The Jersey Shore Animal Center, a small private non-profit animal shelter, is seeking a shelter veterinarian who wants to make a difference for the pets and people of our community by providing quality care to sheltered and owned pets, working to advance the organization's mission, and being a team player with an incredible staff! If you are looking for an opportunity to combine your passion for animals, great medical care and a sense of community then this job is for you. Our ideal candidate should provide exceptional veterinary medical care to our shelter animals and our clients, while making a difference for the animals and families within our community. The position will include supervising medical care of the shelter animals and spay/neuter surgeries of both shelter and public owned pets. In addition to low cost surgeries, we also offer low cost wellness appointments and preventive care to public owned animals.
Our shelter has great relationship with local veterinary clinics in case of emergencies or to provide diagnostics, such as radiographs. We also have good relationships with veterinary specialists in the area if an animal should need anything beyond what we can provide.
This is a full-time position with benefits paid in full after 3 months. Paid vacation time. CE benefits are negotiable.
Provide outstanding medical care, including, but not limited to, routine examinations, vaccinations, diagnostics, and dental cleanings
Administer and accurately monitor controlled substances
Maintain and complete patient records of both shelter and public owned pets
Build and establish rapport with client base, demonstrating exceptional customer service and communication
Promote and support Jersey Shore Animal Center’s mission
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of New Jersey
New Jersey Veterinary Controlled Substance License, DEA License
Strong proficiency in medical knowledge and spay/neuter surgical skills
Exemplary professionalism and communication skills
Strong decision making and time-management skills
Commitment to ongoing development and growth
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable
About Jersey Shore Animal Center
The mission of the Jersey Shore Animal Center is to rescue, care for and rehome unwanted, abused, abandoned and sick animals. Our goal is to adopt these special animals to caring and loving forever homes they so richly deserve.
The Jersey Shore Animal Center strives to be a leader in pet adoptions in Ocean, Monmouth and surrounding counties. We also:
Operate a Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic
Offer Low-Cost Vaccines and Microchipping (and stand by for more of our Wellness Clinic)
Advocate for responsible spay/neuter practices & annual vet care
Help educate the community about pet ownership
Work to reunite lost pets with their owners
Provide pet therapy to residents of area nursing homes
Instruct school children in choosing the right pet for their home
Support other animals welfare organizations and rescues
Work to ensure that animal abuse and cruelty are investigated
Endeavor to make the Jersey Shore Animal Center a place of refuge, safety, love and kindness for animals awaiting adoption.