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  • 26 Oct 2020 1:38 PM | FAAWO (Administrator)

    Full Time Vet Tech and CVT

    SPCA Tampa Bay seeks compassionate and dedicated Veterinary Technicians and Certified Veterinary Technicians at both our vet center in St Pete and our shelter in Largo. SPCA offers a competitive salary with benefits including: paid training, student loan relief, health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 403b retirement plan, + 120 hours of paid time off AND additional 8 paid holidays off including birthday and work anniversary. Flexible scheduling possible.

    Our Vision: Create a community where every animal matters.

    Our Mission: Through passionate collaboration with our community, we transform the lives of animals.

    Join our team to advance our non-profit mission! Our vision is to create a community where every animal matters. We are the only non-profit, animal welfare agency that runs an open-admission animal shelter, pet training facility, and public veterinary center in Pinellas County.  Please visit www.spcatampabay.org/careers to apply!


  • 26 Oct 2020 1:29 PM | FAAWO (Administrator)

    JOB SUMMARY

    Performs wellness examination, dental cleanings and low-cost spay neuter. Diagnose medical conditions such as ear infections, skin infections and other similar conditions.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide skilled medical care for client-owned pets, including evaluation, case management, treatment decisions and direction of support staff procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
    • Communicate professionally and kindly with clients regarding their pet’s care and develop a rapport with clientele.
    • Promote preventative health and wellness care through education of clients and staff.
    • Provide vaccinations and basic wellness care.
    • Maintain thorough medical records in an efficient manner.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with local veterinarians and clinics as needed.
    • Build effective relationships through positive interaction and communication with the community, volunteers and staff.
    • Communicate with Outpatient Services Manager any problems or concerns.
    • Follow and uphold HSBC policies and procedures, including logging of controlled substances accurately and in a timely fashion
    • Work with the Outpatient Services Manager and Medical Director to develop standard operating procedures for the wellness clinic in the area of preventative medicine, low cost spay/neuter and dental cleanings.  
    • Any other duties that are assigned as needed

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assures that Wellness Clinic staff are complying with operational personnel policies.
    • Supervises and teaches Wellness Clinic Staff
    • Provides leadership to resolve disputes and mediates complaints at the lowest possible level.

    NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES 

    • Assists Outpatient Services Manager and Medical Director in other departmental functions and projects.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Outpatient Services Manager, Medical Director or SVP of Operations.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and TRAINING 

    • Doctorate in veterinary medicine required from an accredited Veterinary School.
    • Licensed in the state of Florida.
    • Must have DEA distribution license. 
    • Work experience in developing, managing and motivating a team.
    • Demonstrated expertise in wellness clinics or private practice.
    • Recent proven medical and surgical experience.
    • Must be computer literate and experience with Windows based software and Chameleon/CMS© or an equivalent integrated software case management system.
    • USDA Accreditation 
    • Liability Insurance

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    ABILITIES

    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals.  
    • Ability to perform mathematical functions including the ability to understand and use units of measurement.
    • Ability to keep accurate and detailed records.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
    • Ability to process complex verbal and written instructions and translate them into a series of logical problem solving steps.
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to fluently speak, write and understand English.
    • Ability to write legible on HSBC forms, reports and documents.
    • Ability to perform surgery duties as required by and in accordance with HSBC policies.
    • Ability to evaluate the health and well-being of animals and environmental conditions for various domesticated animal species.
    • Ability to accurately and legible record observations and information. 
    • Ability to maintain an inventory of surgical supplies in an organized manner.
    • Ability to adhere to disease management and safety protocols.
    • Ability to recognize infectious disease.
    • Ability to operate a desktop PC, 10 key calculator and related peripheral computer equipment. 
    • Ability to answer all questions effectively and in a pleasant manner. 
    • Ability to motivate a team and to use sound judgment when providing guidance to staff and volunteers.
    • Ability to interact productively with individuals at all levels within the organization.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and volunteers of diverse background and cultures regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability or political affiliation.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with the public and to a variety of audiences.
    • Ability to deal with confrontational situations and act professionally in dealing with the public and staff.
    • Ability to work in a team oriented environment that is frequently changing environment.
    • Ability to work under stress during company crisis or disaster situations.
    • Ability to provide and support the HSBC vision and direction.
    • Ability to work varied hours/days, including nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed. 

