Are you interested in working with a company who not only cares about animals, but also the community and their employees? How do you feel about the sun and beach? If you are motivated, compassionate and eager to work for an amazing organization then we want YOU to join our team now at VCA Lockwood Ridge in Sarasota, FL! We are a long standing Veterinary clinic with established clientele in a central and growing location between Sarasota and Manatee county.
Our hospital is seeking an experienced Associate Veterinarian to join our growing practice.
Current students or new graduates, apply today!
VCA takes pride in expanding the growth and skill set of new veterinarians. We welcome newly graduated veterinarians (and current veterinary students) to apply to this position where they will receive individualized support with our 6-month mentorship program and a collaborative hospital team environment.
Questions? Feel free to reach out to email@example.com
OUR HOSPITAL At VCA Lockwood Ridge Animal Hospital, we believe in work-life balance, so you can enjoy all that Sarasota, FL has to offer. We are open 6 days a week, closed Sundays and no afterhours or on-call shifts. Newly renovated hospital and doctor's office. We are open from Monday through Friday- 8 AM to 7 PM and Saturday from 8 AM to 4 PM.
We have highly skilled and well-trained support staff team. We have a great facility with a dedicated dental suite; dental radiology; digital Rads; ultrasound (diagnostic).
We are AAHA Certified; Feline Friendly Practice.
OUR TEAM Our team is close knit and welcoming. We have a strong, experienced support staff with an average of 2 technicians per DVM.
Focus on high-quality small animal medicine and surgery
Network of specialists in the area to collaborate with on cases
24 hour support consultations available from VCA specialists
ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY Nestled along the southwestern coast of Florida, Sarasota beckons with its unique blend of cultural richness, natural beauty, and a laid-back coastal lifestyle. Boasting stunning Gulf Coast beaches like Siesta Key and Lido Key, Sarasota offers a haven for those seeking sun-soaked shores and picturesque sunsets. Beyond the pristine beaches, the city thrives on a vibrant arts and cultural scene, featuring world-class museums. With a warm climate year-round, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy an array of recreational activities, from kayaking through mangrove tunnels to exploring the lush Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Additionally, the city embraces a diverse culinary scene, offering everything from seafood shacks to upscale dining experiences. Overall, Sarasota presents an idyllic coastal haven that seamlessly blends cultural sophistication, natural wonders, and a relaxed lifestyle.
Why Residents Love Sarasota:
Beach Paradise: Enjoy miles of pristine, white sandy beaches, with Siesta Key consistently ranked among the best in the country.
Cultural Richness: Immerse yourself in a thriving arts and cultural community, featuring museums, galleries, and performing arts venues.
Outdoor Recreation: Take advantage of the pleasant climate for year-round outdoor activities, including water sports, hiking, and biking.
Botanical Beauty: Explore the lush landscapes of the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, showcasing a stunning collection of tropical flora.
Diverse Culinary Scene: Indulge in a diverse range of dining options, from fresh seafood by the water to upscale culinary experiences.
Community Events: Engage in a variety of community events and festivals that celebrate Sarasota's unique charm and cultural heritage.
VCA CHARITIES Like you, we love pets and want them all to live healthy, happy lives. Our company vision is to provide every pet the opportunity of a healthy and happy life and a loving relationship with their pet owner. VCA Charities supports organizations that directly help pets in need with nutritional needs and medical care, as well as educational programs promoting veterinary medicine for the treatment and prevention of cruelty to animals.
At VCA, your pet’s health is our top priority, and excellent service to you is our goal. We’re a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Our technicians and support team members are all animal lovers who treat pets with the compassion and respect that they deserve.
Local Doctors, World-Class Care.
VCA is committed to continuously improving the standard of care for our hospitals and veterinary medicine as a whole through compassionate, high-quality primary care. VCA has over 1,000 neighborhood hospitals and over 6,000 Veterinarians. To stay on top of the latest advances, every VCA Veterinarian completes 30 hours of continuing education a year – more than twice the industry standard.