QUALIFICATIONS: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, DEA license or ability to obtain one, ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
SNIP & FAHS OFFER:
- Salary of $68-75,000 (depending on experience)
- Monthly stipend for health insurance (total $5,000/year)
- Paid Vacation and Holidays (a total of 15 paid days off per year)
- Compensation of $1,000 plus 3 days of PTO for CE credits
- We pay your SC license fees, AVMA PLIT, DEA license, and AVMA membership dues
SNIP JOB SUMMARY for 50% of work week:
At SNIP, our mission is to reduce the shelter intake and euthanasia of dogs and cats by making high-quality, low-cost spay/neuter services available to all residents of our community, local shelters, and animal rescue groups.
- 2 surgery days with no nights, weekends, or emergency calls (clinic surgery schedule is Monday – Thursday)
- Daily operations of the clinic are the responsibility of the Office Manager, administrative staff, and 501c3 Board of Directors
- Perform 26-30 spay and neuter surgeries per day
- Perform pre and post-operative examinations on all patients
- Provide vaccinations as needed
- Perform post-operative rechecks and prescribe treatments as needed
- Supervise and train veterinary surgical assistants (with assistance of lead veterinary surgical assistant)
- Supervise cleaning protocols for the prevention of infectious/zoonotic diseases
- Provide regular review of medical and surgical protocols
- Oversee the use of controlled drugs and DHEC requirements and work with Manager to maintain all records required for DHEC inspections
- Learn to use veterinary practice management software and maintain client surgery records/chart notes (SNIP uses Hippo Manager veterinary software)
- Provide strong and compassionate leadership
- Remain current on safe and efficacious medical protocol regarding anesthesia and surgery through continuing education
- Communicate any issues concerning staff or patients with the Clinic Manager
- If there are applicants, work1-2 times per year with undergraduate interns or graduate program externs
FAHS JOB SUMMARY for 50% of work week:
- Oversees animal health programs and implements the necessary medical protocols at the shelter to provide the best possible care to all animals entering and exiting the shelter, while helping to control the animal population at the shelter.
- Ensures animals are cared for in accordance with generally accepted sheltering guidelines and standards.
- Recommends, develops, implements, and manages veterinary processes, that address health and disease prevention needs in a shelter environment to reduce euthanasia, enhance life expectancy, and reduce behavioral problems in shelter animals.
- Oversees veterinary clinic operations.
- Maintains a clean and sanitary animal shelter clinic at all times.
- Performs physical examinations, vaccinations, and diagnostics to determine and evaluate health condition of animals at the time of intake or prior to adoption or referral to area veterinarians for surgery.
- Performs or supervises the visual monitoring of impounded animals including those that may be isolated or quarantined for signs of illness or unusual behavior.
- Maintains current DEA licenses and premises permits as required by policy or law; creates and monitors drug logs to comply with federal and state laws.
- Instructs, trains, and advises staff on proper care, medical treatment, and other animal health related issues.
- Coordinates with FAHS regarding the selection of animals for care and euthanasia.
- Other duties as assigned.
How to Apply
Please email a copy of your resume and a cover letter to:
Jeanne Kelley, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for SNIP