Looking for an exciting and fulfilling career that also offers a well-rounded work-life balance? This position includes the possibilities for 4 day workweeks, shorter hours, or other flexible schedule options. If this is what you are looking for, then this is the position for you! Come join a great team doing great work to help pets in need!
Second Chance Animal Services is looking for compassionate, dedicated veterinarians to join our current team of 10 veterinarians. We have four hospitals and one shelter all located in Massachusetts. We currently offer the opportunity to work at one or multiple of our hospital locations (Springfield, Southbridge, North Brookfield, and Worcester, MA). SCAS has a wide support staff, and we take pride in working together as a team throughout all our locations.
Your employment would offer numerous options to explore your professional interests and develop your own niche while helping pets in underserved communities. Choose your path in surgery, community medicine, dentistry or a combination of these. New or recent graduates may be eligible for our mentorship program which provides training in surgery, dentistry, and community practice. All of our hospitals are equipped with full dental and surgical suites with all the equipment needed to practice high-quality medicine. This includes, but is not limited to, digital/ dental radiography with specialist review, ultrasonography, CO2 laser, advanced anesthetic monitoring, and in-house diagnostics. We will work with the right candidate to provide additional training in their areas of special interest or where improvement is needed.
As a leading non-profit organization we pioneered the access to care model for helping pets get the veterinary care they need. We provide subsidized pricing to those who qualify while still providing the highest quality of care to pets from underserved communities. Through your employment you will also be eligible for the non-profit student loan forgiveness program.
Our hospitals see appointments Monday through Friday, and we occasionally offer community events on Saturdays at some locations. Opportunities to do offsite vaccine clinics and community outreach are also available.
What do we offer?
Work/life balance (option for 4 or 5 day workweeks or other flexibility)
Medical benefits including health, dental, and vision
Separate paid time off and paid sick time
100% employer paid life insurance
Discounted pet care for employee pets
Continuing Educational opportunities
In house CE opportunities (hand on and online - no cost to employee)
Mentorship opportunities for new grads as well as in house advanced training options
Second Chance Animal Services is a nonprofit animal welfare organization founded in 1999. Second Chance began as an animal shelter and grew to help more pets in need. Today SCAS operates four Community Veterinary Hospitals in North Brookfield, Springfield, Southbridge, and Worcester providing access to the highest-quality veterinary care for all. Subsidized rates are provided to underserved communities to ensure care is available to all pets in need. Second Chance helps over 40,000 pets a year through full-service veterinary care, spay/neuter services, adoption services, community & educational outreach programs, training, and a pet food pantry.