The shelter in Española, New Mexico is changing the way city animal shelters are viewed through progressive community programs, free spay/neuter services and a commitment to saving the lives of the pets coming into the open admission shelter.
Completing over 5,300 surgeries in 2018, Española Humane is searching for a Veterinarian who is committed to life saving programs and services to join the dedicated team. The Veterinarian reports to the Director of Medical Care and is responsible for medical care for shelter pets, spay/neuter surgeries and wellness clinic services. This position will perform specialty surgeries, spay/neuter surgeries and medical care for shelter pets. Typical surgery case mix includes dental extractions, mass removals, amputations, wound repairs and optic surgeries, with occasional emergency surgeries.
The ideal candidate is upbeat, enthusiastic with a strong desire to help people and pets. Emphatic communication skills and a strong desire to improve the quality of pets in the community are essential qualities of the candidate. Exceptionally strong interpersonal skills and the ability to forge effective relationships with a wide variety of people in a wide variety of circumstances will insure the Veterinarian’s success.
The position is exempt, full-time with a flexible schedule, typically Monday – Friday.