Salaried part time position anticipated to work 20-25 hours/week performing surgeries.
DVM or equivalent
Winnebago County Animal Services seeks a veterinarian to join our team as a spay/neuter surgeon. This position will focus only on performing spay and neuter procedures for adoptable dogs and cats. Surgery is performed multiple times per week and each year the department performs about 2,000 cats surgeries and 500 dog surgeries. The surgery team is supported by two CVT and procedures are performed in our two-table surgical suite. Surgery begins first thing in the morning, is complete by mid-day and once surgery is complete the surgeon would be done with their shift that day. Knowledge of and training in high quality high volume spay/neuter surgeries and in leading a surgical team are ideal qualities of the successful candidate. It is anticipated that this is a four or five day work week, depending on surgery team efficiency and volume of surgery that week. This position includes NO on-call responsibilities, no weekends, all holidays off.
Winnebago County Animal Services is located on the northern most part of Rockford, IL and is only minutes from the Illinois/Wisconsin border. Our facility is just over an hour from both Chicago and Madison. As a municipal shelter part of county government, there is a generous comprehensive benefits package in addition to a competitive salary. Benefits include outstanding medical, dental and prescription insurance plans, 457 investment plan, an excellent pension, 13 paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick days, and life insurance. This position may also qualify employees for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a resume and salary requirements.
Qualifications include Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree, Illinois license to practice veterinary medicine (or ability to acquire), DEA controlled substance license, and an interest in serving people and making a difference in the lives of animals.