The Central Oklahoma Humane Society is searching for three full time staff veterinarians. We are experiencing rapid program growth and positive community support! Two positions focus on the care and treatment of all OK Humane Adoption, Relocation, and Neonate program animals to include maintenance of preventative health programs, infectious disease and medical protocol. The third position will focus on high quality, high volume spay/neuter surgeries performed at our OK Humane Spay + Neuter Clinic.
The internal veterinary hospital is located in Oklahoma City and is staffed with a clinic manager, registered vet techs, receptionist, and kennel staff. Staff veterinarians oversee the medical care of patients in the Adoption, Relocation, and Neonate programs. The clinic is not open to the general public and houses a stocked pharmacy and laboratory equipment.
*Ph.D not required. Minimum requirements are a DVM degree, licensed/accredited to work in Oklahoma and in good standing with required associations.
OK Humane Spay + Neuter Clinic operates a high-quality, high-volume Humane Alliance model clinic. The staff veterinarian will perform 35-40 spay/neuter surgeries daily. Veterinarians are responsible for performing physical exams to determine surgical candidacy and oversees pre- and post-operative care for all patients. Patients include public-owned animals, free-roaming cats, and animals belonging to rescue and shelter groups.
All positions listed are salaried with PTO, paid holidays, and other benefits specific to OK Humane employees. Dues, licensing, CE, and liability insurance fees paid by the company. Staff vets are included in an after-hours emergency phone rotation but typically no overnight, weekend or emergency shifts. USDA accreditation for writing health certificates is required. See the complete descriptions and apply on our website at: www.okhumane.org/careers.
Oversee medical treatment and care of patients.
Supervise veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants and kennel personnel.
Supervise handling and recording of controlled substances.
Assist with the management of the relationships with foster care providers and serve as the final decision maker for medical questions and concerns of fosters, adopters, staff, and veterinary clinics.
Share in responsibility of after-hours foster emergency phone.
Follow and maintain grant reporting requirements.
Maintain complete records for all patients and ensure correct PetPoint data entry.
Oversee the ordering and maintenance of medical inventory.
Supervise cleaning protocols for prevention of infectious/zoonotic disease.
Continue research and maintenance of safe and efficacious medical protocol regarding shelter infectious disease.
Perform medical exams, rechecks, orders of medical treatments as necessary.
Actively support associate staff and volunteers and promote the development of skills related to the advancement of our goals and mission.
Represent the Central Oklahoma Humane Society 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 our organization.
Participate on committees and special projects as assigned.
Maintain and provide proof of a current license to practice veterinary medicine in required states.
Maintain controlled drug licenses and facility licenses as required.
Maintain professional liability insurance at levels sufficient to meet minimum requirements recommended by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Acquire and maintain an active USDA accreditation for writing health certificates.
Participate in and provide proof of continuing education requirements.
Other duties as assigned.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
The Central Oklahoma Humane Society was founded in 2007. We work in close partnership with Oklahoma City Animal Welfare (OKC Animal Shelter) and other local shelters. Our primary focus is to eliminate the needless euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals in Oklahoma City.Our journey begins and ends with love. We love animals and believe that central Oklahoma will see a day when every healthy and a...doptable pet finds a home.Since our beginning in 2007, we have found homes for over 20,000 cats and dogs and fixed more than 88,000 pets.Mission StatementThe Central Oklahoma Humane Society exists to enrich the communities it serves by promoting the well-being of animals.Vision StatementThe Central Oklahoma Humane Society will make the compassionate and respectful treatment of animals a prevalent community value and the well-being of animals a community priority.Central Oklahoma Humane Society’s Core ValuesWe respect animal life and promote the good health of animals.We believe euthanizing healthy, adoptable animals is not acceptable.We believe education is the key to the humane treatment of animals.We believe that the human-animal bond enriches the entire community.We support a better understanding of animals and animal welfare.OK Humane is a 501(c)3 organization that is funded solely by donations, grants, and bequests. It receives no government funding or tax dollars. Our Federal tax ID number is 20-8446621.