Medical Director Veterinarian

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Job Title:        Medical Director - Veterinarian

Department:        St. George, Utah Low-Cost Spay/Neuter & Vaccination Clinic

Classification:        Full-time exempt, salary (4 days per week, 10 hours per day Tues. to Fri.) No weekends and no on-call.

Job Relationship:    Reports to the Southern Utah Executive.  Provides clinical supervision of Veterinary Technicians, Assistants, and Volunteers. 

Position Summary:    This position will be opening a new clinic with the Humane Society of Utah. Provides spay/neuter surgeries in a high-quality, high-volume setting. Provides daily clinical supervision of veterinary technicians and assistants before, during, and after surgery. Manages low-cost vaccination services and other clinic services.     

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: The Humane Society of Utah offers a competitive total compensation package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Employees earn sick and vacation time, plus many recognized holidays. Salary $80,000-$100,000 DOE. Relocation assistance and two-year contract available.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Must have, or be able to obtain, current Utah Veterinary License.

  • Must have Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree or equivalent.

  • Must have a background in small animal medicine and surgery. 

  • Must have excellent work attendance record.

  • 2 years of experience employed as Veterinarian preferred. 

  • Ability to pass a background check


Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Must be interested in animal welfare population control and serving low-income communities.

  • Must possess ability to work in a high-volume, fast-paced clinic environment.

  • Must possess ability to maintain good working relationships with clients and staff members.

  • Must possess ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Must maintain an open mind regarding changes and be willing to learn, implement, and teach new protocols.

  • Examine animals pre-op to determine their ability to withstand surgery.

  • Performs surgical sterilization (able to perform an average of 30 per 5-hour shift).

  • Oversee all other aspects of veterinary care on Clinic days, including pre and postoperative care, anesthetic administration and monitoring, emergency care, restraint and treatment.

  • Examine, diagnose and treat post-surgical medical complications of animals spayed/neutered.

  • Represent the Humane Society of Utah in a professional and courteous manner at all times.

  • Communicate effectively and in a professional manner with public and all Humane Society of Utah staff members. 

  • Provide compassionate customer service to rescue groups, shelters, and private clients.

  • Adhere to all protocols put forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

  • Follow all written and verbally communicated Humane Society of Utah Spay/Neuter Standard Operating Procedures. 

  • Provide training on Humane Society of Utah departmental Standard Operating Procedures internally and externally.

  • Obtain continuing education as required by law. 

  • Attend all staff meetings and training sessions.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing why you think you are qualified and what you will bring to the Humane Society of Utah to