If any part of your answer involves making a tangible and long-lasting difference for animals, have you considered working in the specialty field of high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter?
We are a close knit group who care about animal welfare and our community. Pets Alive is a longstanding force for good; since our start, euthanasia rates in our area have dropped 86%. Our Wellness Clinic offers another critical service. After a challenging year, we are looking forward to 2021 being our strongest year yet.
A lovely midwestern college town, Bloomington (home to Indiana University) is close to the larger cities of Indianapolis, Louisville and Chicago!
Pets Alive is seeking a full-time veterinary surgeon to perform high-volume spay/neuter surgeries as well as a full-time veterinarian to lead our Wellness Clinic. Staff provide support throughout procedures and appointments. The positions are full-time, Monday through Thursday.
Surgical duties include:
– Examine animals pre-op to determine their ability to withstand surgery – Perform surgical sterilizations and other surgeries including but not limited to: hernia repair, cherry eye, and dew claw removal – Examine animals post-op as necessary to ensure appropriate healing – Inoculate animals and provide recommendations for follow-up care – Supervise cleaning program for prevention of infectious/zoonotic disease – Supervise handling and recording of controlled substances by veterinary staff – Supervise post-op rechecks and order of medical treatments as necessary to ensure complete surgical recovery – Actively promote spay/neuter and educate clients on responsible animal ownership – Actively support associate staff and volunteers, and promote the development of skills related to the advancement of our goals and mission – Represent Pets Alive spay/neuter clinic in a professional and courteous manner at all times – Provide quality service to clients, volunteers, and staff recognizing their individual contributions to the success of our organization – Participate on committees and special projects as assigned – Other duties as assigned
Salary commensurate with experience. Relocation stipend negotiable.
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DVM and Indiana, CSR, DEA licensing are required.
About Pets Alive Nonprofit Spay/Neuter Clinic
Pets Alive is a nonprofit organization in Bloomington, Indiana offering affordable, high-quality spay/neuter services as the compassionate solution to ending the unnecessary euthanasia of cats and dogs. Our Wellness Clinic supports the funding of these surgeries, and offers another critical service to our community. Since opening in March 2005, Pets Alive has provided more than 160,000 spay/neuter surgeries and 60,000 vaccinations. Euthanasia rates in our area have dropped 86%.