We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced veterinarian who wants to make a difference in the lives of our clients and their animal companions.Our ideal candidate is a veterinarian with proven medical and surgical skills; experience with dental procedures is a must. Must have a commitment to teamwork; a positive and engaged approach to problem-solving; highly skilled at compassionate communication with our clients and staff; and the desire to learn and grow their professional skills.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must be able to handle a wide variety of animals effectively and in a humane manner. Effectively communicates the policies and beliefs of the Animal Rescue League. Deals with a variety of animal species in a multitude of the environmental circumstances;
The work week will consist of 4 days per week, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday for a total of 40 hours. Must be able to utilize time management effectively;
Effectively communicate with clients about case management, diagnosis, prognosis, advice and follow-up;
Keep thorough, comprehensive and detailed medical records in compliance with all laws/regulations and collaborate with administrative staff to ensure proper collection of data;
Assist in the development of the paraprofessional team to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care and exceptional client service;
Positively represent ARL in the professional community and to the general public;
Keeps aware of new products and pharmaceuticals. Maintains strict control of all drugs. Completes electronic records efficiently;
Keeps current in the veterinary field (reads journals and attends seminars);
Must maintain a good attendance record.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree or equivalent, required;
Current Massachusetts Veterinary License in good standing, required;
Must have background in small animal medicine and surgery; experience with small animal dental procedures and radiographs is a must;
Must be of good moral character and must have an even disposition and emotional control and be able to deal effectively and politely with all types of people from all types of backgrounds and experience and in all types of difficult situations.This person must have definite abilities to evaluate problems accurately and display well, sound judgment when working without supervision and under emotional stress. These are extremely important and critical qualifications;
A high level of professionalism and strong interpersonal skills are required
The Animal Rescue League of Boston is an unwavering champion for animals in need, committed to keeping them safe and healthy in habitats and homes.
Founded in 1899, the Animal Rescue League is a private non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing domesticated animals and wildlife from suffering, cruelty, abandonment, and neglect. As a humane society, we provide animal sheltering and adoption... services to include behavioral and medical rehabilitation, veterinary including mobile spay/neuter services, emergency rescue services, and humane law enforcement throughout Massachusetts.