•Flexible spending account
•Paid time off
DVM or equivalent
At Española Humane, we're rewriting the narrative for city animal shelters. Our commitment to progressive community programs, free spay/neuter services, and unwavering dedication to saving the lives of shelter pets has garnered us a reputation as a trailblazer in the field.
We are searching for a veterinarian to join our dedicated team, where you'll work alongside a compassionate group of shelter professionals who welcome over 4,000 homeless animals every year. Reporting to the Director of Medicine, you will be vital in providing medical care for shelter pets and delivering essential wellness clinic services.
Responsible for medical exams, care, monitoring, and well-being of shelter animals.
Administer wellness services to improve the overall health and quality of life for pets in our community.
Develop and manage preventative shelter medicine protocols.
Updates training, diagnostic, and treatment protocols for animal health.
Occasionally perform spay/neuter and other procedures alongside our surgeons and veterinary technicians.
Works with the Shelter Director to ensure adequate inventory of supplies, medications, and all drugs, including DEA-regulated substances.
Assists with euthanasia training and certification in conjunction with the Shelter Director
Maintains electronic medical records for shelter animals.
Collaborates with shelter staff on animal medical needs.
Actively participates as a member of the leadership team.
Currently licensed in New Mexico and qualified to obtain DEA licensure.
At least three years of experience with shelter medicine, epidemiology, and disease recognition in a shelter setting.
Supervisory experience is helpful.
Able to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks at a time.
Strong interpersonal skills, allowing you to effectively work with staff, volunteers, and clients from diverse backgrounds.
Passionate about our mission and enthusiastic about positively impacting both people and pets.
We look forward to welcoming a passionate Veterinarian to our mission-driven team!
At Española Humane, our goal is to keep pets and people together while fostering a thriving and compassionate community for all. For over three decades, we have remained dedicated to providing free spay/neuter services – more than 6,500 free surgeries every year - administering vital vaccines and showering each furry friend with boundless love. Join us in transforming the lives of animals most in need of your care and affection.