Gulf Coast Humane Society (GCHS) is currently looking for a caring, enthusiastic, shelter minded veterinarian to join our amazing team. Gulf Coast Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, no-kill, animal welfare organization established as the first non-profit animal welfare organization in southwest Florida in 1947. Our mission is to provide humane care for surrendered animals by offering refuge, providing medical care, and facilitating an adoptive home. Each year we take in more than 2,000 animals in need of loving care. GCHS veterinarians are provided with the resources necessary to provide the best medical care possible for our patients until they find their forever homes.
Under the direction and guidance of the GCHS C.E.O, staff veterinarian and medical managers Shelter Veterinarians are responsible for:
General provision of prompt, thorough, and humane veterinary care to shelter patients
Routine and emergency examinations of newly arrived and current shelter residents
Recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of small animal diseases, disorders, and injuries
Ordering and interpreting suitable diagnostic tests, including laboratory diagnostics and imaging
Performing or assisting with general surgery as needed
Providing clear and concise direction to veterinary technicians, and verifying accurate completion of technician tasks
Clear, concise, and compassionate communication with our fosters regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and care of their foster animals
Maintaining a positive relationship with GCHS staff, volunteers, and fosters
DVM/VMD degree from a recognized accredited school of veterinary medicine
Must be a licensed Veterinarian in the state of Florida or be able to qualify
Must maintain all current and correct licensure and insurance
Additional Salary Information: As an employer of choice, we will offer you:
•Paid Time Off
About Gulf Coast Humane Society
Gulf Coast Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, no-kill, animal welfare organization established as the first non-profit animal welfare organization in southwest Florida in 1947. Our shelter does not receive any federal, state, or county funding and no funding from the Humane Society of the United States or ASPCA. We rely solely on donations, grants, bequests and fundraising events to further our mission of caring for the neglected and abandoned pets of Southwest Florida. As a no-kill facility, the pets of the Gulf Coast Humane Society remain in our care until they find their forever home.
Our mission is to provide humane care for surrendered animals by offering refuge, providing medical care, and facilitating an adoptive home. Each year we take in more than 2,000 animals in need of compassionate care.
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