MCPAWS Veterinary Hospital 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. As a nonprofit organization, our vision of inspiring and celebrating positive human/animal connections informs everything that we do. 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 (Director of Veterinary Services), one part-time veterinarian, and several established relief veterinarians.
Daily operations at MVH are 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. Duties include the daily care of hospitalized patients, wide variety of surgical procedures including trauma cases, gastrointestinal surgery, orthopedics, dentistry, and high volume spay/neuter. Scheduled wellness and diagnostic appointments as well as urgent and during hours emergency appointments are routine.
While the veterinary needs at MCPAWS Animal Shelter are covered by our shelter veterinarians and support staff, there will be opportunities to collaborate with shelter staff to ensure that shelter animals receive excellent and timely veterinary care. Opportunities to participate in community outreach veterinary medicine like spay/neuter clinics for pets belonging to income qualifying pet owners as well as Trap-Neuter-Return efforts for community cats are also available.
Schedule: Full time, salary, exempt
Reports to: Executive Director
Annual Salary: Negotiable. $80,000 - $90,000/year -OR- production based compensation model also available. $10,000 signing bonus.
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
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 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.
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;
Additional Salary Information: Open to negotiations! Production based salary/compensation model is also possible.
$10,000 Signing 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