Summary:Responsible for ensuring high veterinary medical standards and quality of service in the Surgery Center and serves as a clinical practicing veterinarian. Oversees shelter Medical Care, drug and treatment protocols, performs surgical sterilization of dogs and cats in the Surgery Center to include high volume and pediatric spay/neuter. Physical Demands:Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Work schedules 3-4 days per week to include one  weekend day 7:30am to 6:00pm
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Set up veterinary care protocols for animals at the HSPPR Colorado Springs location and establishes medicaland general care protocols for the health and well-being of the animals.
Ensures sound veterinary medical practices.
Sets standards and performs spay/neuter and occasionally other surgical procedures.
Set standards and performs medical care for shelter and surgery related post adoption patients.
Responsible for compliance with all laws pertaining to controlled drugs
Responsible for assessing animal health.
Oversees and develops protocols to maintain or improve herd health.
Responsible for enhancing professional knowledge and skills.
Participates in daily medical rounds.
Graduated from an accredited veterinary medical college – DVM or equivalent.
Licensed to practice in the State of Colorado.
Experiences in high volume spay/neuter clinic and/or post graduate surgical training.
Demonstrated aptitude in clinical medicine and surgery.
Experience in animal welfare and shelter operations a plus.
Demonstrated success in working with a diverse team of professionals, skilled in managing varied relationships and successful at facilitating collaboration and cooperation.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Communicating effectively, verbally and in writing in a diverse range of audiences and settings.
Excellent communication skills including give/receive feedback.
Working the hours necessary to accomplish targeted responsibilities.
Practices excellent quality medicine and upholds the veterinary code of ethics.
Founded in 1949, the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is a private, nonprofit animal welfare organization dedicated to the care and protection of domesticated animals in our community. HSPPR rescues and cares for animals in distress, reunites lost pets with their owners, finds loving homes for homeless animals and teaches people how to properly care for and respect animals, as well as enforces licensing and other animal ordinances.