Chiefland Animal Hospital – Near the Gulf Coast  Chiefland, FL  SA Veterinarian  Close-knit & Diverse team


Job Type: Veterinarian

Work Type: Small Animal Only

Business Name: Chiefland Animal Hospital

City: Chiefland

State: Florida

Start Date: 2023-02-02

Contact Name: Carissa Welsh

Contact Email: [email protected]

Chiefland Animal Hospital
2630 N Young Blvd
Chiefland, FL 32626
Chiefland Animal Hospital

Small Animal Associate Veterinarian

Do you want to make a positive impact in a close-knit community?


• A hospital culture built on honesty and respect from our clients
• A mentorship program tailored to your needs
• Dedicated team with high employee retention
• Great benefits and a flexible schedule


We are looking forward to welcoming an energetic and motivated individual who can carry on our legacy and continued growth at our practice as an associate veterinarian. New graduates are encouraged to apply! Chiefland offers a customizable mentorship program to help new graduates begin their veterinary careers. Medical coaching is provided by Blue Heron Consulting to all our doctors. Our family-oriented and relationship-focused approach leads to great relationships with our clients and a positive work environment.


Team and client relationships are the foundation of our culture. Chiefland Animal Hospital has been serving the community since 1999 and in 2021 became an Inspire Veterinary Partners hospital. We are a diverse and seasoned team with an average of 15 years of service at Chiefland. Our low turnover rate is a result of keeping our employees happy. We do this by having longer appointment slots, creating flexible schedules, and putting our team members first, not the numbers.

Compensation and Benefits

• Compensation $120k+ paid on 21% production competitive Pro-sal compensation, no negative accrual
• $15,000 sign-on bonus
• 401k with 3% employer match
• $3,000 annual continuing education stipend and PTO
o Medical, dental and vision insurance
o paid 100% for full-time employees
o additional family member coverage available at the employee’s discretion
• PTO: 2 weeks year one, 4 weeks after year two+
• 6 flex/bereavement/sick days + 6 paid holidays
• Short-term and long-term disability insurance
• Life Insurance- Employer paid for the employee
• EAP Wellness and Work/Life coaches & services
• Pet care discounts
• Relocation assistance
• Mentorship program tailored to your needs and preferences
• Individualized coaching from the veterinarians at Blue Heron Consulting
• Potential for future practice ownership with stock option plan and shared equity model
• State license/DEA reimbursement

Our Community:

Chiefland, the “Gem of Suwanee County”, is in northern Florida, about 1 hour from Gainesville. Spend your free time at Manatee Springs state park canoeing, kayaking, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking, surfing, tubing, wildlife viewing, snorkeling and so much more! Chiefland is also home to Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge which includes foot trails, paddling trails, wildlife dives and archaeological sites along 20 miles of the Suwannee River and 30 miles of Gulf Coastline. The cost of living in Chiefland is lower than the US average, making this a wonderful place to take the next step in your career.

To apply

Does our associate position sound like an exciting new step in your career? Be a part of the Chiefland team and apply today! Please submit a resume to [email protected]

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