STATUS: Full-time or part-time, regular, non-exempt
SUPERVISOR: Veterinary Services Manager
Location: San Luis Obispo and Atascadero as per scheduling needs
Woods Humane Society is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated RVT professional who shares our desire to give back to our community. The Daphne Fahsing Spay/Neuter Clinic Team of Atascadero is committed to providing accessible and affordable spay/neuter and basic health services to those most in need. With a focus on individual patient care, performed with efficiency, we provide a high-quality service in a high-volume setting. We pride ourselves in being a resource for all things “community cat” and are advocates for the well-being of feral cats who share our environment. We are a Team who values learning from each other and who strives to make every day a good one.
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The person holding this position is responsible for assisting veterinarians perform medical and surgical procedures in our clinic. The scope of the surgical services is primarily high-quality high-volume (HQHV) spay and neuter services. Assistance in managing the health of our feline shelter residents is also a priority. The RVT will be responsible for patient comfort and safety, accurate medical records, maintenance of medical and surgical equipment and supplies, and leading the team of veterinary assistants and volunteers in daily tasks.
The person in this position will work in all aspects of our HQHV spay/neuter clinic
Fast paced work environment with possible exposure to infectious organisms, animal waste, chemical materials requiring OSHA Material Safety Data sheets and potential hostile persons and/or vicious animals
Ability to lift and carry fifty pounds for 100 feet; withstand long periods on your feet; bend, reach, stoop, lift and other moderately strenuous activities; control dogs on a leash; appropriately and humanely restrain cats and dogs; work with a variety of animals and cleaning agents
WHS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without discrimination with regard to race (including protective hairstyles and hair texture), religion (including religious belief, observance, dress or grooming practices), creed, color, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including breast feeding), age (40 years or over), sexual orientation, gender, gender identification and expression, transgender status, transitioning employees, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer), genetic characteristics, genetic information, family care, marital status, registered domestic partner status, enrollment in any public assistance program, status as military, or as a veteran or as a qualified disabled veteran, status as an unpaid intern or volunteer, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, protected medical leaves (including a request for or approval of leave under applicable leave of absence laws), domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law (“Protected Characteristics”). We also prohibit discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those Protected Characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those Protected Characteristics. It is our intention that all applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job related factors. EOE
No Phone Calls Please
Interested applications should download and complete Employment Application above and submit with cover letter and resume using the form below.