Humane Society of Putnam County/Major Michael Shipley Memorial Clinic
Location: Cookeville, Tennessee
Type: Part Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
The Major Michael Shipley Memorial Clinic is seeking a full or part-time veterinarian who enjoys spay/neuter surgery and helping people help their pets. We are a fast-paced, two doctor practice seeking a talented veterinarian to join our thriving clinic, located in the heart of the Upper Cumberland region of Middle Tennessee. We support and depend on our veterinarians to use their advanced medical expertise in a way that benefits pets, clients, and our community. You will use your professional judgment combined with your high level of empathy, confidence, and humility to help pets in our community get the care they need. Experienced, Re-Entry into veterinary medicine, New Graduates, and Retirees all encouraged to apply!
We are dedicated to providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients and offering our clients exceptional service. Our financial assistance programs make our care affordable to everyone. We have an awesome, tenured support team, so you are free to practice as your best self, 1-4 days per week, without overtime, on-call, or weekend work! Our veterinarians work behind the scenes, so it would be your choice on how much contact you have with the public.
Located on Interstate 40, 70 miles from Nashville and 90 miles from Knoxville, Cookeville is one of Tennessee’s fastest-growing cities and is home to Tennessee Technological University. Boasting an excellent school system, restaurants, shopping, parks, and community activities, Cookeville is an excellent place to build a career and raise a family. The Upper Cumberland region is known for its low cost of living, laid-back lifestyle, many state parks, hiking trails, and other outdoor activities. Dale Hollow Lake and Center Hill Lake offer great fishing, camping, and boating opportunities.
DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school.
Veterinarian ready to provide passionate care.
Active, non-restricted license (or ability to obtain) in the state of Tennessee
Proficient in performing spay/neuter surgical procedures is strongly preferred
Committed to ongoing personal education
Work well as part of a dedicated team of individuals
The Humane Society of Putnam County was established in 1979 and proudly opened this clinic in 2007. Since that time, we have performed nearly 60,000 spay/neuter surgeries and have seen over 100,000 patients. This is NOT your typical high volume spay/neuter clinic - the focus of our clinic is quality over quantity, ensuring that every pet seen is thoroughly evaluated and given proper medical treatment prior to going home. The mission of our Society is to provide a non-lethal, responsible solution to pet homelessness in the Upper Cumberland region of Middle Tennessee. We provide affordable spay/neuter and wellness services to this region, and subsidized services with grants and donations for those who cannot afford our modest prices.
Major Mike’s team is committed to equality, inclusion, and diversity and strives to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. Major Mike’s offers an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package, SUPERIOR work/life balance, fewer hours, less anxiety, less stress, less burnout, and the opportunity to work with a phenomenal team! Interested? We would love to speak with you!
About Humane Society of Putnam County/Major Michael Shipley Memorial Clinic
The Humane Society of Putnam County is dedicated to educating the public and promoting the benefits of spaying and neutering of pets. The mission of the Society is to provide a non-lethal, responsible solution to pet overpopulation in the fourteen counties of the Upper Cumberland region of Middle Tennessee. The Society provides affordable spay/neuter and wellness services to surrounding regions, and subsidizes services with grants and donations for those who cannot afford our modest prices.