The Humane Society of St. Joseph County has a mission to instill reverence for all life and to enhance the human/animal bond through the compassionate care of animals and community education. We are adding a Shelter Veterinarian to our compassionate team who will provide the highest quality of care to our shelter animals. We are offering competitive wages and flexible part-time or full-time hours. This position may require evening, weekend, and holiday hours. Occasional travel may be required. This position reports to the Executive Director, and works collaboratively with the HSSJC Board of Trustees, staff, and volunteers.
Doctoral Degree DVM
Indiana State license to practice Veterinary Medicine
Experience in high volume spay/neuter clinic and/or post graduate surgical training preferred
Two or more years experience practicing Veterinary Medicine in a veterinary clinic, hospital, and/or animal shelter or control facility
Candidate must promote and support the overall vision and strategic plan for the shelter
Must possess a valid Driver’s License and insurable driving record
DEA Certification and CSR- or ability to obtain
Experience with Shelter Medicine preferred
Experience in emergency medicine and veterinary forensics preferred
Demonstrate success in working with a diverse team
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing in a diverse range of audiences and settings
Ability to handle stressful and/or difficult situations as presented by visitors, staff and/or volunteers
Incorporated in 1886, we are one of Indiana’s oldest service organizations and still the areas largest animal care facility. Servicing the greater St. Joseph County region and multiple municipalities, the HSSJC sees over 3,750 animals each year. Providing a vast array of community services and educational programs the Humane Society of St. Joseph County truly looks to embody it’s motto of “WE CARE...” on many levels.
Operating the Department of Animal Welfare, the Humane Society of St. Joseph County’s Humane Officers respond to over 4,800 cruelty, neglect, nuisance and abuse calls each year. Comprising a team of highly trained officers with specialized study in everything from equine science to criminal justice, the Department of Animal Welfare is dedicated to ensuring the humane treatment of all animals within our community!
To instill reverence for all life and to enhance the human/animal bond through the compassionate care of animals and community education.