Humane Society of Broward County is seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Director of Veterinary Services to join our team. The Director of Veterinary Services provides medical oversight of all clinic services programs, including creation and evaluation of medical, surgical, and disease control protocols, reporting to the Sr VP of Operations.
This role would be perfect for someone who is able to work effectively with others and enjoys sharing their knowledge and expertise. The perfect candidate would be an effective leader striving to drive the team to pursue excellence in shelter medicine and care. Our clinic team consists of passionate individuals who have dedicated years of their life to animal welfare and serving our community.
We are a 33,000 square foot non-profit open admissions shelter that provides homes to over 5,000 animals annually. HSBC is identified on the national level as a “Leader in Animal Welfare”.
This is a full-time, salaried onsite position.
Job Summary: Performs surgeries, heartworm treatments, surrender prevention cases and manages our public low-cost vaccine clinic. Ensures there is sufficient coverage of veterinarians for shelter clinic and vaccine clinic, ensures the drug books licensing and inventory is up to date and adequate to allow the clinic staff to perform their duties without interruption.
Considering moving to Florida? HSBC is located in Ft Lauderdale, FL, minutes away from FLL International Airport. Ft Lauderdale area has lower cost of living than the neighboring Miami while still known for its picturesque beaches, fantastic food, and prized art and cultural scene. With warm, sunny weather all year around and no state income tax, Ft Lauderdale is a slice of paradise: family friendly, great centralized location, superb dining scene and an active community.
Why consider joining Humane Society of Broward County?
Make a difference in the community by providing lifesaving medical and surgical care. Our shelter veterinarians see a variety of cases both within the shelter population and within the community. We are committed to keeping pets in their homes by offering medical interventions through our surrender prevention programs.
As a 501(C)(3) organization, this position would be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
Work life balance - 4 days per week, 10 hours shifts. No overnight work.
Medical benefits (health, dental and vision)
Retirement plan with employer match (50% up to an annual max)
Paid time off (personal, vacation, floating holidays, sick time) and eight paid holidays
Continuing education assistance and license reimbursement.
Employer sponsored life insurance.
Employee Assistance Program, free legal benefits, flexible spending accounts, supplemental life and disability insurance, various discounts.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and TRAINING
Doctorate in veterinary medicine required from an accredited Veterinary School.
Licensed in the state of Florida.
Must have DEA distribution license.
Work experience in developing, managing and motivating a team.
Demonstrated expertise in shelter operations, disease control and animal behavior.
Humane Society of Broward County (HSBC) is a non-profit animal shelter in South FL that was found in 1944. We are a 33,000 square foot open admissions shelter that provides homes to over 7,000 animals annually. HSBC is identified on the national level as a “Leader in Animal Welfare”. We offer full-time veterinarian services for shelter animals as well as community services such as low-cost vaccine clinic.