VENTURA COUNTY, ANIMAL SERVICES INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR: Veterinarian0363ANM-22AA (MA)
Medical Director, Animal Care & Services
The MD oversees two full-time and approximately 27 full & PT vets & animal health techs responsible for direct animal medical care. This is a keystone medical role with leadership responsibility over a passionate committed team managing about 7,000 spay &neuter surgeries per year. Direct experience overseeing & leading a complex daily operations delivering medical services to a diverse community while training, developing, engaging &encouraging a team of dedicated pros & volunteers is what is needed for success in this role. This is a visible & vital leadership role.
This posting is for the Ventura County Animal Services; vacancy location is Camarillo and Simi Valley.
This position announcement will be used to fill a Full-Time, Permanent, Non-Represented, Safety-Sensitive Veterinarian vacancy within the Police Department. This veterinarian position serves as the expert in veterinarian responsibilities for planning, coordinating, and directing veterinary science activities in 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, development and oversee appropriate behavior plans for animals, monitor the health and care of animals housed at the shelter, and acts in the capacity of expert witness as needed. This position will have some supervisory responsibilities, including the supervision of contractual veterinarians. This position requires medical/behavioral knowledge of animals including domestic, agricultural and exotic. The work requires knowledge of the policies, procedures, and regulations of the state veterinary science.
under general direction, performs veterinary services including spay/neuter surgeries; examines and determines preventative medical care and treatments for shelter animals and stray animal emergency cases; and provides oversight for the security and dispensing of drugs and ensures compliance with all federal and state regulations. Performs other related duties as requested.