HQHV Spay & Neuter Veterinarians Needed for Expanding Program
SPCA Monterey County
Location: Monterey, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $135,000.00/yr- $175,000.00/yr
SPCA Monterey County offers full-time regular veterinarian staff a comprehensive compensation package including a salary of $135,000.00/yr- $175,000+ DOE, including a $20,000 Signing Bonus, medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, participation in a tax-deferred 403(b) retirement program, and paid sick, vacation and holiday leave. The SPCA covers licensure, DEA registration, relevant continuing education and approved travel expenses, AVMA , ASV and VIN memberships.
DVM or equivalent
2 openings available.
The SPCA for Monterey County is expanding their HQHV Spay and Neuter and Shelter program and needs Full-time, Part-time and Contract/Relief Veterinarians to provide spay/neuter surgeries for public and shelter animals and for companion animal herd-health management in cooperation with shelter leadership and fellow staff veterinarians.
The successful candidate
Must hold or obtain a valid California DVM license and be eligible to hold a DEA registration.
Must be able to perform routine canine and feline spays and neuters independently. Mentorship available to increase surgical speed and volume to HQHV target of 20-25 procedures per day, and to learn to independently handle more challenging patients (geriatric, obese, pregnant, pyometra, cryptorchid)
Is willing and able to work one Saturday per month in exchange for a weekday off.
Has a minimum of one year veterinary experience, preferably in a shelter or spay/neuter clinic setting.
Participates in training staff, volunteers, students from our local accredited VA/RVT training program, and occasional veterinary student externs.
Conducts shelter rounds in rotation with fellow veterinary staff members.
Reports to the VP of Shelter and Clinic Services
Additional desirable skills:
Spanish language fluency
Soft tissue surgery (entropion and cherry eye repair, cystotomy, GI foreign body, limb/digit/tail amputation)
Canine/ feline dentistry
Forensic examination and necropsy
The SPCA has a Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation center and a Horse and Barn Animal Rescue program. This position is not required to support these programs, but veterinarians with relevant experience may choose to spend 1-2 half days per week working with one of these programs.
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) for Monterey County is your nonprofit, independent, donor-supported humane society that has been serving the animals and people of Monterey County since 1905. The SPCA is not a chapter of any other agency, is not funded by tax dollars, and does not have a parent organization.
The SPCA’s doors are open to all animals in need from dogs and cats to horses, wildlife, exotics, and more. We shelter homeless, neglected and abused pets and livestock, and provide humane education and countless other services to the community. We are the local agency you call to investigate animal cruelty, rescue and rehabilitate injured wildlife, aid domestic animals in distress, and so much more.