Medical Director
Mohawk Hudson Humane Society - Menands, NY

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Mohawk Hudson Humane Society seeks a veterinarian licensed in the State of New York to be responsible for the direction of medical care and protocols at the MHHS and for providing high volume, high quality spay/neuter surgeries of shelter animals as well as for the community.

The priorities for work assignments are driven by ensuring constant humane care, treatment and excellence in the daily care and welfare of all shelter animals. Shelter cares primarily for dogs and cats, but also accepts rabbits, rodents, ferrets and pet birds.

Required to work as a part of a team. This position must support all board policies and position statements.

Compensation based on experience. Package is competitive including paid medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, CE reimbursement, VIN membership and license renewal reimbursement.


Oversee all health and related aspects of care for sheltered animals including but not limited to disease prevention programs, routine health care, vaccinations, testing and treatments.
Provide surgical and medical services and care for a variety of well, sick and injured animals, including a high volume of spay and neuter surgeries.
Assist cruelty investigators, prepare reports for district attorney and occasionally accompany investigators in the field.
Develop and oversee medical evaluation program used within the shelter.
Responsible for supervision of controlled drug logs.
Ensure record keeping is complete, up-to-date and used appropriately.
Oversee ordering programs for medical supplies and care of medical equipment.
Provide input toward formulation of annual budgets involving medical care.
Interact with internal and external contacts in a positive manner that effectively represents the Society.
Evaluate program quality, cost and overall effectiveness to recommend and implement changes and improvements..
Develop and implement methods to control and prevent the spread of disease.
Support and assist in special projects, programs, and tasks related to the goals and plans of the Society.
Directly responsible for the supervision of all veterinary professional staff (DVMs and LVTs), as well as other staff performing animal care or veterinary support duties.

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