Medical Clinic Open Positions

We have several positions open in our Medical Clinic. Scroll down to learn more!

Medical/Animal Care Liaison Coordinator

Full Time: 40 hours/wk
Pay: $15/h
Tuesday-Saturday 
Reports to Medical Director

  • Lead all staff training 
  • Works with Medical Director/Animal Care and Intake Director to ensure cleaning protocols are followed by all staff members and volunteers
  • Manages Animal Care inventory and coordinates ordering of medical supplies
  • Performs daily general medical rounds of shelter animals 
  • Processes medical concerns noted by animal care staff and triaging/prescribing medication 
  • based on protocols designed by our veterinarian. 
  • Creates a line of communication between the Medical and the Animal Care staff including training staff based on medical recommendations and ensure followthrough 
  • Medical data entry 
  • Schedules surgeries for rescue groups/clients
  • Fields questions from adopters regarding medical care/post-adoption concerns
  • Shows empathy and compassion for the animals in our care and the community we serve
  • Provides a strong customer service experience

Resumes, cover letters, and any questions can be directed to Jessica Hiltner, Shelter Director, jessica.hiltner@hinsdalehumanesociety.org.

Veterinary Technician, CVT

Hinsdale Humane Society is seeking a part-time Certified Veterinary Technician to join our veterinary team in our on-site clinic.

The candidate should be a highly-motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter with a professional attitude. The candidate would be responsible for oversight of all surgical patients, assisting the staff veterinarian with perioperative care of patients. Surgeries will include spays and neuters as well as any additional procedures required to prepare pets for adoption at the shelter. Candidates will also assist with all other medical procedures, examinations, and laboratory testing.

Job Type: Part-time

Required Skills:

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds consistently
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have effective communication skills
  • Must be able to sit or stand for eight or more hours a day
  • Must know veterinary medical concepts including but not limited to vaccine protocols, surgical prep and anesthetic monitoring
  • Must have knowledge of controlled substance regulations
  • Must be skilled in intubation, IV catheter placement, IV access, blood draws, and drug calculations
  • Weekend work required

Position reports to the Medical Director. This position is 20 hours per week with the starting pay rate in line with experience level.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to Dr. Kristin Tvrdik at kristin.tvrdik@hinsdalehumanesociety.org or by mail to 21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale, IL 60521

Part-Time Veterinarian

The Hinsdale Humane Society is seeking a part-time (20 yours/week) veterinarian to join our growing medical team. HHS is a progressive, community-conscious animal shelter focused on improving animal welfare for pets in shelters as well as keeping animals healthy and happy in homes with their owners. 

The veterinarian will be responsible for providing wellness and routine veterinary care for clients of our Irving and Phyllis Millstein Foundation Clinic. Additional duties may also include providing high volume spay and neuter surgery for our shelter and rescue group partners. 

This position is ideal for someone looking for a part-time opportunity to practice veterinary medicine or a veterinarian looking to supplement their current work with a low-stress, high-reward opportunity to provide general wellness care for a large number of pets and their owners. 

The applicant must hold a doctorate of veterinary medicine from an accredited school of veterinary medicine and must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Illinois. A commitment to the mission of population management, spay/neuter, and understanding of the importance of affordable, basic veterinary care is a must. Weekend and evening hours will be required of this position. 

Come visit our facility and meet our team!

Resumes, cover letters, and any questions can be directed to Dr. Kristin Tvrdik, DVM, Medical Director at kristin.tvrdik@hinsdalehumanesociety.org

 

Veterinary Assistant

Hinsdale Humane Society is seeking a part time Veterinary Assistant to join our veterinary team in our on-site clinic.

The candidate should be a highly-motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter with a professional attitude. The candidate would be responsible for assisting our veterinarian with patient and client care during our wellness and vaccination clinics as part of our Irving and Phyllis Millstein Clinic program.

Required Skills:

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds consistently
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have effective communication skills
  • Must be able to sit or stand for eight or more hours a day
  • Must know veterinary medical concepts including but not limited to vaccine protocols, surgical prep and anesthetic monitoring
  • Must have confidence and skill to safely handle dogs and cats with a variety of temperaments and sizes
  • Weekend or evening work required

This position reports to the Medical Director. This part time position is 20 hours per week with a starting pay rate that will match experience level.

Resumes, cover letters, and any questions can be directed to Jessica Hiltner, Shelter Director, jessica.hiltner@hinsdalehumanesociety.org.