City of New Albany
  • 01-Mar-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Animal Shelter
  • New Albany, IN, USA
  • Contract

The New Albany/Floyd County Animal Control and Shelter is looking for a contract based Veterinarian. The position will have a variable schedule as needed.

Working under the Director and the Animal Care Coordinator, incumbent provides directed veterinary services on a contractual basis to the New Albany / Floyd County Animal Control and Shelter.


DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Supervises the veterinary assistant directly associated with surgical activities;
  • Performs alterations on healthy shelter animals as designated;
  • Performs routine laboratory tests to determine health as directed;
  • Examines animals to determine nature of disease or injury and works with Animal Care Coordinator to develop medical or surgical treatment plan when indicated;
  • Advise Animal Care Coordinator about sanitary measures, feeding, general care, or special medical needs to promote health of shelter animals;
  • Inoculate animals for rabies or other infectious diseases as needed and Microchipping of animals;
  • Testing of animals for Heartworm and Feline Leukemia/FIV;
  • Provide medical statements to testify in court or assist in Animal Control investigations;
  • Performs record-keeping and documentation regarding drugs used in surgery/treatment;
  • Communicates effectively with Animal Care Coordinator and other shelter staff to aid in evaluation of shelter animals and in appropriate placement of animals;
  • Stays current with national trends in animal sheltering issues and travels to training as necessary;
  • Assists in animal care and euthanasia as necessary.
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