Assist the Veterinary Coordinator with daily management and tasks needed to maintain the health and welfare of program dogs.
- Assist Veterinary Coordinator with any tasks delegated and filling in when she is ill or on vacation;
- Assist with oversight of veterinary care for program dogs including collaborating with trainers, kennel personnel, prison liaisons, veterinarians and puppy raisers;
- Provide medical advice and support to all involved in caring for program dogs (including after hours on-call); Develop and facilitate medical care plans for program dogs;
- Provide routine medical care including, but not limited to, administration of medications, vaccinations and fluids;
- Assist in maintenance and ordering of medical inventory needed for campus and prison use, veterinary budgets and related invoices;
- Maintain database of veterinary care of dogs, report data as requested or needed;
- Develop new and/or expanded veterinary relationships for donated or discounted services;
- Educate clients, staff and NEADS partners re: veterinary issues;
- Prepare and deliver dog health record packets to new clients when matched with dogs;
- Conduct classes educating clients on dog health issues; be well versed in NEADS program offerings, history and overall Mission.
- 3-5 years’ experience as a Certified Veterinary Technician with good understanding of veterinary fundamentals
- Understanding of puppy/dog behavior and learning as it intersects with health issues;
- Excellent organizational and communications skills;
- Excellent computer skills;
- Experience in breeding, whelping and weaning is helpful; after hours and weekend “on-call” availability necessary.
- 3-5 years’ experience as a Certified Veterinary Technician with a good understanding of veterinary fundamentals
- Be able to lift 40 pounds, climb stairs, bend down easily.
- Office, kennel, exam room, prison, outdoors
TO APPLY: In order to be considered candidates must submit a resume and cover letter
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $17.00 /hour