This is a part-time shelter veterinarian position at Animal Care & Control. The primary purposes of this position are to examine and triage animals entering the facility, develop and oversee appropriate treatment plans for animals requiring emergency or ongoing medical care, develop and oversee appropriate behavior plans for animals, monitor the health and care of animals housed at the shelter, and act the capacity of expert witness as needed. This position requires medical/behavioral knowledge of animals including domestic, agricultural and exotic. The is a part-time position with the need for on-call availability when special circumstances arise.
Job Relationships: Reports to Executive Director and Shelter Operations Director; provides supervision for all veterinary technicians and veterinary volunteers Job Requirements: • Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) • Louisiana State Veterinary License • DEA License • Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) License • USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Certification • Two or more years of experience practicing veterinary medicine in a veterinary clinic, hospital, and/or animal shelter. Shelter Medicine experience is preferred. • Must promote and support the overall mission and strategic plan for the organization