To provide outstanding care for every client, every patient, every day while caring for our team’s quality of life! We enjoy a great work environment, with great people, in two great Tampa Bay Area cities, surrounded by beaches.
Dunedin Animal Medical Center is a busy, DVM owned, AAHA-accredited animal hospital located in Dunedin, Florida, with a sister location, Community Animal Hospital, in St. Petersburg, Florida. We pride ourselves on practicing the best quality medicine at both animal hospitals, following AAHA and Fear-Free guidelines.
We are seeking a veterinarian that has an interest in developing the surgical side of our veterinary practice. We currently offer routine (spay, neuter, etc.), gastro, cysto, etc type surgeries, but are missing the ortho facet of our patient surgical service offering. For an experienced DVM we will support, as necessary, with CE & equipment.
This position is full-time (4 days per week, flexible schedule, requires working some weekends, no overnight calls) with benefits that you choose. Applicants must be focused on exceptional patient care and superior client service. All treatment plans are presented to clients by paraprofessional staff and veterinarian to paraprofessional ratio is 1:2 or 1:2.5.
Provide thorough physical exams of all body systems, on all pets examined
Perform surgeries and supervise technicians performing dentals and dental x-rays (Our hospitals provide full-mouth dental x-rays as part of dental cleaning procedure for all patients)
Be able to communicate with all types of clients, remaining professional at all times
Enter comprehensive medical notes and records into Practice Management Software in a timely manner
Prescribe medications, treatments and appropriate follow up care
Qualifications and Skills
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and a valid State of Florida license to practice veterinary medicine are required
Must be personable, able to communicate with and direct staff and work as a member of a team
Must have desire to provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for our highly-valued patients
Able to handle a heavy case load while completing all records thoroughly
Flexibility to accommodate emergencies and walk-ins during an already busy day
Desire to develop professionally and continue learning
Benefits and Perks
Four (4) day work week
No emergency duty after hours, or after-hours calls. Our hospitals are centrally located among four ER hospitals (within 20 minutes), two of which are 24-hr specialty hospitals.
Competitive Salary, Experienced Associate veterinarians earn between $100,000 and 124,000 per year with a four-day work week.
Experienced veterinarians, earn up to $150,000 per year with 5-day (45-hour) work week.
Professional Liability insurance stipend
Continuing Education stipend
Employee pet care benefit
Vacation (you choose how many annual vacation days you would like)
We are committed to supporting the career development of new veterinarians and helping them achieve their goals
Our Mentorship Program has been developed to assist young veterinarians making a successful transition to clinical veterinary practice during their first year
Is Veterinary Practice Ownership in your future?
If you are a VBMA member or have dreamed of owning your own practice one day, this would be a wonderful opportunity to get first-hand experience. You'll receive first-hand business mentoring and growth insights from an experienced practice owner and work with a talented veterinary team dedicated to providing quality medical care to dogs and cats in a friendly, community setting. We love our clients, patients and what we do!
About Our Hospitals
Our hospital group is well-equipped with the technology you need to provide an exceptional level of small-animal medical care, including:
Cold Laser Therapy
Video Otoscope (DAMC only)
Electronic Medical Records (home access, if needed)
Digital x-rays - all x-rays are reviewed by board certified radiologists (PetRays or Idexx). Turn-around time in as little as 30-minutes
In-house lab equipment (Abaxis or Idexx)
EKG/vitals surgery monitors
In addition, our fully-equipped dental suite includes digital dental x-rays, a high-speed dental work station, light-cure dental bonding equipment etc.
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About Dunedin Animal Medical Center
4-Doctor veterinary practice serving north Pinellas County Florida