Come join our awesome shelter medicine team in Greenville South Carolina! We are looking for a shelter veterinarian who is passionate about animal welfare and population medicine. Greenville County Animal Care is an open intake municipal county shelter with an annual intake of about 9000 animals with a 87% save rate. On staff are 68 people, including 6 full time and part time veterinarians and 16 veterinarian assistants.
The shelter is located just 10 minutes from downtown Greenville and Reedy Falls Park. It is also situated just 10 minutes from downtown Traveler’s Rest and an hour drive to Asheville NC. We are a progressive shelter that has implemented many new programs in the last 2 years to help create a no kill community. We have a community cat diversion program, free spay/neuter for any large breed dog and free TNR programs. Our spay/neuter clinic runs a wellness clinic designated for those on government assistance and we are implementing a surrender prevention program.
The veterinarian will split time between the shelter attending to shelter and foster animals and the spay/neuter clinic. The spay/neuter clinic provides services to shelter pets, rescues and the general public. The veterinarian will also work with multiple departments providing guidance and protocols. New graduates and experienced veterinarians are encouraged to apply. Shelter medicine experience is desired but not required.
There is a competitive compensation package, paid time off, health and dental insurance, retirement plan, and licensure fees paid. No weekend shifts, usually done around 5 pm each day. We are an eligible organization for the federal student loan forgiveness program.
Must be currently licensed in the State of South Carolina to practice veterinary medicine and qualified and eligible to obtain DEA license. Experience in the field of veterinary medicine, with high volume wellness clinic and shelter experience desirable. Supervisory experience, knowledge of shelter medicine and epidemiology are helpful. Knowledge of disease recognition in shelter setting required. Effective decision making and diagnostic skills as well as interest in pursuing treatment options with limited funding are desired qualities. Strong customer service, oral/written communication skills and interest in networking with other professionals are required.