Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Ruskin Animal Hospital in Ruskin, FL, is seeking a full time veterinarian to join our team! We have opportunities for associate and managing level candidates. New grads are encouraged to apply!

We are a multi-doctor, small animal GP practice located 30 minutes south of Tampa, FL. We are looking for a self-motivated, compassionate candidate capable of providing high quality medical care in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills with a clear understanding of the importance of client education and customer service are a must. Proficiency in soft tissue surgery and dentistry required.

We have a well-established practice with dedicated and talented support staff. Our growing community and amazingly loyal clientele make for busy, but fulfilling days. We offer a four-day work week with rotating Saturdays and no after hour emergencies. Experienced candidates preferred.


Ruskin Animal Hospital is a progressive, small animal practice that has been serving our surrounding area for nearly 50 years. Our doctors (over 100 years of combined experience) and dedicated support staff are committed to providing exceptional care to our patients with second to none customer service to our amazing clients. Our facility features:

  • Comprehensive In-House Idexx Lab Equipment
  • Digital Radiography
  • Digital Dental Radiography
  • Paper Lite Records
  • Boarding Facility
  • Our own referral center for the treatment of hyperthyroidism with I-131 in cats, the Cat Thyroid Center.
  • For more information about our hospital, visit our website at

We Offer

  • Work Life Balance with a Four-day work week with rotating Saturdays and no after hour emergencies
  • Competitive salary and benefit package
  • Health and professional liability coverage
  • Licenses and professional/association dues
  • Continuing education allowance
  • 401(k)
  • PTO and Holidays

Job Requirements

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, or equivalent, from accredited university
  • Licensure in good standing
  • Strong medical and soft tissue surgical skills
  • Exemplary communications skills
  • Self-motivated, team oriented, compassionate individual
  • Positively represent the hospital to our clients and community


Our growing area offers the classic small town feel while having plenty of amenities and entertainment just minutes away. Ruskin’s location on the Little Manatee River, part of Tampa Bay’s South Shore, offers easy access to traditional Floridian pursuits like fishing and boating. Ruskin is only 30 minutes south of Tampa, home of Historic Ybor City, Riverwalk, Busch Gardens, Raymond James Stadium, and so much more.

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Ruskin, Florida, United States

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