Butte Humane Society (BHS) is seeking positive, confident, compassionate, and dedicated full-time veterinarians to join our team of hard-working, fun-loving employees who are passionate about helping animals. The right candidates will enjoy a competitive salary, benefits, and a "4/10 schedule," Tuesday-Friday. Relocating into a brand new building,this high-volume, low-cost veterinary clinic provides care to BHS shelter animals as well as services to the public. These services include spay and neuter, preventative and wellness care, diagnostics, dental cleanings, and minor surgical procedures.
The perfect fit must be a skilled, team player who is able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Duties include high quality, high volume spay/neuter surgery, patient exams, overseeing medical care and needs of shelter animals, overseeing medical and sanitation protocols, and assisting with team training and support. There is plenty of opportunity for advancement, professional development, and unsurpassed experience.
Butte Humane Society is a 110-year-old organization starting a new chapter and taking animal welfare in beautiful Northern California to the next level.
Perform all preoperative exams determine patient’s ability to withstand surgery.
Perform all surgical procedures or other medical procedures as required in a competent, safe and efficient manner.
Supervise surgical veterinary technicians, surgical veterinary assistants and ROP and other applicable volunteers to maximize the quantity and quality of services provided.
Examine animals post-op as necessary to ensure appropriate healing.
Inoculate animals and provide recommendations for follow up care.
Carry out the shelter medicine program as set by our Veterinary Director for care and treatment of shelter animals.
Oversight of veterinary technicians and assistants for medical protocol including, but not limited to disease control program for prevention of infectious/zoonotic disease and treatment of animals in Butte Humane Society’s care.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain our medical protocol regarding anesthesia and surgery.
Supervise handling and recording of controlled substances by veterinary technicians.
Supervise post-op rechecks and order of medical treatments as necessary to ensure complete surgical recovery.
Perform euthanasia of animals as required.
Provide Euthanasia training and certificate program as required.
Adhere to applicable state and federal laws governing the practice of veterinary medicine.
Adhere to OSHA compliance policies & procedures.
Actively promote spay and neuter, and educate clients on responsible animal ownership.
Actively support BHS staff and volunteers, and promote professional development of skills related to the advancement of our goals and mission.
Represent Butte Humane Society Veterinary 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 in and provide proof of continuing education requirements.
Participate in continuing education programs for subordinate staff.
Participate on committees and special projects as assigned.
Participate in special events and perform other duties as required.
Maintain strict confidentiality on client, patient and donor information.
Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area at all times.
Available by telephone or cellular phone after hours for post-surgical complications or emergencies.
CONTACT WITH OTHERS: Will have contact with the general public, outside vendors, employees, volunteers, donors, supporters, board members, veterinarians, other animal agencies, and animal care professionals. Excellent customer service and relationship building skills are essential to success.
DVM/VMD from an accredited school of Veterinary Medicine and possess all licenses by California law.
Required to have professional liability insurance.
Exemplary writing skills; tailoring style to match the situation.
Excellent customer service skills; both verbal and written.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel).
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Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary, DOE
Reimbursement for License Fees
Reimbursement for CE Courses
Paid Time Off
Employee Discount on Clinic Products and Services
About Butte Humane Society
As one of the oldest non-profit organizations in Butte County (since 1911), and the leader in animal welfare in our community, Butte Humane Society is completing construction on a 25,000 square foot "animal welfare hub" next month. This position would present an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual looking for rewarding work, competitive pay, great work hours, and a wonderful community to live in.Chico is a charming college-community (CSU, Chico), situated in beautiful northern California. With a population of approximately 100,000 people, Chico is the perfect size to capture a "home town" feel, while its diverse population and cultural flair give it a sense of "big city" excitement. With affordable housing, excellent schools and access to a multitude of outdoor activities, Chico is located 150 miles west of Lake Tahoe, 90 miles north of Sacramento and 170 miles north of San Francisco.