The Humane Society of Utah is looking for a talented veterinarian who is passionate about animal welfare to join the Operations team in our Pet Resource Center. This role is available to both new and experienced DVM's as we have the capacity to help develop the skills of the right candidate through on the job training, formal continuing education, and mentorship. We believe providing access to high quality veterinary care is key to moving our industry forward and know that this position is essential to our mission. Shelter medicine is about more than just treating kennel cough these days and the variety of animals and medical conditions we treat is interesting and exciting. Our community spay/neuter/vaccination clinics serve the entire region and our pet retention program is keeping more pets with their people than ever before. We're lucky to be located just outside Salt Lake City in the gorgeous state of Utah with easy access to world class skiing and four season recreation in both mountains and red rock desert. Work hard at work worth doing then go take your dog for a hike. Don't have a dog yet? We can help with that, too! Relocation assistance available. Click here for more information including full job description.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited college or university and one year of professional veterinary medical experience.
Possession of a current license to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Utah.
An interest in and willingness to support the mission, vision, and philosophy of the Humane Society of Utah (HSU).
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with the public, fellow employees and volunteers.
Proficiency in Excel, Gmail, Google Sheets/Docs, and other computer skills that include the ability to prepare reports and maintain an efficient records system. Experience with Shelterluv (shelter management database system) preferred.
At least one year experience working in a shelter or other high-volume setting preferred.
Best practices in the shelter medical field.
Common diseases of shelter animals, including symptoms and care.
Recordkeeping methods and office procedures.
Safe and efficient handling of small animals.
Characteristics of animal behavior.
Principles of supervision, training, and work coordination.
Overseeing a medical support staff.
Meticulous and methodical attention to recordkeeping and reporting.
Skilled in conflict resolution.
Efficiency and ability to practice high-quality veterinary medicine for a high caseload of patients.
Efficiency and competency working in a high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter setting (cats, dogs, and rabbits).
Effective time management skills and ability to thrive in a high-volume, high-stress environment.
About Humane Society of Utah
The Humane Society of Utah is dedicated to the elimination of pain, fear, and suffering in all animals. Our goal is to keep pets and people together, bring them together, and help move each animal to their most appropriate outcome as quickly as possible.
The Humane Society of Utah is the largest open-admission animal welfare organization in the state. We welcome any companion animal that can legally be admitted and work to find each pet a new loving home.
We do not euthanize any healthy or treatable pet and have exceeded nationally-accepted no-kill standards.
The following lifesaving programs and services are offered through the Humane Society of Utah: Community Clinic, Adoption, Foster Care, Behavior and Training, Transfer program, Development, Enrichment, Volunteer, Pet Retention and Shelter Diversion, Admissions, Advocacy, and Humane Education.
Since 1960, the Humane Society of Utah has been sheltering homeless animals and creating an environment of respect, responsibility, and compassion through our programs, education, and legislation.