Kansas Humane Society
The major function of the Veterinarian is to perform quality surgeries, perform examinations, diagnosis, and treatments for medical conditions of shelter animals. Duties and Responsibilities •Promote the humane care and treatment of animals at all times. •Perform quality examinations, diagnosis and treatments for medical conditions of shelter animals. •Provide prognosis for conditions and recommend treatment plan. •Understand shelter medicine, population health, and shelter flow. •Adhere to the highest ethical standards and provisions of veterinary care in a safe, competent, professional, and humane manner. •Be respectful of coworkers, abide to the “people care” policies, and be a true team player. •Respond to medical and surgical emergencies. •Perform quality surgery efficiently. •Care for feral cats confidently and appropriately. •Be a consistent role model for nosocomial disease prevention. •Complete records (On exam forms and in Pet Point), as necessary for clear, quality communications with clinic staff, other KHS departments, PAL participants, adopters, and with their veterinarians. •Supervise the clinic team involved in spay / neuter surgeries while you are on duty. •Participate in special events and perform other duties as required. •Maintain strict confidentiality on client, patient and donor information. •Comply with and encourage clinic procedures and employee manuals. •Participate in and provide proof and continuing education requirements. •Adhere to applicable state and federal laws governing the practice of veterinary medicine. •Provide caring environment and professional skills (mechanical and counseling) required for a positive owner present euthanasia. •Be capable of functioning well in an often loud, busy, stressful environment. Qualifications •Hold a current Kansas Veterinary License. •A commitment to the human animal bond as well as the humane treatment of both people and animals is a must. •Must prefer and have the ability to cope with physically and emotionally demanding work. •Exercise good judgment and make independent decisions with limited supervision. Working Conditions •Subject to exposure to loud noises, infectious disease, foul odors, and potentially aggressive animals. Contact with deceased animals can occur. •Pyhsical requirements include but are not limited to: standing, walking, lifting (75lbs), carrying (75lbs), pushing (75lbs), pulling (75lbs), climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching overhead, seeing, depth perception, and color vision. •May be required to work in excess of normal work day(s) and work weekends. Scheduled hours may vary based on the needs of the agency. Supervision Supervision is provided by the Kansas Humane Society Medical Director.
Contact Information Jen McGill Staff Recruiter/Trainer 3313 N. Hillside Wichita, KS 67219 316-524-9196 email@example.com http://www.kshumane.org
Closing Date: December 16, 2013
Posted: October 14, 2013