Responsible for working with the vet tech and kennel staff to maintain the health of all animals in the shelter. Perform health and diagnostic exams and tests on animals. Provide medication for animals. Perform spay/neuter surgery.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Examine animals in the shelter for diseases, parasites, injuries and other afflictions.
Perform high volume spay/neuter surgery, including pediatric sterilizations.
Perform diagnostic exams and medical or surgical procedures.
Treat injured or sick animals and perform first aid as needed.
Euthanize designated animals as needed.
Administer vaccinations and medications.
Assist with cruelty investigations and testify in court.
Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of medication and medical equipment.
Consult supervisors in the handling of unusual and/or difficult situations.
Prepare and maintain records relating to veterinary activities.
Maintain medical records in the Chameleon software system.
Coordinate with the Clinic Manager on the training and evaluation of Clinic staff.
About LifeLine Animal Project
Founded in 2002, LifeLine Animal Project (LifeLine) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. LifeLine is working to end the euthanasia of healthy and treatable dogs and cats in metro Atlanta shelters and is the managing organization of Fulton County Animal Services and the DeKalb County Animal Services shelter