CLASSIFICATION Enjoy the diversity only Horry County, South Carolina has to offer while making a difference in the lives of homeless & abused animals. Whether you enjoy the rural life in Aynor, Loris and Conway, or prefer the premiere vacation destinations of Myrtle Beach, Little River or Surfside, we’ve got it all! The Horry County Animal Care Center is looking for a part-time veterinarian to work in a proactive and positive municipal animal shelter. The successful candidate will work in our veterinary center performing high quality, high volume spays & neuters, routine vacicne and microchip clinics & assisting in maintaining veterinary protocols in the facility while enjoying benefits to include: paid holidays off, accrual of vacation and sick leave, access to our Health Clinic for employees, plus so much more. All licensing & professional insurances are paid as well as continuing education and memberships in veterinary associations. This candidate will report to the primary veterinarian and uniforms will be provided.
JOB DUTIES • Perform spay/neuter surgeries and post-op care as needed • Performs physical examinations and issues health certificates for interstate transport • Treat all animals humanely and compassionately at all times • Maintain confidentiality regarding all cases • Actively support associate staff, county leadership and shelter team • Follow medical and cleaning protocols for the prevention of infectious/zoonotic diseases • Perform euthanasia as needed • Supervised handling of controlled substances • Respond to field operations as needed • Enter medical records/use of Petpoint Animal Management Systems • Conduct routine inventory and maintain clinic records for DEA regulated substances • Educate staff and public on veterinary issues • Report to work in extreme weather conditions such as fires, hurricanes and considered essential in emergencies and/or disaster situations. • Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS • Graduate of a recognized school of Veterinary Medicine and possess or obtain license to practice veterinary medicine in South Carolina, possess or obtain Level II accreditation to perform health certificates • Maintain DEA & DHEC licenses and professional license to practice veterinary medicine • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and computer skills. • Willingness to acquire proficiency in HVHQ and pediatric spay/neuter • Ability to thrive in fast-paced work environment • Continue research to maintain safe & effective medical protocols • Must be able to work around all animals • Work in area with high noise levels • Demonstrate emotional maturity along with mental and physical flexibility • Must be able to lift 50 pounds; bend, twist, reach, pull & push heavy objects, perform physical activities including frequent walking, standing, bending & stooping • Must be able to pass the required pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check
About Horry County Animal Care Center
The Animal Care Center provides excellent care and humane treatment for all animals while maintaining a clean and healthy environment for both animals and people. Its main goals are to promote and provide healthy adoptions and work with animal control to better serve Horry County.
Our Five Missions
1. Provide excellent care and humane treatment for all animals.
2. Maintain a clean and healthy environment for both animals and people.
3. Promote and provide healthy adoptions.
4. Offer excellent customer service and humane education.
5. Work with animal control to better serve Horry County.