Examples of Duties: Conduct daily rounds and examine, diagnose and prescribe treatment for shelter animals in accordance to protocols. Perform emergency triage and stabilization of ill and injured animals. Administer vaccines and perform other routine services, including client education, connected with preventative health maintenance. Perform routine sterilizations and surgeries including adult and pediatric sterilizations and other routine soft tissue surgery. Order diagnostic tests as needed, interpret results and recommend treatment plans. Monitor shelter population for signs of contagious disease and develop plans for outbreak response and implement protocol with staff, if needed. Assist medical staff and direct shift and work area assignment in order to maximize coverage. Provide oversight and training for shelter staff on proper euthanasia techniques, disease prevention, cross-contamination, and intestinal parasites. Evaluate the health and provide input on the temperament of an animal for future adoption. Examine document and treat neglect and cruelty cases, and testify in court, as needed. Perform humane euthanasia. Administer medication both oral and injections, including IV, IM, SQ. Administer controlled substances and keep accurate logs. Maintain accurate and complete medical records. Communicate instructions clearly to the shelter staff and other veterinarians. Maintain a positive work ethic and rapport with staff and clients. Oversee and coordinate the purchase of all medication, clinic supplies, and equipment. Humanely treat and care for all animals entrusted to Detroit Animal Care and Control. Serve on committees, attend continuing education courses, and attend staff meetings. Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and American Veterinary Medical Association standards and guidelines. Prepare briefings, memos, analytical and statistical reports and develop policy and procedures. Present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Assume responsibility for own professional growth and development by pursuing education, participating in professional committees and work groups and contributing to a work environment where continual improvements in practice are pursued. Serve as needed/assigned by supervisor in Health Department veterinary and public health activities, including emergency response efforts. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. Minimum Qualifications: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree required. One (1) year of experience practicing shelter veterinary medicine. One (1) year of supervisory experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be substituted to meet the education and experience requirement of this position.
Associate Spay/Neuter Surgeon and Shelter Veterinarian
The Animal Birth Control Clinic of Pet Refuge, located in South Bend, Indiana is seeking an associate veterinarian to operate in their high quality, high volume, spay neuter clinic and our adjacent no-kill animal shelter, Pet Refuge. The ABC Clinic is dedicated to providing affordable services to dogs and cats of the Michiana area, serving individually-owned animals as well as nearly all locally-recognized rescue organizations, feral cat groups, and shelters for their spay/neuter needs. We operate under a strict set of surgical guidelines for spay and neuter surgery designated by ASPCA's Humane Alliance.
Associate Veterinarian (Full Time or Part Time)
The Pet Resource Center of Kansas City (PRCKC) is a community resource Organization focused on preventative solutions to keeping pets in the homes of the people who love them. Our mission is to increase pet retention and improve the quality of life for pets through education and supportive services for families in need. We pride ourselves in acknowledging our diverse community with a nonjudgmental and compassionate approach. Our organization provides services to over 25,000 pets annually, with an emphasis on spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations, and resource distribution -- with the goal of enabling our community pets to live long, healthy and happy lives. Our veterinarians help support our mission in several capacities, including our walk-in Wellness Care Clinic, mobile or offsite vaccination clinics, spay/neuter surgery clinic and special medical assistance for other medical procedures and services. Mobile vaccination clinics take place in both Missouri and Kansas.
Veterinary Surgical Technician
Candidate must understand the importance of spay/neuter and our mission here at POA SPAY! Must be a highly motivated, enthusiastic self-starter with a professional attitude. We are looking for someone with a willingness to learn and grow within our team.
Do you enjoy surgery? Do you want a good work-life balance? SNiP-it of CF, located in the heart of Florida's theme park destination (Kissimmee,FL), is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated professional to join our clinic family. Our mission is to reduce the overpopulation of animals in our shelters and on our streets. If you agree, then we want to meet you!
Medical/Kennel tech manager
This position will be responsible for kennel techs, animal intakes and daily basic medical needs.
Shelter Veterinarian - Part Time
The Dubuque Regional Humane Society has been caring for animals for over 120 years. We are a 501c3 non-profit, no kill animal shelter with an on-site veterinary clinic serving the animals in our care. We are looking for a Shelter Veterinarian who enjoys practicing quality medicine in a fast paced environment. We serve approximately 3200 animals per year, with over half needing spay, neuter, or other surgeries prior to adoption. We are wanting to fill a part-time veterinarian working 20-30 hours per week with flexible scheduling.
WeSnip (Whatcom Educational Spay and Neuter ImpactProgram), a grass-roots organization addressing the pet overpopulation problem in Whatcom County since 2008, is hiring an Executive Director. To date, the organization has facilitated nearly 21,000 spay and neuter surgeries, significantly reducing the number of unwanted animals facing euthanization. Our work is ongoing, as pet overpopulation issues continue to cause suffering to animals in our community.