The SPCA of Texas Clinic Wellness Veterinarian is a trained and licensed veterinarian responsible for providing wellness/preventive care for owned dogs and cats. The Clinic Wellness Veterinarian may also be responsible for performing other wellness services that arise in clinic and community environments.
Summary of Essential Responsibilities:
Perform all work in accordance with SPCA of Texas protocol;
Provide preventive/wellness services such as vaccinations, disease and parasite testing, and owner counseling per scheduled wellness day;
Oversee all aspects of veterinary care during the shift, including potential emergency care, restraint, euthanasia, and treatment.
Provide a compassionate environment for animals and pet owners living in poverty.
Summary of Essential Job Tasks:
Perform physical examinations and diagnostic/medical procedures in a way that will deliver the highest quality care while minimizing patient stress and discomfort.
Explain physical examination findings, communicate to the client a diagnosis of the animal’s problems, and generate and present a treatment plan for the animal.
Maintain open communication with the Veterinary Technicians to determine the pace of work to be performed.
Provide compassionate and patient customer service to clients, when needed.
Maintain medical standards of care as set forth by the SPCA of Texas protocol.
Direct and evaluate performance of Veterinary Technicians as pertains to medical protocol and patient care.
Participate in once-monthly free community vaccines clinics in the field.
Develop professional, friendly, and mutually-beneficial relationships with local veterinarians, promoting SPCA of Texas and our mission within the veterinary and animal welfare community.
Applicant must have Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree or equivalent.
Applicant must have current Texas State Veterinary License and DEA license or the ability to obtain both before the start of employment (paid for by employer).
Applicant must provide proof of and maintain personal liability insurance (paid for by employer).
Applicant must be interested in the animal welfare population, serving low-income and underserved communities, and working as part of a team.
To best serve the needs of our community and clients, the shift for this position is Sunday-Thursday, 8:30 am-5 pm.
SPCA of Texas provides 100% employer-paid health insurance benefits for veterinarians, their spouses, and dependents.
SPCA of Texas pays for all CE-related expenses, licenses, and memberships.
Additional Salary Information: - SPCA of Texas provides 100% employer-paid health insurance benefits for veterinarians, their spouses, and dependents.
- SPCA of Texas pays for all CE-related expenses, licenses, and memberships.
- Relocation considered for right candidate.
The SPCA of Texas is the leading animal welfare agency in North Texas with two shelters and three spay/neuter clinics located in Dallas and McKinney, and serves as an active resource center providing an array of programs and services that bring people and animals together to enrich each others' lives. The agency serves all demographics of the metro DFW area.