Provides wellness exams and treatment to owned animals through our affordable community based outpatient clinics in Delaware and Pennsylvania, and oversee the care of the animals in our shelter.
Provides lead direction to staff responsible for following prescribed treatment and maintaining treatment records for animals brought to the shelter; ensures that the highest level of service and care are provided and that changes in animals' conditions are recorded.
Assists in the development and implementation of goals, policies, and procedures for the organization; recommends changes in procedures as needed.
Provides preventative treatments for infections, disease prevention and control, general health, parasite diagnosis and treatment, behavioral evaluations and modification, dietary evaluations, and grooming (healthy coat maintenance.)
Examines animals, evaluates animals' health and performs veterinary medical and surgical procedures including vaccinations, prescribing and administering of medications, anti-parasite treatments, tests and lab work for infection, and spay and neuter surgery.
Performs in-house inspections with shelter staff.
Performs all necessary euthanasia according to established protocol.
Establishes and maintains medical record and drug use logs to standards of veterinary and sheltering practices; ensures that records are in order and complete.
Ensures that all state and federal laws, state regulations, accepted standards, and SAWA policies and procedures regarding clinic operations, the practice of veterinary medicine, drug control, and animal care and handling are adhered to.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of shelter animal health protocols, surgical procedures and companion animal health issues.
Builds effective relationships through positive interaction and communication with the community, volunteers and staff.
Exemplifies BVSPCA core values & cultivates a compassionate work environment.
5 day work week with no emergencies
We pay CE expenses, AVMA, malpractice & VIN membership
Two weeks vacation per year
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Duties will include:
Overseeing care of patients you hospitalize
Able to obtain Delaware Veterinary License
Previous veterinarian experience is preferred
About Brandywine Valley SPCA
OUR HISTORY & PURPOSE - Founded in 1929, the Brandywine Valley SPCA exists to end animal suffering and to involve the entire community in the welfare and well-being of animals.
OUR MISSION & VISION - Our mission is to put the “human” back in humane animal treatment and advocate on their behalf. Our vision is to be the recognized leader in animal welfare that empowers communities to treat life with respect and dignity.