Salary and Benefits:
Competitive salary based on experience
Up to $200K interest-free loan to pay student debt with $10K forgiven each year.
Medical insurance. Employer pays 90% of sponsored plan (currently Anthem Silver)
Dental, Vision, and $10,000 life insurance fully paid by employer
401k plan with match vested immediately
Generous paid vacation time available day 1
Paid sick leave and personal days
Are you dreaming of running a vet hospital? Is it time to lead instead of follow? Tired of big city life or just want to stay a country veterinarian in a new town? Haven Humane Society in beautiful Northern California is looking for a Chief Medical Officer to take over the veterinary hospital and clientele. We are also looking for an Associate Veterinarian. The hospital is 4,485 sq.ft. with a 2-table surgery suite, 2 exam rooms, x-ray room, isolation room, pharmacy and great support staff who serve the community and Haven’s stray and adoptable animals with medical care. Besides a competitive salary and great benefits, we are offering an interest-free loan up to $200K to pay off student debts with $10K forgiveness after each year worked.
CMO Duties and Responsibilities: • Provide medical care for shelter animals, community cats, and client-owned pets, including evaluation, case management, treatment decisions and direction of support staff. • Perform high-volume spay/neuter surgeries per day for shelter animals, community cats, and client-owned pets using high-quality, high-volume efficiency techniques. • Complete other general practice-type surgeries such as mass removals, entropion repair, and amputations. • Mentor and work alongside associate veterinarians, vet technicians and veterinary students/grads to provide consistent and high quality medical and surgical care; direct technicians to follow established protocols. • Communicate with other departments and pet owners regarding treatment recommendations. • Maintain an understanding of the programs and work collaboratively with all departments across the organization to ensure the highest level of service and care are provided to animals and people. • Work with the Animal Regulation Officers to properly assess, document and treat animals that are part of law enforcement cases. • Provide vaccinations and basic wellness care on site and in the community at subsidized free or low-cost clinics. • Assist in the development, implementation, and revision of goals, policies, and procedures. • Coordinate and collaborate with local veterinarians and clinic/shelter professionals to promote positive and productive relationships; participate in arranging for care at private veterinary hospitals as needed. • Perform euthanasia according to established protocols including decision-making requirements. • Maintain medical records and controlled substance logs to standards of veterinary and sheltering practices and organizational SOPs; ensure that records are in order and complete and maintained in organizational systems; provide information in a manner understandable by pet owners. • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of shelter animal health protocols, surgical procedures and companion animal health issues. • Build effective relationships through positive interaction and communication with the community, volunteers and staff.
Join us where the snow-capped mountains meet the lakes and outdoor activities abound.
Education and Experience: • Current valid license to practice veterinary medicine in California (or willingness to pursue a CA license). • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited college or university. • Experience in shelter medicine, community medicine, and/or HQHVSN preferred but not required.
Haven Humane Society has been caring for lost, homeless and abused animals in the Redding, California, area for 70 years. Haven is a charitable non-profit organization that is privately funded by our community, and believes all animals deserve love and respect and that it’s our responsibility to be their advocates.
We are very proud to have earned a reputation for providing the gold standard in quality animal care throughout Shasta County and beyond. Haven Humane was awarded the Lifesaving Luminary Award from Best Friends Animal Society, and the Points of Light Foundation certification for outstanding volunteer program. Our biggest reward comes from giving animals a safe haven, providing medical care, love and training to help them transition to happy lives in loving homes.