Government/Military, Non-Profit Associations, Other
DVM or equivalent
COVID got you re-thinking your career path? Want to provide excellent medical care but frustrated by constraints in client finances? Our shelter medical team is expanding community cat care and Outreach services to pets of needy patrons. Pima Animal Care Center is a nationally-recognized, open admission shelter in Tucson, AZ. Our Save Rate exceeds 91%. DVM colleagues share a diverse caseload of internal medicine, emergency trauma, infectious disease, cruelty investigation. In addition to HQHVSN, we perform orthopedic repairs and lots of soft tissue surgery. The PACC medical team is growing to 5 FT vets, 20 FT & 3 PT vet techs, 2 supervisors, clinic and medical foster coordinators, and dozens of dedicated volunteers and vet students.
PACC’s new $22M facility was completed in 2019. Clinic spaces include 2 dog and 1 cat ICU areas, 4-table surgery suite, digital dental suite, ultrasound, in-house IDEXX testing, Parvo ward plus 7 other isolation units. Our non-profit partner sponsors specialist referrals for Orthopedic and IM cases, plus sponsors some consumables upon request (e.g. remdesivir, compounded medications)
We will mentor/train enthusiastic candidates! Once proficient in duties, FT vets work 4x10hr shifts; annual salary $110K. Please contact Director of Vet Services with questions: email@example.com. Apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pima (search for veterinarian)
AZ State DVM license
AZ State drivers license
Additional Salary Information: Specialized CE to advance our medical care protocols may be sponsored by our non-profit partner: ultrasound, forensics, physical therapy, orthopedics, etc
About Pima Animal Care Center
Pima Animal Care Center is Southern Arizona’s largest pet adoption agency and the only shelter in our community that never turns away a pet in need. We take in over 18,000 pets/yr yet have a save rate exceeding 91%. In addition to providing advanced medical care for shelter animals, we spent COVID launching an Outreach program to provide free veterinary services to needy families in our county. Our foster care program is among the largest in the US.
Tucson was named the "most dog friendly city" in 2020 by MSN news. The Univ. of Arizona is based here and we enjoy a revitalized downtown. Tucson is a culturally diverse and affordable community with lots of history. The surrounding Sonoran desert and nearby mountain forests are international destinations for outdoor enthusiasts.