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Company: Humane Society of the Piedmont
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Humane Society of the Piedmont is seeking a full-time or part-time wellness veterinarian. Candidate should be comfortable performing pre-operative and wellness exams and basic sick care, e.g. simple ear infections and dental cleanings. Essential Job Functions Provide quality preventative medicine to the community Educate clients about the value of preventative care such as heartworm and flea prevention, while providing excellent customer service and care to clients Vaccinate pets against rabies and other disease, implant microchips and perform other veterinary medical procedures Work and communicate with other veterinarians and technicians to provide the best medical care Examine animals preoperatively to determine their ability to undergo anesthesia and surgery Supervise post-operative rechecks and order of medical treatments as necessary to ensure complete surgical recovery Access individual patient issues, and provide appropriate solutions Creatively problem solve on a daily basis Make reasonable and sensible medical decisions Follow and support all organizational and medical protocols Communicate effectively with the Medical Director to keep management apprised of all out of the ordinary situations Communicate any issues concerning staff, patients, training programs to the Medical Director, Executive Director, or Clinic Manager Provide input and communicate any issues regarding the clinic's disease control protocols, surgical protocols, or other medical issues with the Medical Director or Clinic Manager as appropriate Behave in a manner that upholds both personal and professional standards, as an ambassador of PPSNC/HSP, at all times, while observing our team values Be a leader among staff, displaying a positive attitude and acting as a motivating force for all staff members All other duties as assigned Wellness Techniques & Skills Prescribe necessary medications Administer vaccines to prevent common diseases Communicate with animal owners to answer questions and educate them on preventive care Educate the public about zoonotic disease Collaborate with veterinary assistants and other staff to provide top-notch care to clients and patients Advise animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, general care, medical conditions, or treatment options Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Must be a licensed Veterinarian in the state of North Carolina Must maintain all current and correct licensure Physical Requirements Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly and have a good range of motion, including a reasonable degree of agility to move through tightly cramped areas in various situations Must be able to see fine detail in a variety of situations Must have acceptable sense of touch, smell, hearing and vision Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures Must be able to work and reach on hands and knees Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination and balance Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers Emotional/Mental Requirements Must be able to work efficiently and effectively under stressful conditions Must be able to respond quickly to a variety of medical situations (with training) Must be able to cope with death either due to surgical complications or euthanasia Ability to rapidly and accurately process information Ability to delegate tasks and make decisions Ability to recognize a need for assistance and ask for help Ability to manage and handle frustrating situations and remain calm Work Environment The offices and operations of a high volume spay/neuter clinic can very busy at times. This position is scheduled for 5 days/week, usually Tuesday through Friday with a half day on Saturday (8am-12pm). Our clinic is a high volume, low cost, spay and neuter clinic that also offers affordable prophylactic wellness to our community. Our team is made up of individuals who share one passion: helping animals. We are all proud of the impact we have on animal population control. The difference we make is felt in shelters, rescues, and private homes throughout all of the Piedmont. Values and Behaviors These values and behaviors guide our actions and interactions to support and fulfill our mission and vision for The Humane Society of the Piedmont Thorough, Honest and Just Communication We employ thorough, honest and just communication with each other and the public We listen to everyone even if they are not an expert We cultivate effective communication We cultivate good collaboration with our clients, partners and each other We prioritize work dialogue Integrity and Accountability We hold ourselves and our team members accountable We know what our responsibilities are and honor our commitments We share knowledge and resources to help us learn and grow We give attention to detail Compassion and Patience We express compassion and patience for all We accept that we can only control the controllable Respecting and Caring We respect and care about our work, clients, animals each other, and ourselves We assess all situations with an open mind We encourage and mentor each other We value other's thoughts and opinions Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Humane Society of the Piedmont, Greensboro , Veterinarian, Healthcare , Greensboro, North Carolina

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