Looking to help at-risk animals in a new and challenging way? Come join a leader in animal welfare! The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is looking for a full-time Veterinarian. This position will split time between our Milwaukee Campus and Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. This is primarily a Monday-Friday position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Performing high-volume, high-quality, safe spay/neuter surgeries for shelter & public animals
Perform other surgeries as needed for shelter animals
Ensuring safe, effective and efficient medical processes from check in to discharge (including follow up)
Vaccinating animals and providing quality medical screenings
Monitoring the daily health of client and shelter animals
Providing medical information to clients and answer questions as needed
Develop & implement treatment plans as needed for animals in shelter & foster
Providing direction to medical support staff
DVM degree and license required, high volume spay/neuter experience or shelter medicine experience preferred
Candidates must be positive, flexible, and work well with coworkers and the public
Experience working in fast paced, high volume setting is preferred
Candidates must be committed to treating animals with kindness and respect
Full-time staff are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including up to 2 weeks’ Vacation, 1-week Paid Time Off (PTO), and 6 paid Holidays within their first year. Paid time-off will be prorated based on the full-time hire date and is available after 45 days of consecutive employment. On the first of the month following 60 days of consecutive employment, full-time staff are eligible for these additional benefits:
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Group Term Life Insurance and Voluntary Life Insurance
Short Term and Long-Term Disability
Flexible Spending Plans
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Aflac Supplemental Benefits
Limited wellness care veterinary services for companion animals
All staff are eligible for the following benefits package on their hire date:
403(b) Retirement Plan
30% off discount on animal adoption fees
10% off merchandise discount in our Animal Antics Store
*Limited retail (i.e. apparel, pet food, special order merchandise), service fee, event, and education program discounts
*Available on the first of the month following 60 days of consecutive employment after the hire date.
Come see why over 200 staff call one of WHS’s 6 locations home. You’ll be happy you did!
Equal Opportunity Employer
About Wisconsin Humane Society
The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is the oldest and largest shelter in Wisconsin. It was founded in 1879 and operates shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Door, and Brown Counties, as well as a Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. The organization offers adoption services, educational programming, and veterinary resources for animals from low-income households, retail stores, volunteer programs and dog training classes. The Milwaukee shelter also houses the states busiest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. WHS is an independent nonprofit and receives no general government funding and is not part of any national umbrella group.