The purpose of the class is to ensure the overall health, treatment, and diagnosis of shelter animals. The class is responsible for creating and communicating medical policies to the appropriate staff, including proper quarantine and isolation protocols. Supervise and operate a low cost spay neuter program offered to members of the general public seeking to adopt shelter animals and to perform high volume spays and neuter animal surgery for pet adoptions.
Develops and administers animal shelter goals and objectives in conjunction with shelter staff. Prepares and monitors related reports including budgets and those submitted to the Health Director. Provides advice to the Health Director regarding relative animal care health issues
Assists with the development of administrative procedures for the animal shelter. Prevent and control of disease in the shelter animal population. Manage medical / surgical inventory for veterinary services
Perform castrations and ovariohysterectomies on dogs and cats
Provide general supervision of clinic employees. Organizes and coordinates emergency plans for animal evacuation and temporary shelters. Perform additional duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited college of veterinary medicine with a doctorate degree in veterinary medicine.