Bluewater bay animal hospital Associate Veterinarian Niceville, FL · Full time

Looking for a full time or part time Small Animal Veterinarian. This position requires the associate to perform general wellness care for cats and dogs, perform soft tissue surgery, and dental procedures.


Bluewater Bay Animal Hospital is a small animal general practice that is looking for an associate veterinarian to join our team. Our hospital has been established in the area for over 36 years and has an excellent reputation, great support staff, and a great clientele. We are a very busy practice that is continuing to grow. Our hospital offers state of the art equipment such as: Digital X-rays (full body and dental), ultrasound, and in-house diagnostics (CBC, Chemistry, and Urinalysis). Also our practice will be expanding and undergoing a remodel in early 2024 to 3,000 square feet (doubling the hospital space). The expansion will allow us to provide a better work flow and allow us to have proper space for more advanced diagnostics (eventually endoscopy and pano dental machine). Our ideal candidate should be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Perform general soft tissue surgery: spay, neuters, cystotomy, and minor mass removals
  • Be able to communicate with clients findings on physical exams and other diagnostics
  • Be able to diagnose and manage conditions
  • Perform general ultrasounds and FAST Scans (thoracic and abdominal)
  • Interpret dental radiographs
  • Come in with a positive attitude

Benefits for a full time associate include the following:

  • 4 day work week, no weekend or holiday duty
  • retirement package (IRA)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation, and paid holidays
  • CE allowance
  • Short term/long term disability
  • Professional liabilty
  • Health insurance
  • Signing Bonus
  • Moving Assistance
  • Unique production bonus
  • There will be no negative accrual
  • The bonus will be based on monthly earnings and if a certain benchmark is made the associate will receive a production bonus based on a percentage of services provided and medications sold.

Niceville, Florida is a growing city which offers a small town feel along with a great public school system and is 15 minutes from the beautiful beaches of Destin, Florida.

We believe in a team and collaborative approach to veterinary medicine. We are ideally searching for a full time veterinarian; however, part time is a possibility. New graduates are welcome to apply and mentorship will be discussed in the interview process. If you believe you are a good candidate for the position, we invite you to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $100,000.00 - $150,000.00 per year


  • 10 hour shift
  • 4 day work week
  • no weekends or major holidays

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Niceville, FL 32578: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Doctorate (Required)

Work Location: In person


$100,000 - $150,000 per year