The animal welfare organization is committed to improving the lives of animals and people.
Join our successful practice in the beautiful Coachella Valley (Palm Springs area). We provide competitive wages, benefits and the opportunity for meaningful work without the unwanted pressure and stress of corporate veterinary medicine. We operate two thriving veterinary clinics with up-to-date diagnostic and surgical equipment, including digital dental and general radiology, in house CBC and Chemistry, paperless medical record keeping, Cubex Inventory control system, and a great support staff. DVMs who work for Animal Samaritans qualify for student-loan forgiveness after tenured service.
Provide daily, primary veterinarian services for small animals (dogs and cats) commensurate with the State of California and State Humane Association of California guidelines. Responsibilities include performing medical examinations, diagnostics, veterinary medicine procedures, testing and surgeries.
Communicate effectively and clearly while providing pet ownership counseling and explaining veterinary medical procedures to clients.
Supervise and guide veterinary clinical technicians and staff in the rendering of veterinary medical procedures and surgeries.
Keep accurate and complete records of medical care rendered to animals in compliance with State of California record keeping and reporting requirement. Adhere and preserve the confidentiality of records and information.
Directs the development, implementation, oversight and management of programs that offer intern and extern opportunities to Veterinary students in DVM programs, Registered Veterinary Technician and Veterinary Assistant programs.
Develops partnerships with Veterinary Schools to foster a relationship that will lead to candidates for intern and extern programs as well as a candidate flow for hiring veterinary staff (DVMs, RVTs, Vet Assistants).
Partner with CMO, Human Resources and Veterinary Practice Manger(s) to develop advancement opportunities for veterinary staff. Creation of job grades and associated criteria (education, training, skills) to meet in order for veterinary staff to advance to the next job grade.
Create a training program that brings in experts within the veterinary field to educate, instruct and coach staff on cutting edge veterinary practices.
Partner with Human Resources to develop and implement an Educational Reimbursement Program that will encourage staff to develop and advance their veterinary medical skills.
Partner with Humane Education Supervisor on curriculum updates for Education Programs.
Act as lead DVM when on duty to partner with Veterinary Practice Manager to see that staff is working at optimum level of efficiency and effectiveness.
This position serves as back up to the current DVM overseeing the care of shelter animals.
Must possess a California license to practice veterinary medicine.
A DEA license or the ability to obtain one, and APHIS certification.
One to three (1-3) years leading the development, implementation and management of veterinary training programs. Experience partnering with Veterinary schools and universities in developing Intern and Extern programs.
Working knowledge of veterinary clinic procedures and practices.
Excellent communication and people skills.
Team player: Our ideal candidate will be committed to partnering with our great support staff to provide exceptional veterinary services.
Working knowledge of computers, preferably knowledge MS Office suite. Knowledge of ImproMed Software a plus.
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