We at Humane Indiana are fully committed and dedicated to the protection of pets, preservation of wildlife and nurturing the health and well-being of animals. Helping our animal friends throughout Northwest Indiana and Chicago land for over 40 years.
Responsibilities and Duties
Humane Indiana is seeking a veterinarian to join our growing shelter. Responsibilities would include performing surgeries on shelter animals, performing preventative health and wellness programs, ensuring all staff members are adhering to proper perioperative care of patients, medical protocol and daily record keeping.
Essential Job Functions
Examine animals pre op to determine their ability to undergo surgery
Perform surgical sterilizations
Supervise post-op rechecks, and oversee order of medical treatments as necessary to ensure complete surgical recovery
Perform wellness services and provide recommendations for follow up and preventative care
Supervise cleaning program for preventative of infectious/zoonotic disease
Continue research and maintenance of safe and efficacious medical protocol regarding anesthesia and surgery
Supervise handling and recording of controlled substances by veterinary technicians
Actively promote spay and neuter, and educate clients on responsible animal ownership
Actively support associate staff and volunteers, and promote the development of skills related to the advancement of our goals and mission
Supervise veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants and veterinary interns
Represent HI in a professional and courteous manner at all times
Provide quality service to clients, volunteers and staff recognizing their individual contributions to the success of the organization
Work along side Shelter Director to develop medical programs and community outreach
Qualifications and Skills
A DVM degree from an accredited school of veterinary medicine, a license to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Indiana and DEA license eligibility are required. High quality, high-volume, spay/neuter experience is preferred.
Job Type: Part-Time
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