Associate Veterinarian - sign-on and/or relocation available in select locations!
Job ID: ATL00009
We believe hiring doctors with diverse perspectives, ideas, and cultures, permits us to deliver to the highest quality of preventive care for each pet and client. Our teams foster an effective veterinary support team by communicating medical standards, ethical practices, and your veterinary knowledge and experience. Each associate holds a responsibility to leverage evidence-based medicine and continue the pursuit of education to deliver quality patient care. Banfield’s veterinarians apply their extraordinary passion, skills, and education, at every practice location. We support and depend on our veterinarians to use their expertise in a way that benefits pets, clients, hospital teams, and the communities we serve.
- Part Time, Full Time or Locum
- Location based sign-on bonus and relocation support
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.
How we care. How we work.
We do it for the same reasons you do. To live our love for pets and pet owners. To continually create better models of treatment. That’s what brought us into our hospitals. Now, see how you can put it into practice with each and every visit, whether you’re interacting with pets or supporting our network of care.
A Solid Foundation
We are here for you – to help make patients your primary focus. With innovative care models & the right resources in place, we can ensure ongoing training and mentorship.
Freedom to Deliver
This is more than a business, its about life. We are committed to supporting a healthy work/life balance with flexible scheduling & great benefits to enrich your career.
Path to Lead
We want you to find your full potential. As a leader in pet health and wellness, we offer opportunities to do what you love best every day while growing in your career and honing leadership skills.
We encourage you to follow your passions, no matter how that looks to you. Below is only one example of how your path could look. Whether progressing into hospital leadership or pursuing a path at our headquarters – we’ll have your back the entire way. The opportunities are endless.
Assistant Chief of Staff
Chief of Staff
Director of Veterinary Quality
Vice President Veterinary Quality
“I love being in the hospitals, but my true passion is developing people. If there is anything I can do to help others fulfill their dreams, that's a privilege, and that's what the role of medical director lets me do.”- Mary Guerra, DVM Medical Director
Health and Wellbeing Programs
To help find a healthy balance between work and personal life, Banfield provides associates and their family members with free access to My Health & Wellbeing Resources-- a resource to help make life's challenges easier to navigate. Medical, dental, vision and coverage for life insurance, short and long term disability are also offered to our associates.
401(k) Retirement Plans
Banfield provides a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with competitive matching contributions for associates.
Associate development is a critical factor in enabling our Practice to provide high-quality veterinary care. In addition to offering a variety of in-house training opportunities, Banfield provides a reimbursement allowance to doctors for attendance at outside continuing education (CE), including but not limited to educational courses, seminars, and conferences.
Paid Time Off
For when it's time to get away to refresh, eligible associates accrue PTO based on their job, years of service and hours, coupled with holidays each calendar year. Disability plans are also available to support our associates.
Giving Back to Communities
Banfield associates have unique opportunities to give back to the community and live our purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS. Opportunities include but not limited to: Banfield Pet Academy, Mars Volunteer Program, Preventative Care Clinics and more!
Student Debt Relief
The Veterinary Student Debt Relief Program supports full-time doctors with a monthly student loan contribution, low- interest financing and a Student Programs payment to those qualifying, to help relieve the burden of student debt.
Associate Veterinarian - sign-on and/or relocation available in select locations!
Job ID: ATL00009
Associate Veterinarian at Banfield Pet Hospital - sign-on and/or relocation offered at select hospitals for a limited time!
Join a team committed to practicing the highest quality medicine with modern equipment and diagnostics, and excellent paraprofessional staff. We see a diverse caseload and focus on teamwork, compassionate pet care, and thorough client education. We offer outstanding market-leading compensation and benefits, including Student Debt Relief. We are also making industry-recognized changes to Health & Well-being!
Join Banfield today and make a better world for pets in the Atlanta, GAarea! We have several veterinarian positions available.
Welcome to Georgia! Perfectly situated between the wonderful cultural activities and bustle of Atlanta and the quiet serenity of the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, we offer the best of both worlds.
