Position Title Vaccine Veterinarian
Job Classification Exempt
Assignment Category Part-time
Salary Range $360 Fixed Rate Per Day
Department Programs & Services
Reports to Spay/Neuter Clinic Office Manager
Job Description Summary
To provide high-quality, high-volume vaccinations, educate pet owners of preventative care. This position reports to the Spay/Neuter Clinic Director of Operations, works with co-workers, veterinarians, vendors, other animal clinics and/or shelters, rescue groups, animal owners and the general public.
• Promote the humane care and treatment of animals
• Administer vaccines and microchips - provide recommendations for follow up care
• Comply with applicable state and federal laws established by the California Board of Veterinary Medicine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
• Performs basic examinations
• Supervise handling/recording of controlled substances), medical supplies and equipment by veterinary technician(s)
• Supervise the maintenance of surgical equipment and of health care clinic.
• Ability and skill to safely restrain animals and identify animal behavior
• Maintains accurate and thorough record keeping for medications and for each individual animal treated.
• Assists with the development of policies, procedures and protocols which relate to the veterinary needs of animals in care, to include disease prevention.
• Makes recommendations on clinic disease management protocols, sanitation, and procedures.
• Provide quality service to clients, volunteers, and staff recognizing their individual contributions to the success of our organization.
• Other duties as assigned
• Degree in veterinary medicine from an accredited university of veterinary medicine
• Current California veterinary license
• One year experience practicing veterinary medicine
• Knowledge of vaccines, parasites, and preventative medications to educate clients is a must
• Possession of or ability to obtain a DEA controlled-substance registration
• Proven effective organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
• Commitment to the objectives of the organization
• Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Work is performed in an office setting.
• Exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 70 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Frequent lifting of objects more than 75 pounds and occasional lifting of objects more than 100 pounds are required, occasionally lifting objects weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. There may be risk of injury resulting from improper procedures.
• Frequent exposure to loud noise, odors and chemicals
• Walks on paved and unpaved surfaces that may be wet or dry.
• Exposure to controlled substances, needles, syringes, and other supplies used to treat animals.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.
Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center / Spay & Neuter Clinic is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO
Candidate must be flexible with schedule changes, short notice requests and work hours may vary according to needs of the clinic