Job Posting 65376

Associate Veterinarian
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA)
Thompson & Okanagan, Kamloops, BC
closes in 11 days (Sat, 31 Oct)
full time  •  Salaried position

We are seeking a full-time veterinarian to join our team to increase the number of animals helped in the community. In this position you will use your surgical and medical knowledge, as well as a high level of empathy and humility to positively impact the lives of people and animals in British Columbia.

 

The BC SPCA Spay-Neuter Clinic in Kamloops plays a critical role in saving lives by providing subsidized, high-volume spay/neuter services for dogs, cats, and occasionally rabbits. We work with our shelter network and external community partners to reduce stray populations by assuring sterilization and basic preventative care is available to owned and unowned animals. In addition to the core focus of spay/neuter, we also devote a portion of medical and surgical time to sick and injured animals in our own BC SPCA Kamloops shelter. With two operating spaces and separate area for dentistry (digital x-ray included), there is also the opportunity to take on other surgeries beyond spays and neuters for shelter animals.

 

As a member of the BC SPCA team, your passion for medicine as well as your compassion for animals and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.  Among the reasons to consider joining us are:

  • Leaders in animal welfare and humane veterinary practices, with fear-free training and certification provided for all staff
  • A key component to the success of our mission, we are a team of passionate and dedicated individuals working together to improve the lives of animals in B.C.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn
  • Competitive salary and extended benefits including medical coverage, annual licensing fees, VIN subscription, and continuing education

Position Details:

  • Full-time position, Monday-Friday
  • Opportunity for a recent graduate, depending on experience
  • Salary based on experience
Required knowledge, skills & abilities to succeed in this position:
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM, VMD) or equivalent as deemed acceptable by employer
  • License to practice medicine in British Columbia or ability to attain license by starting date
  • Proficient knowledge of veterinary anatomy, spay/neuter surgery, and anesthesia required. Advanced surgical knowledge an asset but not required
  • Proficient knowledge of preventative medicine (vaccine, parasite control) as well as the information & techniques needed to diagnose and treat common medical conditions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to relay complex concepts to a diverse audience
  • Ability to work in a fast- paced environment independently or in a team
  • Attention to detail and the flexibility to work with changing priorities under pressure
  • Must possess strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Philosophical harmony with the vision, mission, and strategic directions of the BC SPCA

 

How to apply:

If you would like to have a career in a rewarding and exciting organization and you are legally entitled to work in Canada, we would like to hear from you. Click on the link to apply:   http://spca.bc.ca/about-us/careers/

 

We welcome diversity, value differences, and foster inclusion in our employment practices.  We invite applications from all qualified individuals who are philosophically aligned with our mission and guiding principles.

 

No telephone calls please.  We thank you for your interest in the BC SPCA, however; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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