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 jobs@utahhumane.org.