Part Time-Staff Veterinarian-Community and Shelter Medicine (Spay Waggin)
Animal Rescue League of Boston
December 27, 2017
Type & Experience Level:
Part Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
This part-time (16 hour/week) position is key to the success of the Community and Shelter Medicine Department.This position will perform physical examinations, employ knowledge of population medicine, practice preventative medicine for both shelter and community animals, perform high quality/high volume spays and neuters (HQHVSN), as well as additional soft-tissue surgeries and dental procedures. This role will require a high level of competence and proficiency in surgery and medicine. The majority of time will be devoted to HQHVSN on the Spay Waggin’ but the Staff Veterinarian must be available to perform these veterinary duties in each of our animal care and adoption facilities (Dedham, Boston, and Brewster). This position has to be flexible in the duties and responsibilities to best fit the changing needs of the shelters, community medicine, and the mission of the Animal Rescue League of Boston.
To view full job description, please go to our website: http://www.arlboston.org/careers/
TO APPLY: Please submit a letter of interest and resume to the attention of Human Resources (include the job title in your email subject line).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must be able to handle a wide variety of animal species effectively and in a humane manner. Communicates and implements the policies and beliefs of the Animal Rescue League of Boston and must practice medicine and surgery in accordance with League policies, practices, and procedures.
The Mobile Clinic is a HQHVSN clinic that travels throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. Must be able to perform spay/neuter procedures efficiently and effectively (training may be provided if needed).
Must be able to perform exams to render a professional written opinion on the medical conditions of animals. Must also be prepared to testify in court, if needed, to support findings on written report.
Serves as a resource (including after hours telephone support) for the shelters as well as the Rescue and Law Enforcement Departments.
Must have a current Massachusetts Veterinary License in good standing.
Must have a current and valid Massachusetts Driver’s License and be insurable with the ARL Insurance policy for driving a League vehicle.
Must be have or be able to obtain both a Federal DEA license and a Massachusetts Controlled Substance license.
Must have background in small animal medicine and surgery.
Must be responsible, nonjudgmental, and have the desire to help animals in need as well as their owners/caretakers. Must be comfortable meeting new people who might have different views from your own.
The Animal Rescue League of Boston is an unwavering champion for animals in need, committed to keeping them safe and healthy in habitats and homes.
Founded in 1899, the Animal Rescue League is a private non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing domesticated animals and wildlife from suffering, cruelty, abandonment, and neglect. As a humane society, we provide animal sheltering and adoption... services to include behavioral and medical rehabilitation, veterinary including mobile spay/neuter services, emergency rescue services, and humane law enforcement throughout Massachusetts.