This position will work part time with the majority of time spent in the clinic performing surgeries for shelter animals, rescue partners, and the public. Most surgeries are spay/neuter; however, other soft tissue surgeries are done, such as but not limited to: mass removals, laceration repairs, amputations, cystotomies and exploratory surgeries. Our clinic performs an average of 40 surgeries per day, and this position can anticipate performing 25-30 surgeries per workday. This position also helps with a weekly public vaccine clinic and assists the Medical Director and Head Shelter Veterinarian in other duties as needed. New graduates and experienced veterinarians are encouraged to apply. Shelter medicine experience is desired but not required.
Animal Care is the largest open-admission municipal shelter in South Carolina with a care capacity of 125 cats and 250 dogs. We employ 85 staff, including two full-time veterinarians, five part-time veterinarians and sixteen veterinary assistants. Animal Care has an average annual intake of 9,000 and a life-saving rate of 90%+ with an objective to save every healthy and treatable pet. We serve Greenville County as well as the unincorporated areas of neighboring Spartanburg County. Some of the successful lifesaving spay/neuter programs that we are proud of include free community cat TNR, free large breed spay/neuter, and free spay/neuter for low-income pet owners. Additionally, we have a surrender prevention veterinarian, a CPDT-KA behavior trainer on staff, and a low-cost wellness clinic designated for pet owners on government assistance. Our clinic is a teaching hospital and we frequently host veterinary externs from all over the world and students in vet tech programs. To learn more about our programs and our progress, please visit our website and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
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How to Apply
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST COMPLETE AN APPLICATION ON THE COUNTY OF GREENVILLE JOBS LISTING PAGE: https://www.greenvillecounty.org/HumanResources/Jobs.aspx
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