Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP) is proud to announce that we are opening our own wellness clinic and will be expanding upon our current Saturday Vaccination Clinic. Currently, we are looking for a veterinarian to work 3-5 days/week running our new wellness clinic and evaluating sick shelter patients. Saturdays are a must. Optional days performing high volume, high quality Spay/Neuter are available if interested.
Wellness Clinic Primary Duties :
Be willing to work closely with shelter director and clinic manager to develop wellness clinic protocol and policy
Evaluate and vaccinate animals according to AVMA standards.
Diagnose and prescribe treatment for illnesses and injuries within scope of CAP's services
Refer wellness clients to veterinarians for any follow up care/needs and issues out of CAP's scope of services.
Educate pet owners on animal health and well-being focusing on practical, affordable solutions to problems.
Actively encourage pet owners to spay/neuter their pets by recommending local community services.
Shelter Primary Duties :
Work with Foster Care Team for daily medical rounds to assess the health of all shelter animals, provide basic health exams, diagnosis and treatment as necessary.
Be able to run basic lab tests such as read and interpret: urinalysis sediments, fungal cultures and cell cytologies microscopically.
Must be able to interpret blood work and radiographs and prescribe appropriate treatment based on the findings
Ability to problem solve and work with minimal supervision.
Apply shelter medicine protocols to maintain or improve herd health
Must be able to work independently
One to two years experience with canine and feline medicine.
Experience or willing to obtain additional education in shelter medicine.
Veterinary licensure in the State of Texas & qualified and eligible to obtain DEA license.
Some experience with pocket pets a plus.
Familiarity or willing to learn to work with Petpoint and/or Avimark databases
Working Relationships :
Works closely with the Foster Care Program Manager as well as the Clinic Manager, Lead Surgery Technician & medical staff. Some contact with the Director of Operations/Chief Operating Officer, the shelter managers & senior staff.
We are open to meeting with candidates who want to work full-time (4-5 days per week) or part-time (2-3 days per week), temporary, or relief work on committed days.
Citizens for Animal Protection is a Houston area private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides shelter, adoption, foster care, rescue and other valuable services. CAP also provides humane education and community outreach programs to encourage love and respect for animals.