Humane Alliance: A Program of the ASPCA

Description

Description: Responsible for daily care of all surgical patients, ensuring all clinic staff members are adhering to proper pre-, peri- and post-operative care of patients. Provides medical oversight of the clinic program, including evaluation of medical and surgical protocols. Completes daily rounds of shelter animals to identify, treat and maintain medical and behavioral health of all animals in our care.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform surgical sterilizations
• Examine animals’ post-op as necessary to ensure appropriate healing
• Provide recommendations for follow-up care
• Supervise handling and recording of controlled substances by Veterinary Technicians
• Supervise post-operative rechecks and order of medical treatments as necessary to ensure complete surgical recovery
• Provide medical oversight of the clinic program, including evaluation of medical, surgical, and disease control protocols
• Supervise and conduct vaccine program and protocols
• Conduct daily rounds of shelter animals. Identify and treat all medical issues. Maintain the overall health of animals in our care.
• Supervise treatment of animals sent out for external treatment and care
• Work with Clinic Manager to make sure that the Clinic is run efficiently and effectively and within budget
• Work with Intake and Foster Coordinator to maintain the health of all animals in foster care
• Hire and supervise medical staff in conjunction
• Evaluate and develop Clinic staff training
• Conduct Clinic staff performance reviews on an annual basis
• Plan and lead monthly Clinic staff and Veterinarian meetings
• Handle all animals humanely, properly and with compassion

Requirements:
• Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine
• Current license to practice veterinary medicine in the State of South Carolina
• Experience in shelter medicine preferred
• Humane Alliance training preferred
• Three or more years’ experience in a veterinary clinic, veterinary hospital, and/or animal shelter or control facility
• Highly motivated, enthusiastic self-starter with a professional attitude

Contact

Alan Berger
Organization Name: Pet Helpers
Email: aberger@pethelpers.org
Phone: 843-531-6164
City: Charleston
State: SC
Post Code: 29412