Essential Functions of the Position: •Oversee, direct and facilitate the scheduling of all veterinarians, all staff and relief veterinarians within the clinics. •Ensure all shelter, clinic, veterinarians and SPCA of Texas liability is minimized at all times. •Ensure that all current Texas State Statutes local, state and federal legal regulations following American Animal Hospital Association standards. Lead the evaluation process to apply for and receive accreditation with American Animal Hospital Association and Fear Free Certification. •Assist in preparation of annual budgets. •Assist in development of medical services strategy as related to organization strategic and organizational goals framework. •Develop and cultivate working relationships with key individuals at veterinary hospitals, veterinary universities and other animal welfare organizations. •Responsible for controlled substance inventory and record keeping unitizing oD.E. A. license forms in accordance with standards establish by the D. E. A. •Regularly evaluate veterinary staff protocols and procedures to determine need for improvements, revision and or deletions keeping medical services advised of status/changes in surgical activities and possible upgrading of services. •Research new ideas for improving clinic operations and present to VP of Animal Welfare and Medical Services Administrator as needed. •Respond to inquiries or complaints within appropriate SPCA of Texas protocol from clients or outside veterinarians. •Respond to emergency calls from staff requiring authorization for treatment or transfer of animals to emergency medical facility. •Formulate and teach medical related classes for staff, volunteers and other agencies as needed. •Perform all essentials functions of staff veterinarians. •Attend seminars to satisfy continuing education requirement for Texas Veterinary license renewal. •May be called on to testify in cruelty cases •For veterinary related topics, be available to act as a spokesperson for the SPCA of Texas as requested by the SPCA of Texas leadership. •Must be available and on call at all times to respond to emergency situations. •Manage veterinarian job performance by utilizing a collaborative and positive approach. This would include regular performance feedback to the veterinary team. •Implement disciplinary action when needed. •Lead any surgery, wellness or shelter death follow-up reports and present to Vice President of Animal Welfare.