Have you thought about an internship because you value mentorship, but you’re hesitant to commit to long hours and low salary? Northwood Animal Hospital offers a mentroship-type position where you can explore all facets of private practice and emergency medicine by rotation through different areas of our hospital, while enjoying standard associate pay and a 35-40 hour work week. We are looking for several full time associate veterinarians, servicing Northwood Animal Hospital/PETS Emergency and The Animal Hospital and Pet Resort at Southwood in Tallahassee FL. Our two hospitals currently employ 14 veterinarians. We are in need of veterinarians willing to work a varied schedule and varied positions, on salary (with possibility for production bonus), to cover for the other vets when out for vacations, CE, etc. This position would also rotate through all aspects of the hospital, specifically emergency medicine; surgery; urgent care position to help manage our ICU cases and assisting with walk in appointments throughout the day. Rotation would be on a quarterly basis. This position would offer excellent mentorship to new graduates wanting to learn the different aspects of emergency medicine, surgery and exotic animal medicine. Northwood Animal Hospital is a 40 year AAHA-accredited small animal day practice and a 24 hour emergency hospital, treating dogs, cats, exotics and wildlife. Our overnight hours are staffed by dedicated full time veterinarians and technicians. The Animal Hospital and Pet Resort at Southwood is a traditional day practice animal hospital with a full scale pet resort. This facility is also AAHA accredited, as well as being a certified Feline Friendly practice. Our focus at both hospitals is to provide high quality, compassionate veterinary care for our patients while educating clients.
Both hospitals have state of the art diagnostic and surgical equipment. We perform advanced soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Some of our equipment includes Cornerstone paperless record keeping system; Sedecal digital x-ray machine (D/R); ultrasonic dental unit with high speed hand piece; digital dental x-ray; Companion Therapy Laser; Philips ultrasound machine (2017 model); Idexx ECG; in-house laboratory including Abaxis clotting machine, Idexx Procyte Dx, Catalyst Dx, VetScan iStat; Cardell anesthetic monitoring; Heska IV pumps; Ellman Cautery unit and an Airnetics Oxygen Generator.
Northwood is a drop-off point to provide emergent care to wild animals for St. Francis Wildlife, a local wildlife rehabilitation group. Both hospitals work with CARE (Companion Animal Rescue Endeavor), a 501(c)(3) set up to allow us to provide medical and surgical care to relinquished, stray or orphaned companion animals that our doctors feel can be rehabilitated and re-homed.
Tallahassee is the capital of Florida and is home to the Florida State Seminoles. We are 45 minutes from the Gulf coast with a climate and geographical location ideally suited for a variety of outdoor activities including beach trips, hiking, kayaking, fishing, mountain biking and running.
Salary will be commensurate on experience. Benefits including 401K with matching funds, continuing education allowance, liability insurance, vacation time, dental and vision insurance, health insurance allowance, and optional gym membership.