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The associate veterinarian ensures the highest quality of veterinary care and client education. The veterinarian mentors and trains an effective, productive medical staff, advocates for pets, educates clients on all aspects of pet health, ensures a safe and effective clinic environment, and improves both the medical quality and business performance of the clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Operate an effective, productive veterinary staff, advocating for pets, educating clients on all aspects of pet health, ensuring a safe and effective clinic environment, and improving both the medical and business performance of the clinic.

Follows the standard service sequence and communicates with other staff members to maintain the flow of patients to maximize quality medical care and productivity.

Ensure the safety of pets, clients, and staff members by utilizing safe restraining techniques, following standard protocols, and maintains clean, sterile and organized treatment areas, exam rooms, surgery rooms and lab areas.

Follow OSHA standards. Be able to find material safety data sheets quickly.

Diagnose, treat and control diseases and injuries in pets, perform surgeries, prescribe and administer medications and vaccines as appropriate.

Educate clients about the importance of preventive care including spay and neuter including diagnosing and treatments, clinic and Humane Society services and other related information. Coach paraprofessional staff to provide education as well.

Ensure client/patient satisfaction to expand client base through referrals.

Obtain relevant information and history from clients, maintain proper and complete medical records.

Provide professional, efficient and exceptional service including prescribing and administering preventive care for the wellness of pets and diagnosing and treating diseases and minor injuries in pets.

Effectively communicate diagnosis and treatment plans to staff and clients.

Create and maintain a positive and professional relationship with other community partners such as but not limited to obedience trainers, law enforcement, shelters and donors.

Foster and effective communication between staff members, clinic supervisors, Humane Society administration, Humane Officers, Humane Education and Board members.

Fully utilize all HSSBV systems to ensure the protection of license and improve the quality of life for staff, clients and patients.

Ensure and adhere to all HSSBV policies, protocols and quality assurance guidelines and local state and federal laws are followed, including proper maintenance of controlled substance inventory logs.

Clearly understand and deliver HSSBV medical standards and ethical practices and ensure clinic staff members have been educated and practice within these guidelines.

Understand and follow state guidelines regarding the duties of veterinarians, veterinary assistants and licensed veterinary technicians.

Notify the Veterinary Manager and/or Humane officers all pets seen in the clinic that may be exhibiting signs of animal abuse including neglect or abandonment, physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse, blood sports or ritualistic abuse.

Attend board meetings at the request of the Board.

Assist with community outreach, humane education and fund raising events as needed.

Other duties as assigned. 

 Experience, Education and/or Training:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent

License in good standing with state of California

License with Drug Enforcement Agency ( DEA)

Proven ability to perform up to 40 surgical procedures a day on all sizes of dogs and cats

Ability to see up to 30 or more patient exams per day while maintaining HSSBV standard of care.

Have a basic knowledge of animal diseases and conditions including domestic animals, exotic animals and wildlife.

No felony convictions or convictions of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Have a valid California driver’s license, or ability to obtain one and maintain during the course of employment. Insurable to drive HSSBV vehicle.

Ability to operate a vehicle under all types of weather road conditions.

Ability to work when and where needed, including field disasters or emergency response for extended periods of time.

 Apply by email to, fax 909-386-1443, or apply in person today!!  


We have several positions available. The Humane Society provides an excellent employee benefits package which includes:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Insurance
  • IRA
  • Veterinarian Continuing Education
  • R.V.T Continuing Education
  • Liability Insurance
  • Cafeteria Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Sick Time
Please "Click Here" to print our Employment Application. Be sure to note which position you are applying for. Once completed, you can fax it to: 909-386-1443, email it to the appropriate staff member listed under the job posting or deliver it in person!