Looking for team-minded vet to join us in Tucson, AZ. We practice excellent medicine without having to compromise care for lack of client resources. Our save rate exceeds 90%, and we've been recognized as one of the most progressive municipal shelters in the US. Pima Animal Care Center is Southern Arizona’s largest pet-adoption agency and the only shelter in our community that never turns away a pet in need. Our $22M facility was completed in 2018 with 6200sq ft clinic space.
Vet duties include HQHVSN, shelter rounds, community outreach. Days on surgery involve dental, ophthalmic, orthopedic procedures once trained. Shelter rounds entail ER triage, foster appointments, cruelty/forensic cases. Most recently, we launched a grant-funded veterinary outreach clinic to keep pets with families affected economically by COVID.
We prefer applicants interested in shelter, HQHVSN, or ER and will mentor new grads or applicants looking to shift career paths. Salary is $110K. Once surgically proficient, vets work 4x10hr shifts. Please contact Director of Vet Services with questions: email@example.com. Apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pima (search for veterinarian)
Tucson is located in the stunning Sonoran desert. Our protected natural areas are world-renowned among hikers, cyclists, and climbers. Tucson is culturally diverse and affordable.
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About Pima Animal Care Center
Pima Animal Care Center is Southern Arizona’s largest pet-adoption agency and the only shelter in our community that never turns away a pet in need. In 2019, we took in more than 18,000 pets and reached a record-high save rate exceeding 90%. In addition to providing advanced medical care for shelter animals, our foster program (largest in US) coordinates placing our injured and stressed animals in private homes for rehabilitation. PACC is a pilot shelter for the HASS initiative precipitated by the pandemic (https://www.humananimalsupportservices.org/). Tucson was named the "most dog friendly city" in 2020 by MSN news. Our community boasts a large university -- the Univ. of Arizona -- and we enjoy a revitalized downtown area brimming with restaurants, shops and brew pubs. Tucson is a culturally diverse but very affordable community with lots of history and natural beauty.
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