Every two weeks, we partake in the practice’s traditional doctors’ meeting. This is a source of intrigue and curiosity for assistants, who constantly wonder what a group of doctors talk about across a table.
Whenever I become frustrated while learning and improving upon particular skillsets or techniques, especially when my progress isn’t meeting my expectations, I think of a specific phrase to provide perspective. Every vet was a new vet at some point. The only way to get 10 years of experience, is to spend the 10 years gainingContinue reading “Newest Vet on the Totem Pole”
Thank you to all the veterinary assistants and technicians who remain unsung heroes in the veterinary field. Whether you’re in the exam room, surgery suite or field, the wonderful aspects of vetmed would not be nearly as wonderful (or even possible) without you!
After 6 months of professional and personal hell, I quit my first job in private practice. Despite my old boss threatening to ensure I never become an equine vet, I found a new job within 2 months…and could not be happier!
My last post left off at a pivotal moment. I accepted the reality of the work-place situation and my boss’s nature. Then, I spoke up. I refuse to make someone’s life a living hell. And from that point on, the work-place is becoming my living a hell.
Who doesn’t love the charming Honeymoon stage that comes with the new relationship package? It wasn’t until the Honeymoon stage was over that I realized my new work-place’s charm had an expiration date.