Matanzas River Animal Hospital – Associate Veterinarian


Job Type: Veterinarian

Work Type: Small Animal Only

Business Name: Matanzas River Animal Hospital

City: Saint Augustine

State: Florida

Start Date: 2022-07-01

Contact Name: Stephanie Gibbons

Contact Email: [email protected]

Contact Phone: (904) 794-4002

Position Overview
Are you looking for a healthy work-life balance in a fun, fast-paced environment? Do you enjoy creating lasting relationships with both your clients and patients? Are you passionate about delivering high-quality of care? We might have the perfect opportunity to offer you.

The clinic was established 24 years ago and offers full service veterinary care for our patients. We are not just a Wellness Clinic. Our clients expect and appreciate our complete attention to their pets needs and our ability to fully work up and treat sick and injured patients. We have a full IDEXX lab and imaging that includes DR radiology, DR dental radiology and Ultrasound. There is a large surgery suite. There is an ICU which includes a fully optioned Snyder Unit and recovery cages. The ICU is visible through a window wall from the treatment room. The Staff is highly skilled at all areas of diagnostics, anesthesia, surgery support and critical care. If you want a practice that provides an exciting caseload with opportunities to expand your veterinary skills and knowledge, then this is the opportunity for you.

What You’ll Be Working On
● Build and maintain client relationships
● Take time to diagnose, treat, and manage a variety of small animal cases
● Perform general wellness exams as well as routine and advanced surgeries
● Maintain a high level of client communication and patient care
● Guide and utilize exceptional support staff
● Maintain a positive work environment and promote teamwork to achieve the same goal

● Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited program is required
● Be licensed or able to become licensed in the state of Florida required
● A minimum of three years of experience is required
● Interest in complex medical and soft tissue surgery cases
● Ability to interpret, and develop a plan from laboratory diagnostic information including but not limited to imaging, chemistry, and urinalysis
● Conduct ultrasound exams for use in diagnostics and interpretation
● Highly motivated, with a passion for continuing education
● Positive attitude with a desire to empower those around you
● Commitment to ethics and integrity
● Strong verbal and written communication skills

What’s In It For You
● Competitive pay with guaranteed base plus commission
● $5,000 sign on bonus, relocation expenses on case-by-case basis
● 4-day work week (7:00 am – 5:30 pm), including rotating Saturdays from 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
● No on-call or after-hours will be required (there may be occasions when you will be required to stay after office hours to wrap up a case)
● 401K with matching (after 90 days)
● Health insurance (after 90 days)
● Dental and vision insurance (after 90 days)
● Paid vacation and holidays (after 90 days)
● CE stipend (based on receipts for reimbursement)
● Paid licenses and liability insurance (AVMA-PLIT, FL License and DEA License. You are responsible to pay to maintain your AVMA membership to receive these benefits)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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