Sunshine Animal Hospital of Clearwater is seeking an Associate Veterinarian
Sunshine Animal hospital is ready to invite in a full time associate veterinarian to join our team. We are a practice that truly values a healthy work-life balance for our employees as we know the people on our team are what make our practice amazing! We are a highly respected, privately-owned practice in Clearwater, FL that strives for excellence, professionalism, and above all, love and care for our patients.
When you join Sunshine Animal Hospital, you will join a practice with a team of well- trained, professional support staff who prides itself on personal client relationships, constant education and consistently delivering the best medicine to the the best clients in the area! We want everyone to enjoy a happy and healthy lifestyle and are flexible with schedules. Work-life harmony is a priority at our practice as we want you to enjoy what you do and where you live!
What is unique about our practice?
Sunshine Animal Hospital is a full service veterinary hospital that also houses a growing alternative medicine practice. We offer wellness care, sick and injured medicine, dentistry and routine surgical procedures. In addition, we offer acupuncture, medical manipulation (chiropractic), laser therapy, underwater treadmill, Chinese Herbs, and nutraceutical therapies.
We have digital X-ray, ultrasound with telemedicine options, a tonopen, an underwater treadmill, two therapy lasers, in house blood machines, blood pressure equipment, and newer surgical monitoring equipment. Additionally, we are lucky to have a brand new 24 hour emergency/referral practice only 1 mile away that we are forging a close relationship with for referral care and treatment.
Currently, we do not see exotics, but the owner has long time experience with exotic pets and would be willing to support an associate who wants to built a patient base of exotic pets.
What’s in Clearwater, FL?
Clearwater is part of the Tampa Bay area and offers a variety of small town and beach communities all with close proximity to two large and diverse cities - St Petersburg and Tampa. The options are endless with fine dining, sporting events, fine arts, concert venues and the best beaches in the US (repeatedly voted #1) . Enjoy a town that has easy access to biking, boating, and many other outdoor activities. In addition to all the outdoor activities and events, the Tampa Bay area offers a reasonable cost of living, year-round summer climate and award winning service. Clearwater offers school options that include magnet and charter schools, allowing parents and children to select an option that best suits a student’s interests and needs. Continued education is also available with multiple college-level options including the University of South Florida and St. Petersburg College. The Tampa Bay area is a wonderful place to raise a family and truly enjoy living in a community that you will love to call home.
We offer a generous starting salary plus production (no negative accrual). Additional benefits include a continuing education allowance, paid Florida licensure, national and local association dues, paid professional liability insurance, health insurance stipend, 401K with match, generous discounts for your own pets, and Paid time off (PTO) to enjoy life in this great community. Temporary housing may also be available depending on your needs.
What qualifies you?
The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and the desire to educate clients.
Saturday shifts will be required.
Base Salary $70-$85k/year
ProSal 18%-20% based on category
CE Allowance $1000
FL Licensure paid
Local VMA (PCVMA) $100
Health Insurance $2000/year
401K with 4% match
PTO- 1 week after 1st 6 mos, then 1 week after 12 mos. 2 full weeks at 18 mos . Then 2 weeks per annum
About Sunshine Animal Hospital of Clearwater
Our goal is to keep your companions happy and healthy. We understand that your pets are part of the family and we want them to be part of ours too! Providing competent care with gentle hands is our focus. We strive to provide personal service in a friendly atmosphere.
Our staff will handle your pet as if they were their own - with the utmost care and compassion. They have been extensively trained and receive continued training as new products are released so you can rest assured that your pet will receive the very best care in our state-of-the-art facility.
As a practice, we believe strongly in preventative medicine through wellness testing, diagnostics, and dental care. We have a large selection of supplements, nutraceuticals, and diets that may recommended to fit the individual needs of your pet. You can have confidence in every product we carry as their effectiveness and safety have been thoroughly researched.