The SPCA of East Texas is seeking to add a full time veterinarian to provide wellness services and/or perform spay/neuter surgery in a high-volume clinic.These positions are supported by an experienced team of highly qualified vet techs and clinic support staff. Our clinic provides an excellent opportunity to work in a low stress environment with a supportive team of professionals. Without the administrative worries of private practice, you would be allowed to focus on the development of your high quality spay/neuter skills and the on-going diverse veterinary medical needs of not only the East Texas community but the dogs and cats accepted into our rescue program.
Located in beautiful East Texas, the SNIPPET Clinic has completed over 25,000 spay/neuter surgeries since opening our doors in 2014. Our clinic is open to the public but also provides the services needed to the hundreds of dogs and cats in our Rescue and Adoption Program. With our new clinic design and acreage already acquired, our short-term goals include the construction and relocation to a brand new clinic to better serve the needs of our community.
Job Description includes the following:
• Annual starting salary $85,000.00 -$100,000.00 (commensurate with experience) • Flexible schedule • Assessment and supervision of rehabilitation needs of SPCA ETX dogs and cats • Surgery team supported by 3 experienced surgical techs • High volume surgical training provided through Texas Litter Control Education • 2 weeks paid vacation annually • 9 paid holidays annually • Annual continuing education expenses • Medical uniform/scrubs allowance • DVM license renewal & registration fees • Texas State licensing assistance (if needed) • Interim housing assistance (if needed) • Relocation assistance (if needed)
Licensed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in good standing
Able to perform spay/neuter surgery proficiently
Enjoys and supports the philosophy of saving lives and preventing unwanted litters
1+ years experience practicing small animal veterinary medicine
Willing to train in the specialization of high volume spay/neuter procedures
Internal Number: Veterinarian
About SPCA of East Texas
Established in 2010, the MISSION of the SPCA of East Texas is to improve the lives of animals, alleviate their suffering and elevate their status in society. As the largest non-profit rescue and adoption organization in East Texas, the SPCA of ETX serves Tyler, Smith County and the surrounding East Texas area in the spay/neuter/wellness/rescue/adoption of hundreds of homeless pets each year. Additionally, the SNIPPET Clinic performs surgery for the public 4 days a week, providing much needed affordable spay/neuter/vaccinations and monthly heart worm/flea/tick prevention to a formerly hugely under served part of the community.
The SPCA of ETX currently operates the following programs out of our 3 Tyler locations.
1). Rescue of dogs and cats suffering from animal cruelty and neglectful environments
2). Re-homing & adoption of homeless, surrendered and shelter animals
3). Community Assistance to Citizens in Need
4). Monthly Transport to the foster based rescues in Northeast
5). Weekly Volunteer Program
6). Foster Based Socialization & Rehabilitation
7). SNIPPET Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic