CLINIC VETERINARIAN – KANSAS HUMANE SOCIETY- Wichita

    Web ID: TSGW6228
    State:
    Compensation: To $100,000 + $10,000 signing bonus
    Education: 4 Year Degree Bachelors
    Benefits: Health Insurance
Summary:

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Job Description:

As a Clinic Veterinarian for the Kansas Human Society (KHS):

Perform quality surgeries, physical examinations, and diagnose and treat shelter animals. Collaborate with other clinic veterinarians to develop methods to improve the well-being of shelter pets and increase the Live Release Rate. Assist the Lead Veterinarian in oversight and support of the clinic team by orienting and training clinic staff and volunteers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Animal Care: Promote the humane care and treatment of animals. Perform quality exams. Diagnose and treat shelter animals. Provide prognosis for conditions and develop treatment plans. Must be passionate about the mission of the Kansas Humane Society and understand shelter medicine, population health, and shelter flow. Adhere to the highest ethical standards of veterinary care, and adhere to state and federal laws governing the practice of veterinary medicine. Perform efficient quality surgeries. Care for feral cats. Accurately complete forms and records so that communication within and between departments is clear. Provide appropriate environment (physical and emotional) during owner present euthanasia. Encourage continuous improvement throughout the shelter to increase the quality of medical and surgical care provided to KHS pets.

Staff and Volunteer Management: Assist the Lead Veterinarian in the development of annual goals that include plans for training and development of staff. Assist the Lead Veterinarian with the day to day direction of staff and volunteers, as appropriate, as a senior member of the team.

Resource Management: Assist the Lead Veterinarian to utilize resources effectively (people, money, and supplies). Participate in the budget process to ensure appropriate equipment is available to staff and maintained. Assist the Lead Veterinarian in setting both short-term and long-term goals to assure the continued growth and improvement of the department.

Customer Service: Provides and models timely, polite, and respectful internal and external customer service regardless of the circumstances. Must remain calm, flexible, and willing to see other perspectives. Maintains strict confidentiality of client, patient, and donor information. Provides recognition and support to both staff and volunteers for their individual contributions to our agency.

Clerical: Willing to train and utilize PetPoint for entering examination findings, test results and vaccination history. PetPoint will also be used for scheduling appointments.

Training: Participates in staff training and development opportunities as requested. Participates in special events, projects, and cross training programs as needed.

Job Requirements:

• Current Kansas Veterinary License
• Veterinary medical knowledge is a must. Shelter medicine is preferred.
• A respect for the human/animal bond is a must.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• May also walk, sit, or stand for long periods of time.


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