Director, Facility Medicine (Non-Profit, Mission Driven, Competitive Salary/Benefits)
Location: Westland, Michigan
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Who We Are:
Michigan Humane is a non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to improving and saving lives through compassionate care, community engagement, and advocacy for animals. For over 140 years, Michigan Humane has been providing compassionate care and advocacy for animals in need, including rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption services. With a team of dedicated professionals and volunteers, Michigan Humane works tirelessly to protect and advocate for the animals and families within our communities.
Why Work with Us:
We’re a mission-based organization, with a commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of animals and families within our communities. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we’d love to talk to you. In addition to being a part of an organization that truly makes a difference, there are plenty of additional reasons to consider joining us, including:
Competitive salary and benefits
Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
403(b) Retirement Savings Account
Opportunities for professional development, growth, and continuing education
A positive and collaborative work environment
Work-life balance and flexible working hours (compressed work schedule option!)
Paid Time Off & Holidays
Human & Pet Bereavement
Clinic discounts to up to 75% off services for your own pet(s)
Relaxed dress code
Wellness program with professional counseling services available to employees
Animal food discount
Free or discounted adoption fees to adopt a new friend.
Student Loan Relief Eligibility through Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program
The Director of Facility Medicine is responsible for the oversight of medicine and surgery at both the clinic and shelter medicine departments within the facility, ensuring established processes and protocols are followed to deliver high-quality medicine to the animals in our care.
Perform the duties and responsibilities of a staff veterinarian, including diagnosing and treating ill and injured animals, prescribing medication, and performing surgeries.
Schedule the DVMs and consult with them on complicated medical and surgical cases, providing final authority on difficult medical decisions.
Provide direction to and training of the DVMs, veterinary techs, and animal care technicians. Provide evaluations of the veterinary staff.
Manage the hiring, training, and performance management processes for all veterinarians within the facility.
Assist in the handling of medical complaints and concerns from clients.
Oversee the ordering and use of controlled substances, ensuring accurate records are maintained.
Oversee quality control of both clinic and shelter medicine, ensuring safety, disease control, and OSHA standards/protocols are followed.
Ensure Veterinary Practice Act standards are followed.
Ensure budgetary goals are met.
Promote Michigan Humane programs and general goodwill among clients and staff, attending special fundraising and adoption events as appropriate.
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, with continuing education
Must be licensed by the State of Michigan. Must hold or be eligible to hold a State controlled substance license, a DEA license, and USDA accreditation
A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a veterinary clinic setting
Previous management/supervisory experience would be very helpful
Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Join our team at Michigan Humane and make a positive impact, grow your skills and career, and be part of a compassionate and dedicated organization. Apply today!
Michigan Humane is a non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to improving and saving lives through compassionate care, community engagement, and advocacy for animals. For over 140 years, Michigan Humane has been providing compassionate care and advocacy for animals in need, including rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption services. With a team of dedicated professionals and volunteers, Michigan Humane works tirelessly to protect and advocate for animals, as well as to educate the community on the importance of animal welfare.