Job Type: Part time 1 or 2 days/wk Reports To: Owner/Veterinarian FLSA Status: Contractor [compensation based on surgeries]
The Veterinarian is responsible for evaluating all patients for surgery, performing a brief nose to tail exam, overseeing anesthesia, performing sterilization and some soft tissue surgeries, and ensuring all animals are safe for discharge. The veterinarian is also responsible for providing excellent customer service. Our veterinary team follows the standards and protocols as set forth by the ASPCA Humane Alliance.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
Perform pre-surgery physical examinations on all surgical candidates
Perform an average of 25–35 high quality, high volume spay/neuter surgical procedures per spay/neuter clinic day
Diagnose and treat post-surgical medical complications
Practice Fear Free animal handling to minimize fear, anxiety and stress for patients in care
Follow up on all patients 1-3 days post op to ensure appropriate recovery, answer questions, provide support as needed.
Be familiar with infectious diseases, including their prevention and steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
Administer injections, animal vaccinations, medications, treatments, and supportive care measures as needed
Be comfortable with performing common soft tissue surgery procedures including hernia repairs, cryptorchid surgery, entropions, enucleations, tail amputations, cherry eyes, and others as requested.
Be able to receive emergency referrals for pyometra surgeries
Provide excellent customer service and accurately communicate intake and discharge information to clients in need of additional information
GA Veterinary license - current and in good standing
Ability to perform an average of 25-35 surgeries on dogs/cats of all sizes and stages of reproduction using HQHVSN techniques as set forth by the ASPCA Humane Alliance
Must be a compassionate caregiver for the animals and have patience and understanding when working with the public.
Must provide excellent customer service in person, on the phone and via text/email. Clear communication, written and verbal, with the ability to problem solve under pressure
Ability to effectively problem solve and make decisions independently surrounding the safety and care of animals
Must be a team player, have willingness to adjust schedule if operations require, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
The average number of hours per day is typically between 7-8 depending on speed and patient recovery.
Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career with us. Spay Neuter Vets is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or domestic partner status.
Interested candidates please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org