to patient well-being and staff/client communication.

We offer a stocked veterinary unit, assistance, if needed, with procurement of the vehicle needed for ambulatory procedures, IRA contribution after 2 years of employment, compensation for required continuing education, vacation time and a family friendly workplace.  Complete salary and benefit package will be negotiated based on experience. Eastern Colorado Veterinary Services desires an individual looking for long-term stable employment with the practice. Ownership opportunity available for an associate who proves being a partner would be mutually beneficial.

Serious applicants, new graduates and experienced individuals alike, may contact us first at 719 775-8166 for more information and email address for your resume to be sent.  By contacting us via phone first, we can be vigilant at monitoring further electronic communication.