Join our Veterinary Team!
Narra Veterinary Clinic is a private, minority woman owned, small animal general practice. Our foundation is built on the human animal bond. We take a lifespan approach to each of our patients and are dedicated to being there from puppy/kitten wellness, through illnesses and trauma, and senior years. We are dedicated to client education and providing each family with the tools and information necessary to take the best possible care of their pets. We value the relationship, continued trust, and goodwill we establish with our clients. We strive to provide the best quality medical and surgical care for our patients in the area. Narra Veterinary Clinic is nestled southwest of downtown making it the ideal location for individuals and families looking to make Portland their home. Our clinic is conveniently located between three major freeways in a safe, affluent, and busy shopping center.
As a team member, this practice will offer YOU a compassionate and positive work environment while providing the highest quality veterinary care in the area. We will offer YOU the potential for growth, continued education and support as you progress in the profession. We are committed to promoting and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion to reflect the community we serve and work. A culture of kindness and respect will be the common ground in our daily practice. Narra Veterinary Clinic will take care of our staff’s mental and emotional well being and provide a competitive wage that allows YOU the freedom and ability to prioritize your health. Your valuable contribution will launch our industry where it was always meant to be – among the most respected individuals that serve our community.
Full/and or Part time Associate Veterinarian, DVM or Equivalent
- Valid and in good standing licensed veterinarian within the state of Oregon.
- Current DEA license
- Possess a broad base of knowledge and skills requisite for the practice of veterinary medicine in order to treat sick or injured animals
- Ability to function in a variety of clinical situations and to render a wide spectrum of patient care.
- Scientific knowledge accompanied by basic intellectual attitudes, ethical professional attitudes and behaviors and moral principles that are essential for a responsible veterinarian to possess.
- Ability to speak with clients and to hear and observe patients in order to elicit information, describe changes in mood, activity and posture, and perceive nonverbal communications.
- Ability to communicate effectively, efficiently and sensitively with patients, owners, peers and team members showing compassion, integrity and concern for others. Communication includes speech, reading and writing.
- Sufficient motor function to elicit information from patients by palpation, auscultation, percussion and other diagnostic maneuvers. The associate should be able to execute motor activities reasonably required to provide general care and safe restraint, to perform diagnostic procedures and to provide emergency treatment to patients.
- Complex problem solving abilities which include the skill to perform these in a timely manner.
- The ability to incorporate new information from peers, and medical literature in formulating diagnoses and plans.
- Good judgment in patient assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic planning; associate must be able to identify and communicate this knowledge to others when appropriate.
- The associate must possess the mental and emotional health required for full utilization of his or her intellectual abilities, the exercise of good judgment, the prompt completion of all responsibilities and responsibilities attendant to the diagnosis and care of patients, and the development of mature, sensitive and effective relationships with clients and the health care team.
- Regular attendance and timeliness are an essential function in order to fulfill the requirements of this position.
- Ability to multi-task.
Certified Veterinary Technician, CVT
Requirements: Oregon licensed veterinary technician
This position requires assisting the doctors to the fullest possible extent, to help improve the quality of care given to the patients, and to aid the doctors in achieving greater efficiency. The Veterinary Technician assists in multiple procedures providing care for animals including physical examinations, dental procedures, surgeries, immunizations, euthanasia as well as client education marketing and inventory maintenance. This position requires a working knowledge of pharmaceutical drugs, common diseases; their symptoms, means of transmission, treatment and prevention, and other basic preventative health care recommendations.