Throughout our history, the Connecticut Humane Society has remained at the forefront of the animal welfare industry, enriching the lives of the citizens and animals of our great state. With the powerful human-animal bond at the heart of our work, our organization, envisioned by our founder, Ms. Gertrude O. Lewis, continues to evolve and expand to serve the needs of our society and to plan for the future.
The Connecticut Humane Society is looking for a dynamic Medical Director to work with our Director of Operations on oversight of the organization's medical program. We are looking for a senior veterinarian with experience in shelter medicine, herd health management, and clinic oversight as well as prior experience with high volume spay/neuter. This position would be responsible for the daily oversight of the public veterinary clinic and shelter medical components working to enforce current and create new policies and standards of care, as well as managing and mentoring the other veterinarians on staff. This position will also be responsible for performing spay/neuter and soft tissue surgeries including but not limited to tumor removal, exploratory, cystotomy or cherry eye removal and or repair, and amputations. Connecticut Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
This full-time position with benefits is ideal for someone with at least five to ten years working in a shelter or clinic setting and has a demonstrated record as a surgeon. Must have at least three years’ supervision of other veterinarians. Licensure as a CT Veterinarian required or ability to obtain CT licensure before starting work. This candidate must also possess strong verbal and written communication skills. We are looking for a client oriented individual who can work well with the public and the other veterinarians.
The Connecticut Humane Society is the leading resource in the state for companion animal welfare, enriching the lives of families and communities through adoption services, medical care, education, and prevention of cruelty.