The Humane Society of Broward County is searching for an enthusiastic and compassionate shelter veterinarian to join our team in sunny south Florida. HSBC is a 33,000 square foot, open-admissions shelter that provides homes to over 7000 animals yearly. We are searching for a veterinarian who wants to make a difference in the lives of shelter animals. Our vets perform a variety of duties, including routine and special surgeries, medical care of shelter animals, heartworm treatments, and participating in our vaccine clinic. Our vets work 5 days a week which will include 1-2 weekend days.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Consults with patrons and veterinarians regarding animals at/or from HSBC as needed.
Performs surgical procedures or vaccine clinic duties as scheduled at HSBC
Examines outpatients as needed in accordance to HSBC policy.
Assists Clinic staff with any questions or concerns pertaining to the intake process.
Performs treatments and follow-up of Heartworm positive dogs.
Communicates with Medical Director or Clinic Manager about any problems or concerns.
Follow and uphold HSBC policies and procedures.
Assists with the Foster and Public Foster Programs.
Examines fosters and Adoption Ambassador Program animals as needed.
Performs upkeep and organization of surgery paperwork, updating medical records, supplies and drugs.
Interacts as needed with local vets regarding adopted pets.
Work with the Admissions Department on Surrender Prevention cases.
Facilitate and coordinate specialty surgeries when needed.
Any other duties that are assigned as needed
Performs necropsy services as needed
Experience or interest in Exotic (primarily rabbits and guinea pigs) medicine and surgery
Assures that Per-Diem Veterinarians and volunteers are complying with operational personnel policies.
Supervises and teaches veterinary students and Veterinarians.
Provides leadership to resolve disputes and mediates complaints at the lowest possible level.
Assists Medical Director, Clinic Assistant Manager, Clinic Manager and/or SVP of Operations in other departmental functions and projects.
Work in conjunction with the Staff Veterinarians, Medical Director, Clinic Manager, Asst Clinic Manager and SVP of Operations on all issues and projects as they arise.
Performs euthanasia as needed in accordance with HSBC policy.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Medical Director and/or SVP of Operations.
About Humane Society of Broward County
About the Humane Society
of Broward County
The Humane Society of Broward County: Advocating for and improving the lives of animals by providing adoptions, community services, and education.
The Humane Society of Broward County…
Is a 33,000 square-foot, completely air-conditioned shelter
Has the ability to house 300 plus dogs and cats
Placed 6,791 dogs, cats and other furry friends in 2017
Has over 100,000 patrons visit each year
Educationally touches over 150,000 children and adults
Has full-time veterinarian services for shelter animals
Is identified nationally as a “Leader in Animal Welfare”
Is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization
Receives no direct funding from the government, United Way or any national group with a similar name.
Is an open admission shelter
Is NOT affiliated with any county or national organization