Veterinarian – Public Wellness Clinic & Shelter Population
The Alachua County Humane Society is seeking a full time or part time Veterinarian for our public Wellness Clinic and shelter. The purpose of this position is to provide services to our low cost public Wellness Clinic and to support our shelter population. This position reports to the Medical Director and the Executive Director.
ACHS is a non-profit 501(c)(3), limited intake, “no kill” shelter dedicated to the overall success of our community and greater North Central Florida region. Our overall mission is to end unnecessary euthanasia, not only through adoptions, but by offering a wide variety of services, including, but not limited to, low cost veterinary care, spay/neuter, and shelter diversion. Our team is passionate about our goals and we are looking for a part time or full time veterinarian to join our endeavor.
Provide quality medical care to both public and shelter patients.
Work with clients to provide a service that is tailored to their needs and the needs of their pets to attain the best possible outcome.
Foster the growth and wellbeing of our clinic program.
Strong communication skills to enhance client, employee, and foster education.
Give clear direction and oversight to technicians, veterinary assistants and volunteers.
Consider the bigger picture and work independently and as a team (with staff and volunteers) to accomplish the greater good for the organization and the community.
Ability to thrive in a fast paced and demanding, but rewarding work environment where self-direction is key to success.
Positive, flexible attitude.
Supervise cleaning program for prevention of infectious/zoonotic disease.
Assist in shelter management as it pertains to veterinary medicine.
Recognize the individual contributions of volunteers, staff, and rescue partners to the success of our organization.
Maintain familiarity with current research and practices for veterinary care to support community animal welfare.
Surgical opportunity available, if desired.
Other duties as assigned by Medical or Executive Directors.
License in good standing in the State of Florida.
Professional liability insurance.
Shelter experience preferred, but not required
About Alachua County Humane Society
Alachua County Humane Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping pets in Alachua County for more than 40 years. We strive to act as advocates for pets and pet owners through the rehabilitation and adoption of pets, humane education and outreach and low cost spay/neuter and veterinary care for our community’s companion animals.