Mountain Humane (in Hailey, Idaho) is on a mission to enrich the quality of life in our community by connecting animals and people. We do this through innovative programs that inspire and have an impact beyond just southern Idaho. The first “no-kill” shelter in the state of Idaho (in 1999), we annually help more than 2,500 animals and touch the lives of more than 5,000 people through our programs. We are proud to be a model for other animal welfare organizations and to be at the forefront of best-practices in non-profit management.
The Mountain Humane Shelter Veterinarian leads the Mountain Humane Medical Team in providing high quality medical care for, and maintaining the health of, the Shelter population of animals. This includes comprehensive exams, spay and neuter surgeries, requesting and interpreting bloodwork, and using our in-house x-ray, dental, lab station, and ultrasound equipment for diagnostics and treatment. Additionally, the Mountain Humane Veterinarian is responsible for providing basic veterinary care and services to the public and Mountain Humane staff through our no-cost and low cost clinic.
Classification: Full-time, (Exempt)
Reports to: Senior Director – Shelter Operations & Outreach
Collaborates with: Executive Director, Clinic Managers, Lead Medical Coordinator, Outreach Manager, and Intake Coordinator
Supervises: Assists in Supervision of Clinic Staff
Location: Hailey, Idaho
Must be licensed by the Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine (License renewal fees will be paid by Mountain Humane)
Must have Idaho Board of Pharmacy License (License renewal fees will be paid by Mountain Humane)
Must have a DEA Controlled Substance License (License renewal fees will be paid by Mountain Humane)
Must work well with the public, including children, persons of varied racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual preference, and with individuals who are differently-abled
Excellent surgery skills, communication (written and oral) skills, and ability to work with a diverse variety of staff
Should exhibit a positive attitude, common sense, flexibility, and teamwork with ability to exercise independent judgment.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
HOURS, SALARY & BENEFITS:
Hours: Full-time position, Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Must be willing to take emergency calls to provide staff over the phone direction if an in-house animal requires immediate attention.
Salary: $115,000 - $130,000 annually, depending on experience, proficiency in job tasks, and ability to work cooperatively while fostering the mission of the organization.
Benefits: Mountain Humane offers a comprehensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including: generous paid time off allotment for vacation and personal reasons, 100% employer paid medical insurance for staff (with the option of upgrading the plan for a small contribution), access to a 403(b) retirement account with a 3% matching employer contribution, access to reduced cost veterinary care and pet supplies (including dog/cat food) for all employee-owned pets, a 40% discount at The Barkin’ thrift store in Hailey, and 20% off of a membership to the YMCA. Mountain Humane also provides funding for professional development opportunities and temporary financial assistance for commuting employees.
Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by this position, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Either employer or employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without notice and with or without cause.
Mountain Humane is an equal opportunity employer.
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