Government/Military, Non-Profit Associations, Other
DVM or equivalent
Looking for team-minded vet to join us at our gorgeous new shelter in Tucson, AZ. Pima Animal Care Center is Southern Arizona’s largest pet-adoption agency. We have a $22M new facility with a 6200sq ft clinic. Our save rate exceeds 90%; we've been recognized as one of the most progressive large municipal shelters in the US.
Vet duties include HQHVSN and shelter rounds. We do lots of dentals, ophthalmic procedures, laceration repairs, amputations, some orthopedics. Our standard and dental rads are digital. Shelter rounds also entail ER triage, cruelty/forensic cases, foster appointments. We work hard to save our community pets, but once fully trained, our vets enjoy 4-day work weeks!
We prefer applicants with some shelter, HQHVSN, or ER experience, but will mentor new grads or dedicated candidates. Salary starts at $90K; negotiable with experience. Please contact Director of Vet Services with questions/interest: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tucson is located in the heart of the stunning Sonoran desert, where we hike, bike, and climb year-round. Residents enjoy a revitalized downtown brimming with dog-friendly restaurants, shops & brew pubs. Tucson is culturally diverse, home to the Univ of Arizona, and is still very affordable. Phoenix is 1.5hrs away; the beaches of Southern California and Mexico are 3-5 hours drive.
AZ Driver license
AZ State DVM license
Ability to hold DEA license
About Pima Animal Care Center
Pima Animal Care Center is Southern Arizona’s largest pet-adoption agency and the only shelter in our community that never turns away a pet in need. Last year, we took in more than 16,000 pets and reached a record-high save rate exceeding 90%. In addition to providing advanced medical care for our shelter animals, our behavior team works hard to rehabilitate and enrich animals in our care. We practice TNR and offer vaccine clinics in underserved areas of the county. PACC includes Animal Protection and licensing divisions. Our beautiful $22M bond-funded *new shelter* opened this year. Tucson is located in the heart of the stunning Sonoran desert. Our community boasts a large university -- the University of Arizona -- and residents enjoy a revitalized downtown area brimming with restaurants, shops and brew pubs. Tucson is a culturally diverse but very affordable community with lots of history and natural beauty that's accessible by hiking, biking and climbing routes.