Associate Veterinarian/Emergency

Job Description

We are looking for an energetic experienced veterinarian who strives to practice high quality small animal and exotic animal emergency medicine.   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 well suited for a variety of outdoor activities.  In business since 1973, Northwood caters to the veterinary needs of dogs, cats and various avian and exotic species.  We are an AAHA certified, 24 hour emergency hospital in addition to being a traditional small animal clinic with overnight hours staffed by dedicated emergency technicians and veterinarians.  We have diagnostic and treatment capabilities to manage serious medical and surgical problems. Equipment includes Cornerstone record keeping system; Sedecal x-ray machine; Companion Therapy Laser; digital radiography; ultrasonic dental unit with high speed hand piece; digital dental x-ray; Philips ultrasound machine; PC-Vet Chek ECG; in-house laboratory including Abaxis CBC/Chemistry and clotting panels, Idexx electrolyte and individual chemistry testing; Cardell and Vetspecs anesthetic monitoring; Heska IV pumps; an Ellman Cautery unit and an Airnetics Oxygen Generator. 

                We are the drop-off point and provide emergent care to wild animals for St. Francis Wildlife, a local wildlife rehabilitation group.  We have also established CARE (Companion Animal Rescue Endeavor), a 501C3 set up to allow us to provide medical and surgical care to relinquished, stray or orphaned companion animals that we feel can be rehabilitated and re-homed. Salary will be on a ProSal basis, with benefits including 401K with matching funds, continuing education allowance, liability insurance,  vacation time, dental and vision insurance, health insurance  with employer contribution, and optional gym membership.  

                Our goal is to provide high quality veterinary care for pets while educating clients.  Our sister clinic (The Animal Hospital and Pet Resort at Southwood) also provides resort-style boarding.   Northwood Animal Hospital has 4 full time and 1 part time “day” doctors seeing appointments and walk-ins, as well as rotating through emergency duty on weekends and holiday days. We have 2 ER doctors that rotate through overnight call (5pm-7am), 3 days on, 4 days off.  If you are interested in working with a great group of people who are dedicated to veterinary medicine, please get in touch.  For more information, contact Dr. Sondra Brown 850-508-8073 or email  Check out our website and link to Face book page at

Dr. Sondra Brown, 850-508-8073.

Date Posted 5/16/2014 2:21 pm 
Location Tallahassee, FL 
Compensation Prosal 
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