Paid Bi-Weekly an annual salary range posted with-in the job posting
DVM or equivalent
Position Title: Veterinarian
Classification: Veterinary Medicine (General Practice/Critical Care)
Posting Rage: $140,000-$190,000 (DOE)–Exempt
Benefits: Health, Dental, & Vision (After 60 Days of Employment)
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Keenesburg, Co.
Date Open: Until Filled
Our Non-Profit Organization has a positive mission and team environment!
If you have you have a strong work ethic, a passion to contribute to a great cause, and experience with General Practice Veterinary Medicine and Critical Care, then apply for our Veterinarian position today.
The Wild Animal Sanctuary is a place where motivated individuals can immerse themselves into a dedicated community, working side by side to provide a safe-haven for rescued exotic animals to live out the rest of their lives with dignity and respect. We are so much more than a workplace. We are a team committed to service, to bettering our communities, and the world.
Field Work/Regular Veterinary Care 30% - Records 30% - Critical Care & Emergency responsiveness 20%
Perform other duties as assigned/needed 15% -Travel 5%
The Wild Animal Sanctuary is seeking an experienced Licensed Veterinarian to oversee and run our clinics.
Interested candidates should have a strong work ethic and work history in Vet medicine, while having a solid background in Critical Care and Shelter based veterinary medicine. Duties include but are not limited to: Record keeping, medication distribution, physical examinations, blood draw, sample sending/receiving, x-rays, interpreting laboratory results and surgical procedures.
The Wild Animal Sanctuary operates two facilities within Colorado, and one in Texas. All three facilities have fully operational veterinary clinics on site, with both Colorado facilities being the primary responsibility of this position. Remote (virtual) monitoring of the Texas operation is required, yet, doing so only requires 1 to 3 hours per month.
Travel to the Sanctuary’s second location in southeast Colorado, as well as on certain rescue missions, is required. However, travel time is limited to an average of 4 days a month. This position does involve in-the-field physical work, so candidates need to be able to work in varying outdoor conditions and perform physical duties that require dexterity, agility and endurance.
Other Needs/Job Scope:
Veterinarian work in all aspects of preparation and field work for the rescue, immobilization, anesthesia, handling and sample collection of captive exotics/wildlife.
Procure, prescribe, track, inventory and dispense capture supplies including controlled substances, drugs, and veterinary supplies. Train and provide oversight with the Veterinarian Technician and Animal Care Medical Associates.
Maintain medical records, databases, and reports pertaining to chemical capture such as controlled substances/drug dosages, administration, morbidity or mortality.
Direct or assist projects requiring veterinary medical skills involving exotics/wildlife such as physical and visual exams, necropsy, surgery, surgical implants, and use of anesthetics, treatment, tranquilization, immobilization, physical capture, disease diagnosis, and tissue biopsy.
Training and education of none medical animal care staff of related husbandry and veterinary care.
Minimum Job qualifications:
Doctoral degree in veterinary medicine from an AVMA-accredited school of veterinary medicine & Licensed Affiliated with AAVSB (American Association of Veterinary State Boards)
Medical and Surgical experience
3-7 years of work experience in related field
Possess valid DEA license and federal accreditation.
Possess/be able to obtain veterinary licensure for the state of Colorado.
Valid Driver’s License
Must be able to lift 75 pounds.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, holidays and evening hours, in all weather extremes.
Must be able to be on call/available for consultation on a permanent basis.
The Wild Animal Sanctuary currently operates three facilities within the United States. Two of the Sanctuaries are located in Colorado - and one is in Texas.
Combined, they encompass more than 10,000 acres!
Our Sanctuaries have incredibly unique programs that rescue animals from horrific captive situations and rehabilitate them so they can live and roam freely within large natural habitats with others of their own kind.?
We care for more than 650 Lions, Tigers, Bears, Wolves!
Explore our website for more information pertaining to our Sanctuaries, or about visiting and discovering the many ways you can help!