Featured Job: Veterinarian
Ideal Candidate Profile
Skills: Ability to perform high volume spay/neuter surgery; ability to perform other surgeries including but not limited to cystotomy, mass removal, entropion repair, cherry eye repair, enucleation, amputation, FHO; ability to perform and remain calm under stressful conditions; ability to prioritize, multitask, and triage; ability to work well with others.
Knowledge: Infectious disease; shelter medicine; aseptic technique; standards of care in veterinary medicine; high volume surgery techniques.
Experience: Two years of practicing as a veterinarian, or DVM degree with a certificate in shelter medicine or extensive course work or continuing education in shelter medicine.
Interested in working in a progressive county shelter with great staff and state-of-the-art equipment in sunny Tampa, Florida? The Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center is a high volume, open admission county shelter with an 85 - 90% live release rate. We are looking for a Veterinarian to work with three other veterinarians and 15 veterinary technicians. The Veterinarians report to the Veterinary Medical Director and are responsible for the care of sick or injured animals brought in to the shelter. The veterinarian examines sick and injured animals and develops treatment plans; oversees the euthanasia of sick and injured animals if necessary; performs surgery; examines, treats and oversees the health of investigation animals; produces written reports, and testifies in court as to documented instances of neglect and/or cruelty. Additional responsibilities include vaccination for rabies or microchipping animals as necessary, providing internal and external customer service, employee training, and educating the public on responsible pet care. The position frequently includes working weekends, evenings, holidays, and split schedules based on division needs.
Salary: $71,822.40 - $114,899.20/year