Performs professional veterinary work at the Animal Services facility and works under the general management authority of the Animal Shelter Manager. Maintains effective communications with the Department Director as well as the Shelter Manager.
Effectively assures that animal health decisions that require close support from shelter management and staff are effective and supported by shelter processes, procedures, and policies.
Coordinates medical requirements and need for facilities and supplies with Shelter Manager. Participates in development of shelter policies and standard operating procedures (SOP) to help assure quality and quantity of work performed meets and/or exceeds requirements. Understands and applies the principles of current and acceptable Veterinary science and shelter medicine, or heard health medicine, for companion animals.
Develops and maintains a constructive professional relationship with area professional boards, societies and public interest and volunteer groups. Maintains professional accreditation's through self studies as well as attendance at professional conferences.
The Veterinarian is subject to call on a 24 hour basis in the event of emergencies or to provide guidance and/or decisions in matters associated with health and safety of shelter animals.
In order to be considered for this position applicants must apply on-line at: www.myescambia.com
Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).
A minimum of 3-5 years work experience serving in a professional Veterinary capacity is preferred.
Licensing Requirements: License to practice Veterinary Medicine in the State of Florida or maintains a License in another state with the ability to obtain a Florida license as a condition of employment.
Current State or Federal DEA license or permits required to maintain, dispense, and prescribe drugs and medications or ability to obtain a Federal DEA license as a condition of employment.