The Humane Society of Southern Arizona in Tucson is seeking a relief, high volume, high quality, spay/neuter Surgeon. Experience with high volume spay/neuter (25-35 surgeries, 50/50% mix of spays and neuters) and pediatric surgeries required. Knowledge of the Humane Alliance spay/neuter model a plus. Ability to provide leadership direction to employees and work in a fast paced environment. Surgical hours 7:00am until 2:30pm. Owned pets as well as shelter pets. Perform intake examinations to determine ‘fit for surgery’, examine patients prior to discharge. Must possess an Arizona Veterinary License in good standing, maturity, good judgment.
Must have strong veterinary medical and surgical skills and have the versatility and ability to adapt to new and different surgical procedures
Must have strong leadership and team building skills
Must be able to perform high volume, high quality spay and neuter surgeries, with a minimum of 25-30, average per day
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
Must have good conflict resolution with clients and staff
Must be able to multi-task
Must be able to work with HSSA volunteers
Must have attention to detail and good decision making skills
Must have high level of organizational skills and good time management
Is able to maintain accurate records, write legibly and speak effectively regarding the principles, purposes and objectives of the organization
Relief Veterinarian Information:
•Valid Arizona veterinarian's license •Current D.E.A. Certificate •Valid Arizona driver's license; driving record acceptable to HSSA insurance carrier •Must maintain professional liability insurance at levels sufficient to meet minimum requirements recommended by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA), founded in 1944, is a private, independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) animal welfare organization with the mission of acting with compassion and responsible stewardship through innovative programs that serve pets and the people who love them. HSSA is the largest charitable animal welfare and protection agency in Southern Arizona that follows the tenets of ...a no-kill community with 90 employees and 1300 volunteers, serving all of southern Arizona, handling approximately 8000 animals per year, within a $6+ million annual budget. HSSA has instituted nationally-recognized programs and operates a thrift store, off-site adoption and retail centers and spay/neuter clinics, which perform about 8000 surgeries per year. HSSA is currently engaged in a capital campaign to build a new, state-of-the-art facility.