Associate Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Hometown Animal Hospital and Dental Clinic desires to hire an Associate Veterinarian to join our practice.

Hometown Animal Hospital and Dental Clinic is a well-established clinic founded in 1999 with a special love and compassion for animals. We are looking for an experienced associate to join our 3 veterinarians and highly skilled team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for internal medicine and diagnostic imaging, and a strong desire to work up cases in a hospital that is well equipped to support gold standard medicine.

Each day we strive to deliver outstanding patient care by providing the highest standard of veterinary medicine, employing dedicated staff, and offering outstanding customer service (we have over 700 Google reviews with a 4.8 rating). This has helped the clinic grow to a full-service facility, working to offer the best care for animals in the South Florida area

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  • Fully equipped in-house laboratory suite including Sedivue urinalysis reader
  • Digital dental and whole body radiology equipment. All radiographs read by a boarded radiologist through teleradiology service
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG).
  • Certified anesthesia, monitoring and surgical equipment including diode, carbon dioxide and therapy lasers.
  • Our doctors experience a diverse case load, well beyond the everyday annual vaccines and new puppy exam.
  • Dr. Jan Bellows is board certified as a dental specialist and also by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners as a canine and feline specialist. Mentorship and residencies are available at our facility.
  • Although the majority of our practice is small companion animal, we are eager for the new veterinarian to practice on exotics.


Weston is a master planned suburban community in Broward County, Florida , United States. Established as a city in 1996, much of the community was developed by Arvida/ JMB Realty (known for developing Walt Disney World ) and is located near the western developmental boundary of Broward County. It is the most western city in Broward County, and its entire west side is next to the Everglades . As of the 2010 census , the city had a total population of 65,333. Weston is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area , which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people at the 2015 census.

In 2010, Money magazine ranked Weston 19th in America in the “Biggest Earners” category, with a median family income of $119,689. In 2006, it was ranked as the city with the largest job growth in Florida and 18th largest in the nation. BusinessWeek ranked Weston as one of the “best affordable suburbs” in the United States in November 2006.

Weston consistently ranks high annually in CNN Money magazine’s “Biggest Earners” category. In 2008, Money magazine ranked Weston as the 73rd best place to live in America, making it the best place to live in the state of Florida. In 2012, Weston moved up eleven slots to the 62nd best place to live in America, once again topping the list in the state of Florida. It was recently named by Family Circle Magazine one of the Ten Best Towns for Families for 2015. In February 2018, the City of Weston was ranked #8 in the Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. by Neighborhood Scout.


In addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Associate Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Managing Doctor and supporting medical staff. This individual advances the quality of medicine in the practice and provides exceptional client service to our clients and patients.


  • Builds rapport with clients by gathering information and listening to, and empathizing with their concerns
  • Performs physical examinations and diagnostic/medical/surgical/dental procedures that deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
  • Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, preventive health care, and nutritional needs.
  • Maintains client/patient medical/surgical records and makes certain all necessary logs are kept up-to-date through established protocols.
  • Stays current on new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine.
  • Assists in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service.
  • Presents a positive image of the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.


  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university.
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding veterinary code of ethics.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Works collaboratively with hospital team members.
  • Makes decisions confidently and effectively.
  • Manages time and tasks appropriately.
  • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
  • Commitment to ongoing educational development and growth


It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

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