Paws and Perches Animal Hospital

Associate Veterinarian

4.7 (86 Google Reviews)
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Why choose this job

We are a 1 doctor, privately owned small animal and exotic practice. We know our clients and patients by name when the arrive. We respect family and personal time and are almost always out the door on time! Our staff gets along great with each other, always keeping us laughing! The city of Lake Wales is growing and a building plan was approved that will be doubling our population in the next 5 years. We are a 45 minute drive to Disney World and 15 minutes from Legoland. Diverse housing options are available from acreage allowing for horses, to gated deed restricted communities. We are planning renovations for the building to add an additional exam room and expand our treatment and surgical areas. We have all of your standard equipment, that has been upgraded over the past 10 years since I purchased the practice. Plans to upgrade our ultrasound this year and open to equipment requests from our new associate! Interest in exotics a benefit, but not required.


Proposed schedule (open for discussion): Alternating weeks of- M, T, Th, F, Sat (33 hours) M, T, W, Th, F (35 hours) Hours: M, T, W, Th, F 8-5 with 1 hour lunch Saturday 8-12 Two mornings a week for surgery and the rest appointment time. Routine appointments 20 minutes, new client/sick patients 30 minutes. Last appointment of the day scheduled between 4:10-4:20. Drop-offs as schedule permits to still leave on time.

Here's what you'll be doing

  • General consultation and examinations
  • Medicine work-up
  • Routine Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Anaesthesia
  • Routine Radiology

Some of our perks include

  • 90000 to 110000 USD per year
  • 15 days leave
  • Flexible hours
  • No holiday work
  • No work after hours
  • Sponsored membership fees
  • Funded continuous education
  • 100 hours of PTO (equivalent to 3 weeks) $5000 Health Insurance Stipend $3000 CE Stipend Average 34 hour work week Space for childcare available-you provide your sitter!
Lake Wales, Florida
Feb 19, 2022
90000 to 110000 USD
Small animal • Exotics / Avian

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Paws and Perches Animal Hospital

See what we're all about

What makes our practice unique? We like each other and we spend a lot of time laughing with/at each other. Every effort is made to leave at 5pm and we hit that target >95% of the time. We will not stand for abuse from clients. Our mental health is more important.

The Team

Our team includes 1 veterinarians and 2 veterinary nurses / techs