Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work collaboratively with other Founders, Managers and Staff.
- Diagnose and treat medical conditions in all Cat Café Studio and The Feline Foundation animals. Follow progress of all patients placed on treatment, keeping records of all treatments and final outcomes in coordination with Founders, Managers and Staff.
- Direct, conduct and evaluate treatment plans, disease control measures, and hands-on medical treatment and progress of animals housed at the shelter including but not limited to:
a. vaccination protocolsb. nutrition and feeding protocolsc. parasite control measuresd. housing and sanitatione. treatment protocols for routine infectious diseasesf. preventative medicine proceduresg. emergency evaluation, treatment and proceduresh. pre-adoption exams in accordance with regulations
- Create, implement and measure compliance with procedures and protocols to ensure continued health.
- Develop, conduct and monitor medical program protocols and procedures.
- Direct and conduct a cost contained sterilization program, including performance of ovariohysterectomies and castrations on cats and dogs. Supervise all aspects of the procedures including anesthesia and post-operative care of the patient.
- Perform non-sterilization surgical procedures when deemed appropriate for the adoptability of a Cat Café Studio and The Feline Foundation pet.
- Oversee the scheduling of outside veterinary resources for procedures not available at Cat Café Studio and The Feline Foundation.The Veterinarian will decide what treatments or procedures are needed in coordination with other Managers as appropriate.
- Assist with internal and public relations consultation and education services as they pertain to veterinary medical issues.
- Provide telephone consultation with staff as needed during normal business hours.
- Oversee the instruction of Animal Care Staff.
- Assist in the development of a volunteer veterinary program.
- Assist in development of public programming for
a. Spay and neuterb. Vaccinationsc. Trap, neuter, return (TNR)
- Be on-call for any emergency treatments required if any.
- Various duties as assigned by the Founders.
- Set up and develop The Feline Foundation clinic as required for best outcomes of the Foundation’s mission.
- Graduate of an accredited school of veterinary medicine or equivalent.
- Licensed to practice veterinary medicine.
- Enthusiasm for Shelter Veterinary Medicine is strongly desired.
- Ability to conduct high quality surgical sterilizations in a fast paced environment.
- Acquire and possess a thorough understanding of and dedication to the philosophies of animal welfare.