- Home of the Atlanta Braves, Falcons, Hawks, and Atlanta United
- Enjoy mouthwatering Southern Cuisine as well as amazing culinary offerings from all over the world.
- Explore the North Georgia mountains via foot, boat, or horseback with thousand of miles of trails and stunning rivers and lakes.
- A quick day trip can take you to Smokey Mountain NP or the Atlantic coast’s stunning barrier islands.
- Atlanta offers amazing nightlife, theater, arts, and shopping.
- Southern hospitality shines in our city centers where the best in shopping, dining, and entertainment combine with historic architecture.
- Home to 5/10 of the best cities to raise a family in GA according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution
Questions? Reach out to Kelly.Spearing@banfield.com to learn more!
A Day in The Life of a Banfield Associate Veterinarian
As a Banfield Associate Veterinarian, it’s less about the job description, and more about the opportunity to contribute your unique skills and expertise to your team while developing your veterinary career. Banfield Associate DVMs support our hospitals and the communities we serve by:
- Practicing ethical veterinary medicine according to all applicable laws and codes
- Using evidence-based medicine, education, and experience to provide the highest quality preventive care, diagnoses and treatment services for every pet you see
- Performing all common surgeries, including use of all standard medical instruments, equipment, and Banfield’s best-in-class anesthesia protocols
- Partnering with clients to plan follow-up visits, provide home-care instructions, and education to ensure the long-term health of their pets
- Maintaining relevant, comprehensive medical records with the support of practice systems, including Banfield’s research-driven database PetWare
- Fostering an effective veterinary support team by communicating medical standards, ethical practices, and your unique veterinary knowledge and experience
Commitment Beyond Qualifications
Aside from our minimum educational, license, experience, and skill-set requirements, we aim to hire and develop Associate Veterinarians who share in our passionate dedication to the advancement of veterinary medicine — across our practice, and throughout the industry.
Like all associates, we look to our DVMs to uniquely exemplify our Five Principles — Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency, and Freedom. As much as we value on-paper qualifications, we actively seek out DVMs who want to combine their skills with our Principles to be part of something bigger. At Banfield, we take pride in hiring passionate Associate Veterinarians who are:
Dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality veterinary care for the wellness of pets
Able to adopt and positively impact new veterinary protocols and recommendations
Devoted to the philosophy of long-term pet health through preventive care
Caring for Those Who Care: Benefits for Banfield Associate Veterinarians
We believe in rewarding those who provide compassionate pet health care with a genuine approach to personal wellness and professional development. Because of our extensive network and support structure, Banfield offers wide array of benefits and programs that help you take care of yourself and your family as care for pets and their owners.
Personal Health, Savings, and Wellness Benefits
All Associate DVMs receive competitive salaries in addition to a number of savings, health, and insurance benefits, ranging from 401k participation to Liability Malpractice insurance. We also encourage you to take full advantage work-life balance benefits and programs including paid vacation that help you maintain a balance of work, play, and rest.
Potential as Big as Your Passion
Whether you are a recent graduate looking to start your career as an Associate Veterinarian, or an experienced DVM looking for a change, a new beginning at Banfield means an open door to explore the next best move in your professional veterinary career. We are committed to helping Associate DVMs grow by providing:
Personal development plans designed to help you define and achieve veterinary career goals
Practice-paid continuing education opportunities
VIN Membership discounts and other Veterinary networking opportunities
Opportunities to lend your skills to the communities you serve and live in
A Support Structure That Helps You Thrive
As the world’s largest veterinary practice, one of our biggest differentiators is the multi-talented, equally passionate support structure that surrounds our skilled veterinarians.
This network of leadership in the hospital, in the field, and at headquarters offers you the kind of support and resources you need to help you focus on practicing the best veterinary medicine.
Together we are a team, making a real impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine.
Start your Banfield Career as an Associate Veterinarian
Learn more about the impact you can make with a Banfield veterinary career and see how we support the wellness of our people and profession.
View the official job description or if you’re ready to make your move, apply today!
Banfield Pet Hospital strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Banfield Pet Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Banfield Pet Hospital complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every Banfield location.
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