The Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colorado is looking for a high quality, high volume spay/neuter Surgeon to join our team! With a supportive Veterinary Services staff and modern equipment, we are committed to providing the highest quality, compassionate, and ethical care to pets in our community. In this position you will have the opportunity to affect positive change by preventing pet overpopulation in underserved communities.
In this role you will perform HQ/HV surgeries on the leagues two mobile spay/neuter units and in the cat spay/neuter clinic. This position will also provide mentorship to Interns and Externs, helping to train the next generation of Veterinarians. Looking for a schedule that allows for work life balance? Our spay neuter shifts are 7-3:30 or 8-4:30, with no on call responsibilities. We will provide training opportunities to the right candidate.
Safely perform high quality high volume spay/neuter surgeries for dogs and cats.
Collaborate with Veterinary Services management team to maximize efficiencies and positive outcomes.
Supervise and mentor Veterinary interns and externs in surgical techniques and procedures.
Maintain a culture of collaboration and teamwork among the Veterinary teams.
Monitor and evaluate departmental/area processes and procedures to maximize efficient uses of resources.
Occasionally participate in community wellness clinics and events.
Participate in inter-departmental meetings and discussions to support and develop League initiatives.
In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to our full-time doctors. Our benefits are designed to help our staff lead healthy, productive and rewarding lifestyles. They include:
Student loan repayment assistance
Basic and voluntary supplemental life insurance
Short-term disability insurance
Flex spending accounts
401(k) retirement option with League matching contributions
Voluntary long-term disability insurance
Personal time off (PTO)
Employee assistance program
Discounts on supplies and limited veterinary services
Join an industry leader! The Dumb Friends League is the largest community-based animal welfare organization in the Rocky Mountain region, and recognized nationally as a model for other animal shelters across the country. Each year, we welcome more than 20,000 homeless pets to our two shelters while our equine center in Franktown takes in abused and neglected horses, ponies, mules and donkeys that have been removed from owners by law enforcement authorities. At all of our facilities, we provide a nurturing environment where animals may find relief from suffering, and opportunities for rehabilitation and adoption.