Spay/Neuter Animal Care Veterinarian
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Job Title: Spay/Neuter Animal Care Veterinarian
Department: St. George, Utah Low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic
Classification: Full-time exempt, salary (4 days per week, 10 hours per day, Wed. – Sat.)
Job Relationship: Reports to the Southern Utah Executive. Provides clinical supervision of Veterinary Technicians, Assistants, and Volunteers.
Position Summary: 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.