Veterinarian

Position Summary

The Veterinarian will fulfill the Animal Birth Control Clinic’s mission to provide access to affordable spay/neuter and preventative veterinary care. This work improves the health and safety of our community while enriching the lives of cats, dogs and their families. Passion to help animals stay with the humans that love them is a must. This is an exciting position involved in several aspects of the organization that requires a professional who can act quickly and precisely in a fast-paced environment, while successfully managing the surgery room with respect, efficiency, patience, and positivity. 

 

A high level of quality in medical procedures using leading practices common to similar clinics, swiftness, flexibility, enthusiasm, and attention to detail is required. The veterinarian will be supported by and work closely with a well-trained team of vet technicians, customer service support staff and administrative/managerial staff.

 

Position reports to the Executive Director and works closely and collaboratively with the ABC Board, staff, volunteers and other stakeholders to meet the high standards, Core Values, and mission of Animal Birth Control Clinic.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform surgical sterilizations on an average of 40-55 animals per day

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

  • Examine animals post-op as necessary to determine healing, recovery and treatment

  • Vaccinate and oversee vaccination of animals and provide recommendations for follow-up care

  • Ensure all clinic staff members are adhering to proper pre-, peri- and post-operative care of patients

  • Must be comfortable working with dogs and cats, some of which may be fractious. 

  • Effectively team lead, displaying positive attitude and acting as a leader, motivating influence for all staff members

  • There will be occasional opportunities to train, mentor or educate others in a variety of backgrounds about the role of a veterinarian at Animal Birth Control Clinic. Arrangements will be with every attempt to make them convenient. However, some will be outside of normal clinic surgery or clinic operational hours.

  • Collaborate with admin and managerial staff to provide training, oversight, mentoring, and consultation for technical and support staff

  • Other duties assigned by the Executive Director

 

Requirements

  • Doctoral Degree DVM

  • Texas state license to practice veterinary medicine.

  • DEA Certification and CSR, or ability to obtain.

  • Experience in high volume spay/neuter clinic and/or post-graduate surgical training preferred.

  • Two or more years experience practicing veterinary medicine in a veterinary clinic, hospital, and/or animal shelter or control facility.

  • Must be able to sit or stand for 8 or more hours a day.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly with assistance.

  • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.

  • Must be able to see fine detail in a variety of situations.

  • Must be able to respond quickly to a variety of medical situations.

  • Ability to make decisions quickly.

  • Ability to cope with frustrating or difficult situations and remain calm.

  • Demonstrate success in working with a diverse team.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with a diverse range of audiences and settings.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record.

  • Must complete a background investigation prior to hire.


 

Working Conditions

Work environment may have regular exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as zoonotic disease, anesthetic off gases, parasites, dirt, dust, pollen, odors, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, pathogenic substances, animal attacks, or animal bites. The noise level in the work environment can be quite loud.

Interested?

 

Send an email to sarah@animalbirthcontrol.org

We look forward to visiting with you!

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Surgery Registration Check-In:

Monday-Friday 7:15am-8:30am

Surgery Pick Up:

Monday-Friday 4pm-5:30pm

 

Preventative Care Visit Hours:

Monday - Friday 10am until full for the day.

 

Pharmacy:

Monday-Friday 7:15am-5:30pm

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