Santa Fe Animal Shelter in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico is currently seeking a Shelter Medical Director to oversee the medical program for sheltered animals including high-quality humane medical care to shelter animals, spay/neuter procedures, a variety of surgical procedures, treatment of a wide range of medical conditions, and herd health maintenance. The Medical Director creates and implements protocols for shelter medicine and the flow of animals through SFAS and is the license holder for the shelter facility. The Medical Director also functions as a Shelter Clinic Veterinarian. The Medical Director is a member of the CEO executive team and provides personnel management to the shelter clinic team and is responsible for the shelter clinic budget. Three years of shelter experience a must.
The shelter sees approx 4500 animals per year including intake, animals in foster care, and owned animals reclaimed. Non-profit, non municipal shelter. Working for us provides the ability for student loan forgiveness with the PSLF. Generous PTO package, health insurance benefits, professional memberships, PLIT, CE allowance.
DVM/VMD degree, Licensed DVM in NM, or able to obtain licensure in NM, Current DEA, State Controlled License required. Current Drivers License. Must be able to maintain appropriate licensing
Since 1939, Santa Fe Animal Shelter has been dedicated to its mission to support animals, save lives, and spread compassion.
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and non municipal organization.
Santa Fe Animal Shelter focuses on accessible spay and neuter programs in an effort to beat animal population at its core. Creative adoption efforts and dozens of programs provide support for marginalized animals and work to place homeless animals into loving families.
Thanks to a partnership with the City of Santa Fe and the Bureau of Land Management, the main shelter is housed on a 100-acre campus complete with walking trails and play yards for daily enrichment for our Shelter residents, as well as single and multi-use public dog parks.
The expansive campus houses two veterinary clinics including a full service GP and the shelter clinic, and one offsite Spay/Neuter Clinic. Full service in house laboratory, Digital Radiograph, large surgical suite, dental workstation.