Associate Veterinarian - Marion Veterinary Hospital - Ocala, FL
Marion Veterinary Hospital
Location: Ocala, Florida
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
3 openings available.
Marion Veterinary Hospital is the longest standing small animal practice in Ocala, Florida. We are a progressive, high-quality two doctor practice focusing on small animals, pocket pets, reptiles, and birds. Services we offer include preventative care, soft tissue surgery, dentistry, emergency and urgent care, in-house diagnostics, digital full body and dental radiology, acupuncture, boarding, and grooming. We are proud to be the only AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) accredited practice in Ocala! Our goal is to provide comprehensive and compassionate care for each patient and to effectively communicate with every pet parent. We work closely with the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida-Gainesville (UF) for more complex medical and surgical cases. Locally, we refer after-hours emergencies to PETS (Pet Emergency Treatment Services), an overnight, weekend and holiday emergency hospital staffed by UF clinicians, residents, students, and staff.
Marion Veterinary Hospital is located in Ocala, the seat of Marion County, in north central Florida. We are the “Horse Capital of the World” and the countryside is filled with gently rolling hills and pastures. Ocala is a family-friendly city with a variety of restaurants, shopping, arts community, parks, and recreation. Gainesville is a short 45-minute drive, Orlando, and Tampa are just 90 minutes away, making them easily accessible with their international airports, shopping, dining and world-class entertainment and theme parks. Beaches on both the Gulf Coast and Atlantic Coast are accessible within a 2-hour drive, including the historical town of St. Augustine. Ocala is a great place to achieve work-life balance and call your home!
We’re looking for:
Full Time Associate DVM + a Full Time Medical Director DVM
Compassionate, Team Player and Strong Communicator
Proficient in general medicine and surgery
Experience preferred but new graduates seeking mentorship are encouraged to apply!
We offer our Veterinarians:
Comprehensive Benefits (paid vacation/sick time/holidays, health, dental, vision, liability, 401K, life & supplemental insurance, employee assistance program & personal pet care discounts)
DVM Mentor Network
Paid CE Allowance & Professional Dues
OFFERING: SIGN-ON BONUS, RELOCATION ASSISTANCE, STUDENT LOAN ASSISTANCE AND EQUITY.
Doctor of Veterinary degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
Current DEA License or obtained upon hire
Active Veterinary State License
USDA Accreditation or obtained upon hire
SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS + Ability to sit or stand and work at a computer for long periods of time. + Ability to be confident around animals (i.e., dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, etc. Candidate to confirm species treated with practice leadership for additional clarity.) + Client needs and work volume may occasionally require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. This position may require special working hours, including working weekends, evenings and/or holidays. + Must have mental capacity and processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently. + The noise level in the work environment is moderately high. Ear plugs will be available upon request. + Job requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform required duties while working. + Ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds. + Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate other equipment as required. + Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. + Hospital teammates are routinely exposed to a variety of animals that may bite, kick or scratch, and on occasion, may be exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological or zoonotic hazards and/or medication/controlled substances.
**Hiring eligibility may be contingent to a candidate authorizing and completing a satisfactory background check. **
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