Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP) is proud to announce that we will be opening our own wellness clinic & expanding our shelter surgery clinic this winter and will be providing many new opportunities. Currently, we are looking for a veterinarian to work 3-4 days in our surgical suite, evaluating sick shelter patients, & assisting in our new Wellness Clinic.
Essential Primary Duties :
Perform approximately 25-30 surgeries per day, including pediatric spay/neuter, in heat, pregnant, cryptorchid and other occasional surgeries such as limb amputation, cherry eye tuck, enucleation, etc.
Work with Foster Care Team for daily medical rounds to assess the health of all shelter animals, provide basic health exams, diagnosis and treatment as necessary.
Comfort and ability to work with animals of unknown disposition and those who may exhibit medical and other problems, as well as aggressive tendencies.
Knowledge of or continuing education performed in the field of shelter medicine, high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter and high-volume, low-cost veterinary medicine.
Ability to problem solve and work with minimal supervision.
Apply shelter medicine protocols to maintain or improve herd health
Three to five years experience with canine and feline medicine.
Experience or additional education in shelter medicine preferred.
Veterinary licensure in the State of Texas & qualified and eligible to obtain DEA license.
Some experience with pocket pets a plus.
Familiarity with Petpoint and/or Avimark.
Working Relationships :
Works closely with the Foster Care Program Manager as well as the Clinic Manager, Lead Surgery Technician & medical staff. Some contact with the Director of Operations/Chief Operating Officer, the shelter managers & senior staff.
From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm including every other Sunday. Also, there is the opportunity to work the Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic on Saturdays for additional pay. Soon we will be opening a full-time wellness clinic.
Citizens for Animal Protection is a Houston area private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides shelter, adoption, foster care, rescue and other valuable services. CAP also provides humane education and community outreach programs to encourage love and respect for animals.