Do you have a passion for animals and the people that love them? Are you the type of person who needs to be on the move at all times? Do you dream about becoming part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of shelter animals and those living in the community? Do you want to work with a team of like-minded Vets? If this sounds like you then Dakin Humane Society wants to know! We are a fast-paced, open admission adoption center that takes in 6,000 animals each year. We are looking for the perfect person to join our team!
Dakin is looking for a veterinarian to complete our team of two veterinarians dedicated to the Adoption Center and soon to be developed Community Medicine program. This position will be responsible for the medical care of adoption center animals, our weekly vaccine clinic, community medicine program as well as performing spay/neuter, other surgeries and dentistry. This position will also be responsible for working with our Veterinary & Animal Care Manager on oversight of the organization's medical program, daily oversight of shelter medical components, working to ensure compliance with Dakin guidelines for care, create new policies and standards of care, as well as collaborating with the other veterinarians on staff
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Graduation from a university or college accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Medical Doctor degree.
Licenses and Certification:
Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
DEA license for controlled substances.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as relational databases and common email platforms.
Previous shelter medicine experience preferred.
Surgical procedures for spaying and neutering canines, felines, and ideally other common shelter animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, etc.
Surgical procedures for spaying and neutering pediatric felines and canines.
Surgical procedures for surgeries including but not limited to amputation, enucleation, and mass removal.
Shelter medicine and best practices.
Standard guidelines of the veterinary professional that are used in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Knowledge of modern techniques for treating various animals for common diseases and injuries.
Laws, codes, regulations, and policies affecting the department’s operations and programs.
Quality assurance procedures and techniques.
Additional Salary Information: Additions Benefits:
Paid Time Off, 401K, Health and Dental, Reimbursement of Professional License fees and Continuing Education.
About Dakin Humane Society
Dakin Humane Society is a community supported animal welfare organization that provides shelter, medical care, spay/neuter services, and behavioral rehabilitation for more than 20,000 animals each year. Since its inception in 1969, Dakin has become one of the most recognized nonprofit organizations in the Pioneer Valley and a national leader in animal welfare.