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Veterinarian

Company: Animal Protection League
Location: Stockton
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are a We manage the animal population at the Stockton Animal Shelter and the community it serves. company. Our mission is To provide shelter, food and treatment to homeless and lost pets, finding their owners, or a forever home.. We are seeking a new Veterinarian to join our team. Your role will be to Works with Animal Protection League (APL- employer) and the Stockton Animal Shelter Director (Director - client) to manage the animal population at the Stockton Animal Shelter and the community it serves. The Shelter is currently an underutilized transfer shelter which is dedicated to growing its services for the preservation and protection of animals in San Joaquin County. The right person for the position is interested in a team approach style of shelter management who can manage resources while attending to an individual animal and the larger shelter population. Provides spay, neuter, and other surgeries for animals in the Clinic/Shelter.. As a member of the Medical, you will work with clinical/surgery staff, APL Staff, Shelter Staff and volunteers and report to our Executive Director. What You Will Do: Provides daily care and/or surgical services to animals at the Stockton Animal Shelter Examines animals' pre-op to determine their ability to withstand surgery Able to performs surgical sterilization (able to performs an average of 25-35 surgeries a day). Performs other surgical procedures as needed. Provides other clinical care to animals as needed, including inoculations --- Decides along with Shelter Manager if animals are in need of further diagnostics and provides recommendations for follow up care. Provides daily clinical supervision of veterinary technicians, students, and assistants before, during, and after clinic work and/or surgery. Alerts APL human resources to any performance concerns. Supervises daily cleaning and animal handling for adherence to protocol in the clinic for prevention of infectious /zoonotic disease. Supervises daily handling and recording of controlled substances by veterinary technicians. Audits drug log for usage and accuracy. Continues research and maintenance of safe and efficacious medical protocol regarding anesthesia and surgery. Supervises post-op rechecks and orders medical treatments as necessary to ensure complete surgical recovery. Performs medical rounds, prescribing treatments for, and making recommendations for disposition of shelter animals. Provides professional client, staff, and volunteer care --- Represents the APL in a professional and courteous manner at all times. Provides quality service to client (City of Stockton), volunteers, and staff recognizing their individual contributions to the success of our Animal Protection League Represents the APL in a professional and courteous manner at all times. Provides quality service to client (City of Stockton), volunteers, and staff recognizing their individual contributions to the success of our Animal Protection League Actively supports associate staff and volunteers and promotes the development of skills related to the advancement of our goals and mission. Communicates with client about medical complications and recommendations; available for follow-up care as needed. Participates on committees and/or special projects as assigned. This may include but is not limited to such projects as training of other veterinarians on high volume spay/neuter techniques. Actively promotes the APL's programs and events to clients and volunteers. Promotes communication and cooperation between facility departments. Maintains licensure and follows safety guidelines Helps oversee OSHA compliance in relation to the clinic. Promotes and follows safety guidelines to ensure a safe work environment. Takes immediate action to address any safety concern or noncompliance with OSHA rules that could put an employee, volunteer, client, animal, and/or the Animal Protection League at risk. Secures DEA license for clinic. Maintains a current "CALIFORNIA" veterinary license in good standing. Completes required continuing education courses What You Will Bring: Our ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills: Doctorate Degree Experience in the field of veterinary medicine and knowledge of disease recognition in a shelter setting required High volume spay/neuter experience and knowledge of shelter medicine and epidemiology desirable Knowledge of feral cat issues Effective decision making and diagnostic skills and interest in pursuing treatment options with limited funding Demonstrated effective decision making and diagnostic skills based on recent performance references Strong interest in pursuing treatment options with limited funding Able to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks at one time Outstanding customer service, oral and written communication skills Committed to the mission, vision, and values of the "ANIMAL PROTECTION LEAGUE" Why You'll Love Us: We unite around a common cause that brings the team together and ensures everyone is working toward the same goal. Diversity and inclusion are priorities for every aspect of our company. We bring people together regularly for celebrations to ensure everyone feels included and recognized. Our teams act on the passion to create a better world that will impact the lives of others. We put animals and their people first. We embrace change and innovation. We support work/life balance and have a flexible work environment. Salary range for this position is $110000.00 - $180000.00 per year (plus bonus/commission). We offer the following benefits: Health Insurance Life Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance 401(k) Vacation Leave Sick Leave Holiday Pay EOE Statement: Our company is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Salary: $110,000 - $180,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: Animal Protection League, Stockton , Veterinarian, Healthcare , Stockton, California

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