Veterinarian for established Equine Dentistry practice in Tampa, FL area
Advanced Equine Dentistry Inc.
July 27, 2018
Dade City, Florida
50000.00 - 60000.00
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Any experience level considered
DVM or equivalent
Advanced Equine Dentistry Inc. is looking for one or two veterinarians to join our well established business! We are primarily an Equine dentistry practice and cover the state of Florida with a focus in the Tampa Bay Area. We operate out of a 28 ft, state of the art mobile dental trailer with numerous safety features and technical excellence.
We offer a 4 day work week and may consider (2) part-time veterinarians if they would like to job share. The position is salaried with no call, no weekends, no emergencies, no holidays! We prefer applicants with equine experience but will consider veterinarians who have horse "interest" if motivated to brush up their skills and are a good fit for our company.
Specifically we are looking for positive attitudes and the ability to interact well with our amazing clients. In addition to providing veterinary care, our applicants should enjoy teaching as we have an active educational program both for individuals wanting to train in equine dentistry and also for horse owners. We love to give lectures, demonstrations, go to "horse" events, and train new technicians!
Our clients range from single horse owners to large commercial barns. We travel to their site and offer exceptional dental care as well as services focused on general equine wellness. We have structured procedures and safety processes in place to assure the best possible outcomes and an EMR to maintain excellent documentation. We believe we are a great fit for veterinarians looking to provide care for horses while still maintaining a great work/life balance!
Florida licensed Veterinarian will be responsible for supervising equine sedation and providing wellness based services such as vaccines, lab draws, nutritional consults, condition assessment, and owner education. Veterinarian will also maintain controlled substances log, manage on-line pharmacy prescriptions and requests, be vet of record for supply/med purchases, and be vet of record on laboratory account.
In general position does not require extensive physical labor but does require extended driving time as we are mobile. In general, we leave from Dade City office approximately 8am (occasionally earlier) and plan for 8-10 hour days. The position is for four set days per week with no weekends, no call, no holiday, no emergencies required. You will be asked to attend a rare weekend horse event/show as a promotional opportunity and will be compensated for that time.
Additional Salary Information: Will consider part-time employee with salary determined according to number of days contracted. Salary is for a four day work week, no call, no emergencies, no holidays. Rare weekend days may be required for horse events/shows with additional compensation if over contracted work week. 2 weeks paid vacation offered the first year and a stipend towards practice insurance included based on percentage of work week covered.
About Advanced Equine Dentistry Inc.
Advanced Equine Dentistry Inc. is a mobile dental practice serving the state of Florida. We specialize in both routine and advanced dental procedures as well as offer basic veterinary services such as vaccines, coggins, xrays, and wellness care that can be done during our farm visits. We operate out of a 28ft mobile trailer designed by Richard Grist and equipped with secure stocks, numerous safety features including one way entry and exit ramps, power floats, extraction equipment, digital ray equipment, endoscope, and an intraoral camera. Originally trained in England, Richard Grist CEqD has been in practice in the US for over 18 years. He was raised with horses and firmly believes that excellent dental care is a huge component of overall equine wellness. Advanced Equine Dentistry Inc. has more than 6000 clients on their books and is experiencing continuous growth. We treat mostly horses, ponies, donkeys, and mini's, however Richard is comfortable in the care of llamas, alpacas, and zebras too. He believes that equine dentistry is best practiced under light sedation, using well lit speculums, and with power floats to allow for the safest, fastest, and most peaceful experience for... both the horses and their owners. Because of this integral belief, a licensed veterinarian is always present for the safety of the horse and as mandated by Florida law. Veterinary care overall on the dental trailer is focused on supervising the sedation process, wellness procedures, and educating horse owners. We are proud to offer a four day work week with no call and no emergencies for our veterinarians. We love to attend horse shows and events to educate future clients about the uniqueness of our practice and we offer additional compensation for any of these weekend events our vets attend. Check out our website and our Facebook page to see photos of our trailer and some of our day to day operations.