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Chief Shelter Veterinarian

Company: Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association
Location: Charleston
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Are you interested in making a difference for animals that are homeless, abused, neglected, and in low-income homes? Join our pack!
The Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association is seeking a full-time, Chief Veterinarian to join our lifesaving team and lead KCHA in providing high quality care in a progressive animal welfare environment.
Our goal is to find a DVM who believes in our mission - to end unwarranted euthanasia in the state of West Virginia. We're looking for someone who has a passion for the under-dog and a commitment to providing the best possible care to pets in our shelter and the community.
KCHA is an established, small-animal shelter with a goal of growing our abilities. We are proud of the advancements we have made to provide quality care for pets in need, including:

  • digital radiograph machine
  • in-house laboratory work
  • dental machine
  • well-trained, dedicated, supportive staff as well as a positive, supportive work culture
  • a budget that understands growth to accommodate the needs of the animals
    The Chief Veterinarian on our team, will have the opportunity to treat animals in a variety of different ways in a high-paced and exciting environment.
    • Cases include lacerations, skin infections, dental disease, to more traumatic cases such as hit by cars and foreign body obstruction.
    • Provide high quality medical care to shelter animals
    • Surgical needs of animals including spay/neuter, leg amputations, eye enucleations, etc.
    • Health assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of various medical conditions
      In Addition to the traditional duties of a veterinarian, the Chief Veterinarian:
      • Implements medical protocols and standard operation procedures
      • Oversees the medical work of veterinarians and supporting veterinary staff
      • Processes cruelty cases and presents cases in court
        Benefits:
        • Competitive salary
        • $100,000 Bonus with 5-year employment agreement
        • $5000 relocation package
        • Paid time off
        • Paid Holidays
        • Insurance - health, dental, vision, life
        • 401k
        • Family-friendly work culture
        • Qualifying federal employer for loan forgiveness program

Keywords: Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association, Charleston , Chief Shelter Veterinarian, Healthcare , Charleston, West Virginia

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