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS  

    • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time.
    • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee must be able to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear for extended period.
    • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
    • The employee must be able to utilize phone system, 10-key calculator, copier, scanner, desktop PC and related peripheral computer equipment.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this Job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. 
    • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee will be required to handle, restrain, lift and have contact with companion animals.  
    • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to and comes in close contact with domestic animals; therefore, the employee cannot be allergic to these animals.
    • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee must be able to bend and use legs, arm and back muscles without discomfort.
    • The employee is required to adhere to company personal appearance policy and wear supplied uniform shirts/jackets when required. 
    • The employee may be required to work extended hours during an animal transport, company-defined crisis or disaster situation. 

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to domesticated animals and susceptible to being bitten or scratched. 
    • Clerical aspects of job are performed in wellness clinical setting; however, at the main facility the employee may also work in kennels, cat areas, examination, training areas, and throughout the shelter and will have some exposure to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) while in the kennel areas.  
    • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee works closely with the medical team in a clinical and surgical environment.
    • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee frequently positions self to handle animals of all sizes in a variety of areas and positions (low cages, high cages, on tables, on the floor, in vehicles, etc.).
    • The noise level in the work environment varies from moderate to high levels.

     Note: Management has the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this Job at any time. Critical features of this Job are described under various headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  The above statements are strictly intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position. This job description does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

    To apply, please contact Gretel Gaid: ggaid@hsbroward.com

  • 23 Oct 2020 2:42 PM | Anonymous member


    The Humane Society of Broward County is searching for a full-time veterinarian to work in our wellness clinic.  Our clinic is currently a limited-service vaccine clinic but we are transitioning to a full-service wellness clinic.  We are looking for an upbeat, outgoing personality with great communication skills who wants to provide lower-cost services to a community in need.  Initially, the clinic will increase current services to provide essential wellness, but eventually, our clinic would like to perform dental cleanings and low-cost spay/neuter.  The clinic currently operates Monday through Friday. HSBC provides benefits, including health insurance, vision, dental, 401k, and paid-time-off. 


    Humane Society of Broward County

    Staff Veterinarian for Wellness Clinic Job Description

    Job Title:              Staff Veterinarian – Wellness Clinic

    Reports to:           SVP of Operations

    JOB SUMMARY

    • Performs wellness examination, dental cleanings and low-cost spay neuter. Diagnose medical conditions such as ear infections, skin infections and other similar conditions.

    If you're interested, please send a copy of your CV to HR: ggaid@hsbroward.com. Please use the SUBJECT: Application for Staff Veterinarian.


  • 28 Sep 2020 7:54 AM | FAAWO (Administrator)

    Are you ready to directly impact the lifesaving of thousands of animals, work with a mission-driven team in a state-of-the-art facility, and know you’re making a difference every day?  Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is hiring for our Director of Shelter Medical Services position.  We’re looking for a highly skilled, licensed DVM with strong organizational and leadership skills, and demonstrated experience in a shelter medicine environment.

    The Director of Shelter Medical Services is responsible for working alongside the Chief Operating Officer in providing guidance and leadership to department staff and veterinarians as well as assuring regulatory compliance relating to the practice of veterinary medicine within the shelter. The Director of Shelter Medical Services will act as lead shelter veterinarian and provide direct oversight to shelter medical operations and staffing. At the direction of the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Shelter Medical Services may also provide oversight to all other aspects of the Medical Services department, including Wellness Clinic and Surgery and may act as a proxy to provide decision-making across the Medical Services department in conjunction with or in the absence of the Director of Veterinary Center Services.

    FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

    Are you ready to join Team Peggy?  We look forward to learning more about your skills and experience!

    SUBMIT AN APPLICATION Resume and cover letter are required.

    Job Position Requirements:

    • Must have Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited university.
    • Minimum of five (5) years hospital or shelter supervisory experience.
    • Ability to lead and direct professional veterinary staff.
    • Supports the Animal Rescue League’s mission, policies, and practices.
    • Currently Licensed by Florida Department of Professional Regulations to practice Veterinary Medicine and Surgery.
    • Minimum of three (3) years shelter medicine and epidemiology.
    • Minimum of (3) years High Quality High Volume Spay/Neuter experience required.
    • Currently USDA accredited veterinarian.
    • Current DEA license.
    • Ability to work independently and effectively with managers, directors, staff, and volunteers to accomplish daily tasks as well as strategic plans and contribute effectively as part of a team.
    • Affection for animals, concern for their welfare, and an ability to handle the physical and emotional aspect of work in an animal shelter environment, including euthanasia.
    • Working knowledge of Chameleon shelter database preferred.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
    • Bilingual preferred.
    • Willing to stay at the shelter during a hurricane or other disaster.
    • Willing to work weekends.

    Application Contact Information:

    Lawrence Nicolas, Chief Operating Officer

    (561) 472-8851 – phone

    SEND EMAIL


  • 28 Sep 2020 7:46 AM | FAAWO (Administrator)

    Are you ready to directly impact the lifesaving of thousands of animals, work with a mission-driven team in a state-of-the-art facility, and know you’re making a difference every day?  Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is hiring for our Center for Veterinary Care Practice Manager position.  We’re looking for an individual with proven experience in veterinary practice management and veterinary surgery, preferably in a shelter setting; as well as strong organizational and leadership skills, who is eager to lead a team in a fast-paced environment.

    The Center for Veterinary Care Practice Manager oversees all operations of the Veterinary Center, including programs, staffing, and volunteers working within the department. This department provides services to the public including but not limited to high quality, high volume spay and neuter, trap-neuter-vaccinate return for community cats, wellness clinic services, and end of life services. This position is responsible for achieving League goals and meeting financial responsibilities.

    FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

    Are you ready to join Team Peggy?  We look forward to learning more about your skills and experience!

    SUBMIT AN APPLICATION  Resume and cover letter are required.

    Job Position Requirements:

    • Must have a minimum of 3 years as a practice manager or similar experience, overseeing ten or more employees.
    • Must have 3-5 years in veterinary reception or similar experience.
    • Must have at least 3 years of veterinary surgical experience.
    • Familiarity with American Animal Hospital Association guidelines.
    • Must have the ability to navigate challenging client service issues tactfully, while representing Peggy Adams.
    • Must possess a robust understanding of medical and veterinary language and verbiage, and an ability to communicate this language to individuals who do not.
    • Ability to work independently and effectively with managers, staff, and volunteers to accomplish daily tasks as well as strategic plans and contribute effectively as part of a team.
    • Affection for animals, concern for their welfare, and an ability to handle the physical and emotional aspect of work in an animal shelter environment, including euthanasia.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Must have working knowledge of animal shelter operations and best practices.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
    • Working knowledge of Chameleon shelter database preferred.
    • Bilingual preferred.
    • Willing to stay at the shelter during a hurricane or other disaster.
    • Must possess a willingness to work evening and weekend hours as needed.
    • Must have knowledge of animal care, sheltering, and behavior.
    • Must possess a high-level ability to multi-task, organize and perform detailed tasks efficiently and with accuracy.
    • Must be able to present cohesive and detailed reports both orally and/or written to Management Team.
    • Must provide Director of Medical Services with daily, weekly, and monthly updates.

    Application Contact Information:

    Dr. Beth Keser, Director of Medical Services

    (561) 472-8577 – phone

    SEND EMAIL



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