Job Posting 70928

Shelter Veterinarian
Edmonton Humane Society
Edmonton area
Edmonton
closes in 20 days (Sun, 30 May)
part time

Shelter Veterinarian

ABOUT EHS

The Edmonton Humane Society has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We are more than a shelter. We are a safe haven for the thousands of animals that come into our care each year. EHS plays a key role in the Edmonton region by enriching the lives of people and their companion animals not only through our sheltering, but through our programs, services and community engagement.

 

This role is ideal for those seeking work-life balance as you are not on-call, life-saving decisions are made by our veterinarians, and there are no estimates to provide….our wonderful animals are our clients!  This is an amazing opportunity to join a progressive organization with a great medical team to help make a difference in our animals lives.

 

The Role

Reporting to Manager, Animal Health, a Shelter Veterinarian provides support, guidance, and expertise to the shelter in the areas of medicine and surgery. This position will provide exciting opportunities to lead best practices in sheltering for sick or injured animals while maintaining EHS vision of excellence in the advancement of animal welfare.

 

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Elective Surgery - perform elective surgeries with the primary focus on spay/neuter surgeries including pediatrics
  • Surgery - perform dental, soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries
  • Treatment - examine, evaluate, and prescribe treatment or course of action for animals that are not found to be medically or behaviorally sound
  • Documenation – maintain high quality record keeping of all animals requiring special care or attention
  • Continuous Improvement - contribute to medical and surgical protocol; design and improvement

 

Skills and Abilities

As an ideal candidate, you will have an advanced knowledge of companion animals, including exotic species, as well as ability to perform high volume spay/neuter surgeries. You have the ability to work both independently and within a team and demonstrate an ability to work well in stressful situations and adapt accordingly.

 

Education and Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of veterinarian experience
  • Experience in shelter medicine and the ability to perform orthopedic surgery is an asset
  • Strong interest in shelter medicine

Skills and Abilities

As an ideal candidate, you will have advanced knowledge of companion animals, including exotic species, as well as the ability to perform high volume spay/neuter surgeries. You have the ability to work both independently and within a team and demonstrate an ability to work well in stressful situations and adapt accordingly.

 

How to Apply:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an exciting fast paced environment, then we invite you to forward your resume and salary expectations, in confidence, by email to;

 

The Edmonton Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for submitting their resume. However, only those candidates considered for employment will be contacted.

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