Scope of Position: To perform and oversee all veterinary services for shelter animals
Maximize the use of clinic resources to ensure animal resident health. To provide medical care as well as humane care and treatment to all animals in accordance with the policies and procedures established by PAWS Atlanta.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work collaboratively with other Directors, Managers and Staff.
Diagnose and treat medical conditions in all PAWS animals. Follow progress of all patients placed on treatment, keeping records of all treatments and final outcomes in coordination with other Managers, Directors and Staff.
Direct, conduct and evaluate treatment plans, disease control measures, and hands-on medical treatment and progress of animals housed at the shelter including but not limited to:
nutrition and feeding protocols
parasite control measures
housing and sanitation
treatment protocols for routine infectious diseases
preventative medicine procedures
emergency evaluation, treatment and procedures
pre-adoption exams in accordance with regulations
Create, implement and measure compliance with procedures and protocols to ensure
13.Develop, conduct and monitor medical program protocols and procedures.
Graduate of an accredited school of veterinary medicine or equivalent.
Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Georgia.
Ability to conduct high quality surgical sterilizations
Must have a valid driver’s license.
About PAWS Atlanta
PAWS Atlanta is a not-for-profit animal welfare organization founded in 1966 whose mission is to build a community of caring by people helping pets and pets helping people. For 50 years, PAWS has provided high quality animal care and has placed more than 46,000 homeless pets into permanent, loving homes.
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience
About PAWS Atlanta PAWS Atlanta is the oldest and one of the very few, no-kill animal shelters in Georgia. Founded in 1966, we have placed more than 46,000 homeless animals into permanent, loving homes. Our mission is to build a community of caring by people helping pets and pets helping people. We operate a veterinary clinic for the public, as well as, offer pet adoption services, a pet food bank and summer camps for kids.