Associate Veterinarian, DVM in West Florida

Associate Veterinarian at Banfield Pet Hospital

Join Banfield today and make a better world for pets in the West Florida area! We have several veterinarian positions available.

Dr. Jennifer Hite, Medical Director, is committed to the team and the well-being of our doctors!

Join a team committed to practicing the highest quality medicine with modern equipment and diagnostics, and excellent paraprofessional staff. We see a diverse caseload and focus on teamwork, compassionate pet care, and thorough client education. We offer outstanding compensation and benefits.

Why West Florida?

Golfers love Florida. In fact, many professional golfers call Florida home. Florida has more golf courses than any other state in the country.

Over 30,000 lakes and 1,000 golf courses in the state.

Tampa's Clearwater Beach is recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the "most days of sunshine."

Banfield Pet Hospital is currently hiring Experienced and New Graduate Associate Veterinarians, and Leadership Positions:

Location

City

Zip Code

0295 – Bradenton

Bradenton

34207-1426

0317 – St. Petersburg

Saint Petersburg

33709-4110

1741 - Oldsmar

Tampa

33635

1255 – Estero (Bonita Springs)

Estero

33928

1922 - Spring Hill

Spring Hill

34607

0324 - Naples

Naples

34109-2032

0332 – Ft. Myers

Fort Myers

33907-1373

0294 – Sarasota

Sarasota

34231-4354

1834 – Cape Coral

Cape Coral

33909-1729

1085 – Largo

Largo

33770-3544

1169 – St. Petersburg NE

Saint Petersburg

33702-1102

1141 – Clearwater Mall

Clearwater

33759-4936

0315 – Clearwater

Clearwater

33761-3582

1850 – Port Charlotte

Port Charlotte

33948-2066

0321 – Tampa S

Tampa

33607-2551

5079 – Carrollwood Village Center

Tampa

33618

5094 – Palm Harbor

Palm Harbor

34684

A Day in The Life of a Banfield Associate Veterinarian

As a Banfield Associate Veterinarian, it's less about the job description, and more about the opportunity to contribute your unique skills and expertise to your team while developing your veterinary career. Banfield Associate DVMs support our hospitals and the communities we serve by:

  • Practicing ethical veterinary medicine according to all applicable laws and codes
  • Using evidence-based medicine, education, and experience to provide the highest quality preventive care, diagnoses and treatment services for every pet you see
  • Performing all common surgeries, including use of all standard medical instruments, equipment, and Banfield's best-in-class anesthesia protocols
  • Partnering with clients to plan follow-up visits, provide home-care instructions, and education to ensure the long-term health of their pets
  • Maintaining relevant, comprehensive medical records with the support of practice systems, including Banfield's research-driven database PetWare
  • Fostering an effective veterinary support team by communicating medical standards, ethical practices, and your unique veterinary knowledge and experience

Commitment Beyond Qualifications

Aside from our minimum educational, license, experience, and skill-set requirements, we aim to hire and develop Associate Veterinarians who share in our passionate dedication to the advancement of veterinary medicine — across our practice, and throughout the industry.

Like all associates, we look to our DVMs to uniquely exemplify our Five Principles — Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency, and Freedom. As much as we value on-paper qualifications, we actively seek out DVMs who want to combine their skills with our Principles to be part of something bigger. At Banfield, we take pride in hiring passionate Associate Veterinarians who are:

  • Dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality veterinary care for the wellness of pets
  • Able to adopt and positively impact new veterinary protocols and recommendations
  • Devoted to the philosophy of long-term pet health through preventive care

Caring for Those Who Care: Benefits for Banfield Associate Veterinarians

We believe in rewarding those who provide compassionate pet health care with a genuine approach to personal wellness and professional development. Because of our extensive network and support structure, Banfield offers wide array of benefits and programs that help you take care of yourself and your family as care for pets and their owners.

Personal Health, Savings, and Wellness Benefits

All Associate DVMs receive competitive salaries in addition to a number of savings, health, and insurance benefits, ranging from 401k participation to Liability Malpractice insurance. We also encourage you to take full advantage work-life balance benefits and programs including paid vacation that help you maintain a balance of work, play, and rest.

Potential as Big as Your Passion

Whether you are a recent graduate looking to start your career as an Associate Veterinarian, or an experienced DVM looking for a change, a new beginning at Banfield means an open door to explore the next best move in your professional veterinary career. We are committed to helping Associate DVMs grow by providing:

  • Personal development plans designed to help you define and achieve veterinary career goals
  • Practice-paid continuing education opportunities
  • VIN Membership discounts and other Veterinary networking opportunities
  • Opportunities to lend your skills to the communities you serve and live in

A Support Structure That Helps You Thrive

As the nation's largest pet health care provider, one of our biggest differentiators is the multi-talented, equally passionate support structure that surrounds our skilled veterinarians.

This network of leadership in the hospital, in the field, and at headquarters offers you the kind of support and resources you need to help you focus on practicing the best veterinary medicine.

Together we are a team, making a real impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine.

Start your Banfield Career as an Associate Veterinarian

Learn more about the impact you can make with a Banfield veterinary career and see how we support the wellness of our people and profession.

View the official job description or if you're ready to make you're move, apply today!


Meet Some of Banfield Pet Hospital's Employees

Andrew W.

Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner

Andrew marshals all his wit and resources to find new ways to attract and retain, the best veterinary talent for Banfield, strategizing with executives, conducting interviews, and influencing hiring decisions.

Blanche T.

Wellness Plan Relations Coordinator

Naturally empathetic, Blanche uses her customer service and telephone skills to assist Banfield clients, educating them about wellness plan benefits, and helping them make the best choices for their pets.


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