Chief Medical Officer - VeterinarianJob Description
The Chief Medical Officer will provide and ensure proper healthcare to dogs, cats and other animals at the shelter. Responsible for the medical health and well being of sheltered animals, including but not limited to sterilization, quarantine issues, and ethics of the shelter medical practice.
Directs all veterinary medical care related to shelter animals, implementing practices and protocols related to shelter medicine.
Coordinates and directs the medical operations of the GBHS and ensures sound veterinary medical practices.
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited university; Must be currently licensed in the State of Alabama to practice veterinary medicine; Must provide current DEA license. Motivated to assist and instruct in all areas of animal care; minimal computer skills; meets minimum general requirements for GBHS employment as set forth in GBHS employee handbook.
Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds; ability to sit, stand, walk, reach, twist, turn kneel, bend, and stoop; ability to work well in a team environment; ability to work weekends and evenings and be on-call as necessary; meets minimum general requirements for GBHS employment as set forth in GBHS employee handbook.
Human Resources Department
Greater Birmingham Humane Society
300 Snow Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209