Do you need more balance in your life with family and work? Pawmetto Lifeline has a great opportunity for veterinarians. Your day will be filled with a variety of medical responsibilities from shelter medicine to spay/neuter surgeries and assisting with our vaccine and Wellness programs. Pawmetto Lifeline offers competitive salary and benefits (including medical insurance and paid vacation) and is located in the heart of South Carolina. Learn more about this diverse location at http://www.movoto.com/columbia-sc/moving-to-columbia/ . Job Summary: Responsible for daily care and sterilization of all surgical patients and maintenance of preventative health programs and medical protocol. Quality patient care is first and foremost.Qualifications: •Doctoral Degree in Veterinary Medicine from accredited institution •Valid SC Veterinary License •Working knowledge of companion animal care/adoption issues •Previous clinical experience in shelters/fast-paced veterinary setting •Minimum two years’ experience in lead veterinarian positionResponsibilities: •Examine animals pre-op to determine their ability to withstand surgery. •Perform surgical sterilizations. •Examine animals post-op as necessary to ensure appropriate healing. •Inoculate animals and provide recommendations for follow up care. •Supervise cleaning program for prevention of infectious/zoonotic disease. •Continue research and maintenance of safe and efficacious medical protocol regarding anesthesia and surgery. •Supervise handling and recording of controlled substances by veterinary technicians. •Supervise handling and recording of controlled substances by veterinary technicians. •Supervise post-op rechecks and order of medical treatments as necessary to ensure complete surgical recovery. •Actively promote spay and neuter, and educate clients on responsible animal ownership. •Actively support associate staff and volunteers, and promote the development of skills related to the advancement of our goals and mission. •Represent Pawmetto Lifeline in a professional and courteous manner at all times.Pawmetto Lifeline offers competitive salary and benefits (including medical insurance and paid vacation). Salary commensurate with experience. If you are interested in learning more about Pawmetto Lifeline and this great opportunity, please contact Janet Bartram at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pawmetto Lifeline is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit animal rescue organization solving pet overpopulation in the Midlands. There are over 15,000 homeless pets in the Midlands and over 7,700 are euthanized each year. Our plan uniquely positions us to correct this problem through four distinct initiatives: Adoption, Medical, Rescue Collaboration, and Education efforts.