Objective: Perform high-quality, high volume spay/neuter surgeries, vaccine clinic and related veterinarian services for client-owned animals using our clinic.
Perform high volume spay/neuter surgeries to help control pet overpopulation.
Perform pediatric spay/neuter on owned pets and possible shelter/rescue pets.
Performs castration/OHEs on owned pets and rescue/shelter pets for our public clinic.
Performs castration/OHEs on outdoor and community cats.
Oversees pre and post- operative care of animals.
Performs additional surgical procedures on an as needed basis, including but not limited to: lumpectomy removal, hernia repair, dental and tooth extractions. Limited orthopedic and ocular procedures.
Performs veterinary health care functions including examinations and treatment of public client animals. Oversees vaccine clinic and is present through vaccine clinic hours.
Provides wellness care for client animals including but not limited to, disease prevention programs, routine health care, vaccines, testing and treatments.
Remains up-to-date on professional advances on animal health protocols, surgical procedures and companion animal health issues.
Responsible for proper protocol adherence on medication and drug usage to ensure animals are cared for when absent and/or by technicians. Follows professional standards and guidelines.
Humane treatment of animals
Is able to accept and explain the concepts of prepubescent sterilization, prerelease sterilization of adopted animals and humane euthanasia.
Must recognize or be willing to gain working knowledge of normal and abnormal health and behavioral conditions of the patients, pre and post-surgery.
Knowledge of the diseases and disorders of animals, spay and neuter and related procedures, and animal handling and restraint.
Must have familiarity with medical terminology and medical knowledge.
Must have knowledge of the mathematics for the conversion and dosing of medications and injectable medications.
Knowledge of disinfecting procedures; antisepsis and asepsis
Adhere to all organizational policies, procedures and safety standards.
Maintain an appropriate appearance and the ability to tactfully and effectively work with the public.
Maintain a positive and respectful attitude.
Provide and record accurate medical records and information.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and the ability to prioritize the workload.
Effective communication skills.
Problem solving skills.
High quality customer service skills.
Ability to learn quickly and efficiently.
Consistently report to work on time and prepared.
Degree in veterinary medicine from an accepted school is required.
Licensed to practice in the state of New Jersey.
Current professional malpractice liability insurance.
Provide proof of HBPAC being named as additional unless insurance is accepted anywhere.
About Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center, Inc
Homeward Bound is the leading animal welfare agency in the region with the highest intake and the highest save rate, achieving a 90% save rate in 2018. Our animal welfare and community service programs are supported by contributions, grants and bequests for program continuation and operational expansion.
Homeward Bound cares for any animal regardless of the reason which may include a pet surrendered by their owners due to medical issues or financial limitations, a stray animal that has been abandoned as well as any animal that has suffered extreme neglect from starvation and medical treatment. Every day we provide quality medical care and housing for our animals as we strive to find them new loving homes or reunite lost pets with their owners.