Emergency Veterinary Nurse Winter Haven, Florida

About the Position

Who we are:

VHA - Veterinary Healthcare Associates is a veterinarian-owned small animal practice that encourages a self-directed and entrepreneurial work environment. For over 30 years our privately owned practice, VHA, has proudly served the Central Florida community by delivering outstanding patient care and unmatched client service. Our practice offers a diverse and challenging caseload and the tools and equipment to manage them. We are a fast-growing, progressive, AAHA accredited team practicing in emergency, specialty referral, and primary care practice. Our mission is Helping People and Pets Become Healthy, Happy, and Healed

Our values in action:







We strive to create a company culture of support, collaboration, and compassion for others. Our mission is to help people by helping their pets stay healthy, happy, and healed. To further this mission, we focus on providing high-quality medical and surgical care for companion animals well within their family’s physical, emotional, and financial capabilities.

Further, we aim to deliver this high level of care within a professional, compassionate environment and to serve as a place of hope, healing, and long-term partnerships with people and their cherished pets.

We also encourage you to take a look at our website to get to know our services and company: www.vhavets.com

APPLY NOW if you are seeking an opportunity to be a team member in the veterinary industry and work with a private hospital that is committed to bending the arc in veterinary medicine!!!

The Ideal Candidate

Who you are:

Are you a compassionate outgoing team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills? We are looking for someone who truly desires to deliver an exceptional client experience and commits to produce the highest standard of patient care in a high volume, fast paced environment.

The ER Nurse provides consistent, informed, compassionate care for hospitalized patients. The ER Nurse actively monitors patients in the ER and performs advanced treatments and therapies for patients. ER Nurse provides the highest standard of care for patients, and serves a vital role as the patient’s advocate with regard to pain management and quality of care. The ER nurse must hold to the highest standards of integrity and excellence.

1 year minimum veterinary ER or critical care experience required.

The Perks

A few of the benefits that we offer to our full-time team members include:

Traditional Benefits:

  • Health and Wellness Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision)
  • 401K Retirement Savings
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for full-time team members

Non-Traditional Benefits:


    • Fitness Center (VHA 2.0)
    • Mediation Pod (VHA 2.0)
    • Team centered wellness events
    • Full access to Mindvalley.com
  • VHA Nutritional Food Pantry
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company-paid team member life insurance and long-term disability benefits


  • Flexible workweek scheduling
  • Paid access to online FVMA CVA course and exam
  • CVT Scholarship Program – offered twice a year to eligible team members with current CVA designation
  • Full access to AtDove and 4ACT for continued education and training
  • Continuing Education stipend for re-certification and professional development (based on certification and licensure)
  • Yearly Uniform Allowance
  • Team Social Events
  • VHA sponsored training and development courses
  • Monthly Performance Bonus based on overall practice production
  • Bonus.ly Team Member Reward and Recognition program
  • Shift Differential for overnight/weekend shifts


  • Additional Birthday PTO for full-time team members
  • Additional Time and Attendance Earned PTO for full-time team members
  • Career advancement opportunities, we like to promote from the inside
  • Amazing VHA Pet Benefit Team Member Discount
  • Inspirational vision and values-driven culture of “Helping People and their Pets become Healthy, Happy, and Healed!”
  • Beautiful, state of the art facility with access to the tools you need

Join our tribe and help us change the world.