- New Orleans, LA, USA
- Full Time
Medical, dental, vision, short term dissability & 401k, as well as supplemental options including cancer, critical illness, life insurance and accident
Our mission is to promote, protect and advance the well-being of Louisiana's companion animals
The Louisiana SPCA's award-winning Community Clinic provides affordable, low-cost services to the animals in the greater New Orleans area. With a combined experience of 115 years, our skilled team of veterinarians will ensure your pet is in great hands! We provide access to high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter services as well as preventative and essential veterinary care for our communities. The Community Medicine Veterinarian plays a crucial role in keeping pets and owners united throughout the course of their pet's medical treatment, with the primary focus being the care of the animal and the client, to enhance the lives of both the pet and the person. The Community Medicine veterinarian will provide services including examinations, diagnostics, treatments, minor surgery, and basic dentistry, concentrating on conditions that can be addressed with reasonable resources, and that have a high likelihood of a positive outcome.
You are great at:
- Working in a fast-paced environment with the agility to manage multiple demands and tasks.
- Demonstrating compassion, with excellent problem solving and diagnostic skills.
- Advocating for animal welfare and population control and have a passion for serving underserved populations.
- Working collaboratively with others in the medical team and across the organization.
- Demonstrating a strong work ethic with a willingness to work hard and sometimes long hours to get the job done.
You are amazing at:
- Interpersonal and communicating, conversing professionally and respectfully with clients, employees, and volunteers.
- Adjusting quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Coping effectively with complexity and change.
- Being analytical and inquisitive
- Bringing new ideas and suggestions to the table to improve the work that we do to serve our communities.
Just a couple of other important points:
You should not be allergic to animals or nut products and must be able to work around all animals, at times they can be aggressive; potentially subject to animal bites and scratches. Must be able to work with industrial-strength cleaners and disinfectants as we have a very strict cleaning protocol. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds; push and pull heavy objects; bend, twist, reach; perform strenuous physical activities.