Humane Society of Broward County is looking for an enthusiastic and compassionate part-time (24hrs/week) shelter veterinarian to join our team.
We also have per-diem opportunities available.
HSBC is a 33,000 square foot open admissions shelter that provides homes to over 7,000 animals annually. HSBC is identified on the national level as a “Leader in Animal Welfare”.
We are searching for a veterinarian who wants to make a difference in the lives of shelter animals. Our staff veterinarians perform a variety of duties, including routine and special surgeries, medical care of shelter animals, heartworm treatments, and participating in our vaccine clinic.
Our part-time employees receive benefits such as PTO, holiday pay, participation in 401K plan (if age and service requirements are met) and others.
Job Summary: Performs surgeries and heartworm treatments. Helps maintain and manage vaccine clinic procedures and protocols. Provide high quality care to shelter animals, including treatment of various medical conditions.
Job Type: This is a part-time, 24hrs/week, onsite position.
Consults with patrons and veterinarians regarding animals at/or from HSBC as needed.
Performs surgical procedures or vaccine clinic duties as scheduled at HSBC
Examines outpatients as needed in accordance with HSBC policy.
Performs necropsy services as needed.
Assists Clinic staff with any questions or concerns pertaining to the checking process.
Performs treatments and follow-up of Heartworm positive dogs.
Communicates with Clinic Manager any problems or concerns.
Follows and upholds HSBC policies and procedures.
Assists with the Foster and Public Foster Programs.
Examines fosters and Adoption Ambassador Program animals as needed.
Performs upkeep and organization of surgery paperwork, updating medical records, supplies and drugs.
Adheres to HSBC’s disease management and safety precautions on an ongoing basis.
Interacts as needed with local vets regarding adopted pets.
Work with the Admissions Department on Surrender Prevention cases.
Facilitates and coordinates specialty surgeries when needed.
Any other duties that are assigned as needed
Assures that Per-Diem Veterinarians and volunteers are complying with operational personnel policies.
Supervises and teaches veterinary students and Veterinarians.
Provides leadership to resolve disputes and mediates complaints at the lowest possible level.
Assists Medical Director, Clinic Assistant Manager, Clinic Manager and/or SVP of Operations in other departmental functions and projects.
Work in conjunction with Senior Staff Veterinarians, Clinic Manager, Asst Clinic Manager and SVP of Operations on all issues and projects as they arise.
Performs euthanasia as needed in accordance with HSBC policy.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Medical Director and/or SVP of Operations
Benefits for PT employees:
Paid Time Off (PTO): sick days, personal days, vacation time and floating holidays.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
HSBC Employee Perks (free or discounted shelter services and programs)
Employee Discount Program
Free Legal Benefits
401K Retirement Plan with employer match (after 1 year of employment)
In a continued effort to ensure the safety of our employees, volunteers, and community members, all Humane Society of Broward County employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. New employees will be required to provide proof of their status upon hire or have an approved exemption.
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 shelter operations, disease control and animal behavior.
Humane Society of Broward County (HSBC) is a non-profit animal shelter in South FL that was found in 1944. We are a 33,000 square foot open admissions shelter that provides homes to over 7,000 animals annually. HSBC is identified on the national level as a “Leader in Animal Welfare”. We offer full-time veterinarian services for shelter animals as well as community services such as low-cost vaccine clinic.