The Pennsylvania SPCA is a non-profit animal welfare organization founded in 1867. Our mission is to protect animals, prevent cruelty and improve the health and quality of life for animals in Pennsylvania.
SUMMARY: The Pennsylvania SPCA is seeking an experienced veterinary surgeon and shelter vet for their Lancaster location. Experience in a high volume setting a must. Applicant should be comfortable performing 20-30 surgical alterations daily. Opportunities to perform surgeries other than spays and neuters exist, and interest/ability in a variety of surgical procedures is desired. The position is also responsible for the medical care for all shelter residents and community medicine as offered to the public. Expect a fast paced, energetic environment, with a balance of routine procedures and new challenges.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Veterinary licensure in the State of Pennsylvania or licensure in another state with the intent and ability to gain licensure in the State of Pennsylvania. Knowledge of, interest and passion in, or continuing education performed in the field of shelter medicine, high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter and high-volume, low-cost veterinary medicine.
EXPERIENCE, ABILITIES AND QUALITIES REQUIRED:
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Medical Director
HOURS: FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT POSITION Minimum of 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. Daily hours and days of the week may vary according to the needs of the department schedule. Includes weekends, night, holiday and on-call work.
INTRODUCTORY ASSESSMENT PERIOD: The introductory assessment period runs from the date of hire for ninety days thereafter. For employment in any position with the Pennsylvania SPCA, this introductory assessment period is the period during which the specifics of the job are learned.
EMPLOYMENT: There is no minimum period of employment guaranteed or implied by acceptance of an employment offer. It is the policy of Pennsylvania SPCA that even exempt positions are governed by the needs of the agency, which means that employment is for no specified term and either the Pennsylvania SPCA or the employee, may terminate that employment at any time. The Chief Executive Officer has final authority over these decisions and determinations.
The Pennsylvania SPCA is an equal opportunity employer.