Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Managing Medical Cases (60%):
Provide high quality, practical veterinary care to a wide range of emergency patients and inpatients; skilled and efficient diagnosis and treatment of outpatients and hospitalized animals within hospital medical parameters and budgetary guidelines
General procedures, surgery and dentistry
Provide a high level of customer service to external and internal clients
Provide Medical Coverage for ARC and In House Veterinarian (25%):
When working in ARC: primary case responsibility for ASPCA Anti-Cruelty Group animals (HLE and CIA) and animals admitted through NYPD, including veterinary forensic intake examinations (criminal cases) diagnostics, daily rounds, treatment plans and long term care, and euthanasia decisions.
When working in the In House Veterinarian position: overseeing the admission of new patients from the ASPCA Adoption Center and their inpatient care, see CIA owned outpatients, oversee the care of CIA owned inpatients, and shared mentorship of the veterinary intern on the shelter medicine rotation.
On Sundays the in-house veterinarian will SOAP all inpatients and communicate with their owners as appropriate in coordination with the interns on duty, and admit new patients from the Adoptions Center as needed.
Collaborative participation in ICU group medical rounds
Positive participation in doctors’ meetings
Empathetic mentorship and training of externs and interns
Provision of medical information and hospital representation to other departments of the ASPCA, to the public and potentially to the media
Exemplifies the ASPCA’s Core Values:
HasCommitment and dedication to improving the lives of animals
Demonstrates Ownership and feels responsible for outcomes
Believes in Team - that we are stronger together
Seeks to Elevateothers and reimagine what is possible
Focuses on Impact, specifically making change for animals
Ability to successfully work in a high-volume, fast-paced emergency practice and effectively multi-task without loss of attention to detail, Ability to work well within a team and communicate effectively and courteously with all levels of staff including Veterinary Technicians and Client Service Representatives, Veterinary internship or minimum 5 years small animal medicine experience without internship.
ASPCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).
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