Do you enjoy shelter medicine and surgery? Are you passionate about tackling pet overpopulation and supporting accessible spay/neuter in a growing community?
The SPCA of Northern Nevada is celebrating its 20th year of saving lives! We are a private, no-kill adoption center for homeless dogs and cats with an average annual intake around 2,000. Currently, we average 98 shelter spay/neuter surgeries each month along with an average of 80 low-cost community spay/neuter surgeries per month (SNyPS program).
We are looking for a DVM with strong surgical skills. We are on the verge of exciting program expansion for our growing community and we’re looking for an experienced veterinarian to join our hard-working team.
We support our veterinarians by providing flexible scheduling, competitive pay, contributions to continuing education, paid professional dues and license fees, health benefits (including dental and vision), 8 paid holidays plus PTO, and sick time. Additionally, SPCA-NN is a 501(c)(3) and an eligible organization for the federal student loan forgiveness program.
Most of all, we provide a friendly working environment where you will be respected and appreciated. We have an amazing team!
We were voted Best Nonprofit in 2017 by the Chamber of Commerce, and Best Nonprofit Group in 2018 by the Reno News and Review. We were also a finalist for the Best Places to Work Award in 2017 and 2018.
Essential Functions: •Provide compassionate care to patients with experience of fear free techniques. •Dedicated to a high live release rate and the No Kill Movement. •Able and willing to work in a busy and fast-paced environment. •General supervision of veterinary technicians. •Assist in the establishment and maintenance of procedures and protocols. •Build effective relationships through positive interaction and communication with the community, volunteers and staff. •Attend staff meetings and training sessions. •Advocate the humane treatment of animals and be able to transmit these values to others.
Preferences: •Shelter Medicine experience preferred. •Experience managing a clinic team. •High quality, high volume spay/neuter surgery experience preferred.
Salary Range: $85,000 - $100,000 annual salary based on skills and experience.
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Requirements: •Positive, Professional, and Team Work perspective. •Doctor of Veterinary Medicine required. •Current State of Nevada veterinary license. •Current controlled substance license preferred, but at least in good standing to submit application for DEA license upon hiring. •Ability to perform an average of 20-25 high quality surgeries per day. •Ability to appropriately handle routine surgical rechecks and emergency situations. •Able to maintain clear communication with internal staff on all levels.
About SPCA of Northern Nevada
SPCA of Northern Nevada was established by volunteers in 1998 as Nevada’s first no-kill animal shelter.
Our mission is to be an innovative regional leader in responsible treatment of homeless dogs and cats, primarily through their rescue and placement in forever loving homes, and by promoting spaying and neutering to control pet overpopulation. We accomplish our mission with dedication to our core values and a lifetime commitment to our animals.