MCPAWS Inc is seeking a new veterinarian to join our team! Join a dynamic organization working hard to serve our community and address the needs of pets and pet owners in an innovative and progressive manner. Our vision of inspiring and celebrating positive human/animal connections informs everything that we do. Job duties for this position will be balanced between clinical and surgical duties at our full-service veterinary hospital and taking care of the veterinary needs of cats and dogs being cared for at our no-kill, shelter facility.
We recognize our staff as our greatest asset and value staff wellbeing and work/life balance. This position will join a veterinary team consisting of one, full-time veterinarian, two part-time veterinarians, several established relief veterinarians and an excellent support crew at both the hospital and shelter locations.
Expect this hybrid community/shelter veterinarian role to be exciting and fast paced! Our community is growing with more people and more pets moving to the area every day. Ideal candidates will be experienced in veterinary medicine and comfortable developing care and treatment plans for patients.
Daily duties include a wide variety of surgical procedures including trauma cases, gastrointestinal surgery, orthopedics, dentistry, and high volume spay/neuter for both shelter animals as well as pets belonging to underserved pet owners in our community. Scheduled wellness and diagnostic appointments as well as urgent and during hours emergency appointments are routine.
Our new Safety Net Programs ensures that clients experiencing financial hardship can access lifesaving and routine veterinary care for their beloved family members, while also providing dedicated funds for shelter animals that need veterinary care above and beyond the basic vaccinations and spay/neuter surgery.
Community veterinary medicine opportunities including low cost spay/neuter, vaccination and microchipping, and Trap-Neuter-Return for community cats are given high priority and there is much potential to grow these programs.
Schedule: Full time, salary, exempt
Reports to: Executive Director
Annual Salary: Negotiable. $90,000 - $100,000/year and $10,000 signing/relocation bonus. We are open to production based compensation models as well.
Benefits: Paid time off, health benefits (medical, life, accident, dental, vision), continuing education allowances, required dues and licenses paid, eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, unlimited good karma investments
The Company: MCPAWS is a small animal welfare organization serving the West Central Mountain Region of Idaho. We’re excited that we have been able to expand our services to include comprehensive public veterinary services! MCPAWS recognizes our employees as our greatest resource and we put a high value on quality of life as well as professional performance. We’re constantly striving to remain a competitive and attractive employer for current and future staff members!
The Community: Beautiful McCall, Idaho! Boasting exceptional recreational opportunities, public land access, and a laid back, mountain-town lifestyle. Local school districts and healthcare facilities are some of the best in the state and our arts and culture scene is vibrant. Best of all, the area is FULL of animal lovers! MCPAWS enjoys amazing support from residents, visitors, and our community in general. Visit www.visitmccall.org to learn more.
A genuine compassion for all animals, regardless of their condition, history, or breed.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited veterinary college
Currently licensed in Idaho to practice veterinary medicine or ability to obtain license upon hire
Qualified and eligible to obtain Idaho state pharmacy license and DEA license
Excellent surgical and diagnostic skills with minimum five years’ experience with canine and feline medicine
Strong spay/neuter (including pediatrics) experience and capable of 15+ surgeries per day; can handle in-heat animals, pregnancies, and cryptorchids
Excellent communication skills including, but not limited to, communicating with the pet owners, staff, volunteers, and the general public
Ability to follow established protocols regarding a wide variety of tasks and situations
Contribute to the accounting and tracking of controlled substances in a transparent and accurate manner
Excellent customer service and compassionate communication skills
Willingness and enthusiasm to support shelter operations and shelter medicine program
Participate in required meetings, trainings, special events, and fundraising functions
Professionally represent MCPAWS at all times
Duties and Responsibilities
Direct treatments/procedures for shelter animals as well as patients seen at veterinary hospital during regular and during hours emergency appointments
Complete surgical procedures/treatments/vaccinations requiring certified veterinarian care as necessary for shelter and client owned animals
Ability to both follow and contribute to the development of protocols regarding the care and treatment of hospital patients as well as shelter animals.
Obtain and actively seek out certifications and continuing education to stay up to date on current trends in both shelter medicine and private practice medicine
Maintain digital client notes and records (AVImark) as necessary; update veterinary records for shelter animals (PetPoint) as necessary
Additional Salary Information: Open to negotiations! Production based salary/compensation model is also possible.
$10,000 Signing/Relocation Bonus Available
About MCPAWS Veterinary Hospital
MCPAWS Inc is the only nonprofit animal welfare organization serving the West Central Mountain Region of Idaho. Located in the beautiful mountain town of McCall, Idaho, MCPAWS Regional Animal Shelter provides shelter, medical care, adoption and return to owner services, and much more to nearly 1,000 animals each year.
MCPAWS Veterinary Hospital is a full service veterinary hospital which fulfills all veterinary needs for shelter animals as well as an established, public clientele.
MCPAWS Thrift Store is located in downtown McCall and accepts donations from our community which are then processed and sold on site. All net profits from both the thrift store and the vet hospital are used to support our nonprofit mission, including shelter operations as well as our suite of community safety net programs. Learn more about MCPAWS at www.mcpaws.org
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