Associate Veterinarian

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Are you looking to live and work in sunny Sarasota, Florida - minutes from some of the world's top rated beaches? What about at a clinic with low turnover, lots of teamwork, and organizational values that make coming to work fun and rewarding? Is a mission that supports community animal welfare important to you?

Animal Rescue Coalition (ARC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to to promote spay/neuter as a means to end shelter overcrowding and senseless euthanasia, ultimately saving animals for the benefit of humanity. We pride ourselves on providing quality patient care, with our well-trained technician staff, who are proficient in surgical and anesthesia monitoring. ARC is seeking a part-time veterinarian with a passion for serving patients who are in need of our high-quality, low-cost services. Experience is a bonus, but not necessary. The ideal candidate would have a willingness to be trained and mentored in high volume spay/neuter surgery, but would be primarily focused on providing general wellness.

The Associate Veterinarian will typically work three, six to eight hour workdays, performing spay/neuter surgeries on Fridays and dedicating the remaining two days to administering vaccines and wellness to patients - we have flexibility of which days wellness appointments are scheduled. The candidate should be able to accommodate occasional schedule changes and/or the need to extend the workday to ensure the successful completion of surgeries. Weekend shifts will be very minimal. This is a staff position - not contracted.

ARC utilizes ClinicHQ Patient Flow software, and familiarity with ClinicHQ, and/or propensity for new software is preferred. He or she must be able to communicate with staff and patients in a professional and courteous manner at all times, and work cooperatively with the direction of ARC’s Medical Director. The Associate Veterinarian is also expected to be a leader in emergency situations.

All staff at ARC are expected to act as a steward of ARC’s mission and values, ensuring all business endeavors and relationships are consistent with the organization's mission, policies and goals.

ARC operates with a high level of efficiency and quality, with a clinic flow reflective of the Human Alliance model for high volume spay/neuter clinics. The Associate Veterinarian must be able to work in this environment and appropriately manage any resulting stress.

1. Must be a licensed Veterinarian in good standing in the state of Florida

2. Must maintain all current and correct licensure (DEA preferred, but not required)

3. Must be able to pass background checks and random drug testing

4. Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
  • Repetitive movements such as bending, kneeling, stooping, crawling, standing, and other similar activities are required.
  • Ability to hear, talk, use hand dexterity required. Additionally, specific visual abilities, including close vision and ability to adjust focus is required.
  • Noise level is moderate to high.

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