NEW GRADUATES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY: Specialized Training and Relocation Assistance Available
Position: Veterinarian (High-volume Spay/Neuter) - Part-time or Full-time
Location: Tacoma, WA & South Seattle Mobile Clinic (various locations)
Pasado’s Safe Haven (a Non-Profit in Washington State) is currently hiring for a high-volume, high-quality, Spay/Neuter (HVHQSN) Veterinarian for our mobile clinics which operate at various locations in Pierce and King Counties. The Spay/Neuter Veterinarian is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the mobile unit staff and overseeing all medical care and surgeries for the animals receiving services. This position will also be responsible for oversight of the controlled drugs for the entire Spay/Neuter Program and will work closely with the Homelessness Prevention Manager to ensure the programs are operated efficiently and to their fullest potential, guaranteeing the safe sterilization of as many animals as possible in the community.
The ideal candidate will have experience in (HVHQSN) or be willing to attend specialized training (company paid) and be willing to work in a mobile surgery unit. This position requires local travel within Pierce and King Counties, generally 5 days per week and 1 Saturday per month at 6.5 hours per day (32-35 hours per week total). **RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE.
Primary Responsibilities include: • Provide humane care and safe surgeries of public animals. • Maintain valid Washington State Veterinary license and register with the Drug Enforcement Administration for controlled substances; Comply with applicable standards for Veterinarians as established by the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association. • Examine and evaluate client animals in a professional and efficient manner. • Maintain superior medical standards, maintaining a healthy, safe, and sanitary environment for all spay/neuter clinics. • Supervise the LVT and work cooperatively to ensure proper management of each clinic. • Administer medications, anesthesia drugs, and prepare animals for surgery in accordance with WAC 246-935-040. • Effectively communicate condition and status of animals with staff. • Oversee control of drugs used at each clinic by directly managing LVT. • Train staff as needed on appropriate handling of animals, drugs, equipment, etc. • Enforce and adhere to existing sanitation and disease prevention protocols; actively contribute to their continuous improvement. • Follow Standard Operating Procedures; actively contribute to continuous improvement. • Maintain strict confidentiality on client, patient and donor information. • Understand all facets of the daily operations of each clinic. • Be respectful of co-workers and treat staff, clients, volunteers, and patients in a professional manner. • Ensure all protocols and procedures are adhered to, including OSHA/L&I standards. • Attend training/conferences when required.
Schedule: Generally, 5 days per week at 6 1/2 hours per day on average, depending on case load, with 1 Saturday per month. Full-time 32-35 hours/week total.
Employee Benefits: • Competitive salary • Medical, dental and vision (employees contribute a percentage) • 401(K) • Supplemental insurance options (life, accident, etc.) • Paid-time-off and holidays • Potential gas stipend (for some positions) • Reimbursement of some professional dues, licenses and CE costs • Relocation Assistance Available • Tuition expense for specialized HVHQSN training if applicable.
Education: Requirements as per Washington State Department of Health & Veterinary Board of Governors WAC 246-935-040
Experience: • Must have proven track record in all facets of physical and emotional animal care. • Must be able to operate assigned medical equipment. • Must be experienced working in a fast paced and stressful environment. • Must be a self-starter, able to prioritize effectively, possess strong organizational skills, and oral communication skills.
Other requirements: • Need to be passionate about spay/neuter efforts and animal care/welfare. • Must be willing to perform a variety of daily physical tasks including up to five hours of surgery time. • Must be driven to meet/exceed goals. • Must have a valid WA State driver’s license and own car. • Must be able to emotionally handle situations dealing with disturbing animal situations. • Demonstrate a willingness to learn/improve animal care skills and knowledge. • Must have the ability to be a calming influence during stressful situations. • No animal allergies.
If you are interested in joining our amazing team and supporting the good work of Pasado’s Safe Haven, please send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Employee Benefits:
•Medical, dental and vision (employees contribute a small percentage)
•Supplemental insurance options (life, accident, etc.)
•Paid-time-off and holidays
•Potential gas stipend (for some positions)
•Reimbursement of some professional dues, licenses and CE costs
*RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE
Internal Number: Vet
About Pasado's Safe Haven
We are fighting to end animal cruelty and create a more compassionate world.
Pasado’s Safe Haven has a uniquely comprehensive approach to fighting animal cruelty. In addition to investigating animal cruelty crimes and providing sanctuary and rehabilitation to animals who have suffered from abuse and neglect, we also advocate for better laws to protect animals and work to educate the public about how they help end animal cruelty.