Join an enthusiastic team of animal welfare advocates who share your goal of saving animals lives! Prevent A Litter Veterinary Hospital is looking for a compassionate surgeon to offer the highest quality spay/neuter surgeries for cats and dogs of all ages, size and temperaments. This position is part-time with the potential to move to full time if desired. Hours are flexible with competitive salary, full health care benefits, continuing education allowance, and reimbursement for State and DEA licenses.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ability to perform up to 32 surgeries in a day, or show the desire and accuracy to comfortably get to that point within 6 months.
Physical examination of animals, diagnosing and monitoring patients, proper dosage and induction of anesthetic agents according to state law.
Provide additional services as needed such as administering vaccines, drawing blood, implanting microchips, etc.
Perform euthanasia as needed on sick animals, using the most humane, up to date methods set forth by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Safely handle and operate on feral and fractious animals, as well as shelter animals and otherwise unowned animals.
Completion of wellness and surgical procedures in a competent, safe and efficient manner.
Current doctoral degree in Veterinary Medicine.
Up to date DEA registration and Virginia State Veterinary License.
Regularly able to stand for long periods of time, lift and/or move large animals with reasonable accommodation.
Must be able to visually assess the health and well-being of patients.
Must meet or exceed the current standards of spay and neuter practice as set forth by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Have the most up to date knowledge on current protocols and guidelines set forth by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Adhere to the highest ethical standards and provision of veterinary care in a safe, competent, professional and humane manner.
Need more reasons to work for us?
Work shorter days!
No administrative or supervisory responsibilities!
Hands on work with the animals with little client interaction!
About Prevent A Litter Veterinary Hospital
Prevent A Litter is the first spay/neuter clinic in Virginia. Since opening in 1999 we have successfully performed over 100,000 surgeries.
The mission of Prevent A Litter Veterinary Hospital is to eliminate the killing of healthy, otherwise adoptable companion animals simply because they are surplus and cannot be placed in loving homes. PAL plans to accomplish this goal by providing high quality, affordable, and accessible spay/neuter services to the public without regard to income or geography.
Prevent A Litter Veterinary Hospital is a non-profit, fully licensed facility. Our doctors are licensed, skilled professionals who work with a fully trained, experienced medical team dedicated to providing the highest quality care.