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The Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association is seeking a full-time, Chief Veterinarian to join our lifesaving team and lead KCHA in providing high quality care in a progressive animal welfare environment.
Our goal is to find a DVM who believes in our mission - to end unwarranted euthanasia in the state of West Virginia. We’re looking for someone who has a passion for the under-dog and a commitment to providing the best possible care to pets in our shelter and the community.
KCHA is an established, small-animal shelter with a goal of growing our abilities. We are proud of the advancements we have made to provide quality care for pets in need, including:
digital radiograph machine
in-house laboratory work
well-trained, dedicated, supportive staff as well as a positive, supportive work culture
a budget that understands growth to accommodate the needs of the animals
The Chief Veterinarian on our team, will have the opportunity to treat animals in a variety of different ways in a high-paced and exciting environment.
Cases include lacerations, skin infections, dental disease, to more traumatic cases such as hit by cars and foreign body obstruction.
Provide high quality medical care to shelter animals
Surgical needs of animals including spay/neuter, leg amputations, eye enucleations, etc.
Health assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of various medical conditions
In Addition to the traditional duties of a veterinarian, the Chief Veterinarian:
Implements medical protocols and standard operation procedures
Oversees the medical work of veterinarians and supporting veterinary staff
Processes cruelty cases and presents cases in court
$100,000 Bonus with 5-year employment agreement
$5000 relocation package
Paid time off
Insurance – health, dental, vision, life
Family-friendly work culture
Qualifying federal employer for loan forgiveness program
KCHA is the largest and most lifesaving animal shelter in the state of West Virginia. Located in Charleston, West Virginia, KCHA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that contracts with county and municipal partners to provide animal law enforcement and sheltering services. In addition to animal sheltering and adoption, KCHA operates a low-cost spay/neuter and wellness clinic, Fix Charleston. The first of its kind in West Virginia, KCHA is recognized nationally for its commitment to animal welfare. KCHA serves 15,000 pets annually and relies on generous supporters for 85% of its funding.