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. This position is 4 days a week, 10 hours a day, Wednesday to Saturday.
Essential Job Functions:
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.
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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: 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.
About The Humane Society of Utah
The Humane Society of Utah is dedicated to the elimination of pain, fear, and suffering in all animals. Our goal is to keep pets and people together, bring them together, and help move each animal to their most appropriate outcome as quickly as possible.
The Humane Society of Utah is the largest open-admission animal welfare organization in the state. We welcome any companion animal that can legally be admitted and work to find each pet a new loving home.
We do not euthanize any healthy or treatable pet and have exceeded nationally-accepted no-kill standards.
The following lifesaving programs and services are offered through the Humane Society of Utah: Community Clinic, Adoption, Foster Care, Behavior and Training, Transfer program, Development, Enrichment, Volunteer, Pet Retention and Shelter Diversion, Admissions, Advocacy, and Humane Education.
Since 1960, the Humane Society of Utah has been sheltering homeless animals and creating an environment of respect, responsibility, and compassion through our programs, education, and legislation.