SEEKING QUALIFIED JOB APPLICANTS - MEDICAL CARE MANAGER
HART is seeking applicants for the Medical Care Manager position (our current Medical Care Manager, Evelyn, will retire in December). Qualified applicants should contact HART via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following are the Job Description and Job Requirements:
The Medical Care Manager is responsible for overseeing the health and welfare of the cats and kittens in the shelter as well as those in foster care. Manage the medical treatments and maintain medical supplies; schedule veterinary visits, medical procedures, and spays/neuters; perform intake exams, vaccines and de-worming.
Will also be responsible for training and supervising the staff & volunteers on the Medical Team (incl. cleaning staff) and working with the Shelter Manager to schedule the Med Team. Provides advice for adopters.
Will maintain/update shelter database records and provide monthly reports for review by the Board of Directors and other supportive committees as needed.
2 to 4 years’ experience as a veterinary assistant or RVT and/or working with a pet-rescue adoption shelter.
Prefer experience with shelter medicine and protocols.
You will be working closely with our Veterinary Partners to maintain the health of all the shelter & foster cats and kittens so you need to have some working knowledge of feline health issues and treatment of same.
Must be able to handle feral or fractious cats safely and in a humane manner & all cats and kittens with fear free techniques.
Work with and manage staff in a professional manner.
Communicate effectively needed instructions to non-medical volunteers and staff.