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Staff Veterinarian

Company: Animal Rescue League of Iowa
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) strives to protect the welfare of animals, preserve the human-animal bond, and prevent the overpopulation of companion animals. As Iowa's largest nonprofit animal shelter, we know that achieving this goal requires a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative work environment. If you are passionate about our mission, looking for purpose within an organization, and want to find meaning in your work, we would love for you to bring your talents to our team and make a difference for the animals. The Animal Rescue League of Iowa, Inc. (ARL) is seeking an experienced Staff Veterinarian to add to our medical staff. This position would work at both our ARL Main location, which is complete with 2 surgery suites, as well as a (currently being built) all-new Animal Services Building in Des Moines, IA. This position will be doing spay/neuter surgeries and other needed veterinary work on a variety of species (mostly dogs and cats), as well as medical treatments for the general population. This position also provides support for enforcement efforts in cases of neglect. Here's what we ask of you: Qualified candidates should have the following: Experience practicing in a shelter, private practice, or equivalent. A high level of skill, with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. Experience with community cats and TNR (preferred) Experience doing dentals (preferred) The Staff Veterinarian is on call after hours every other week. Being on call will primarily be via phone to give advice to staff, with the rare need to come in after hours as we utilize an emergency referral center for serious injuries. Our benefits: Flexible schedule - let's talk and see what works for you! Cooperative goal-oriented working environment that provides help to animals Ability to work with top-of-the-line equipment Competitive pay Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Student loan repayment assistance for veterinary school Competitive benefits Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Short and long-term disability 401(k) plan & employer match Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Veterinary Assistance Program Animal House Discount If that's not enough - we offer lots of dog kisses and kitty purrs - and horse whinnies to boot! Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Animal Rescue League of Iowa, Ankeny , Staff Veterinarian, Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa

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