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VETERINARIAN

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by The Pennsylvania SPCA

Philadelphia, PA 19134
Professional Services
4 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
SUMMARY: The Pennsylvania SPCA wellness clinic offers low cost, high quality veterinary care to the public on a walk in bases. The wellness clinic offers routine preventive exams, sick or medical exams, geriatric and end of life care. The clinic offers a full laboratory, in house blood work, reference laboratory (Antech), pharmacy, and new state of the art digital x-ray machine. The wellness clinic is intended to be a community service that treats and releases animals. We do not provide hospitalization or emergency care. Staff veterinarians will be primarily responsible for performing all aspects of veterinary work including exams, tests, procedures and maintaining proper record keeping for client owned animals in a wellness clinic. PART TIME OR FULL based off desire. PRINCIPAL DUTIES High volume wellness and sick visits to the public on a walk in basis which includes diagnosing, treating and performing follow-up care. Work within the means of the patient's caregiver while maintaining the best possible care at the most cost efficient price. Make recommendations when funds might not be able to support ideal treatment. Maintain excellent patient, client and veterinary relationship Implement, maintain, refine and follow all medical policies and procedures, keeping abreast of contemporary veterinary medical practices and adhering to applicable veterinary laws and PSPCA polices. Provide accurate and efficient recordkeeping of veterinary care provided to animals in our patient management software (Cornerstone) Direct support staff (technicians and assistants) to perform duties specified to the veterinarians needs. Provide follow up care for fostered or recently adopted animals; Work courteously and cooperatively with staff and volunteers to ensure that all established procedures and policies of the Pennsylvania SPCA are followed; follow established procedures governing safe work practices including, but not limited to, wearing protective clothing and/or equipment when necessary; perform duties in a manner which encourages attainment of goals, contributions and business for the Pennsylvania SPCA and its programs; Work closely with volunteers, veterinarians and veterinary students to expand the Pennsylvania SPCA's capacity for care and treatment; including but not limited to overseeing veterinary student externs Assist when needed in other departments or locations; The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Category: Veterinary , Keywords: Emergency Veterinarian

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