OK HUMANE JOBS & CAREERS

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By joining our team, you could work for Oklahoma’s largest animal welfare nonprofit and save animal lives right in Oklahoma City. We are a mission-focused group of individuals who are working to see a day when every adoptable animal finds a home. You can browse our available jobs and careers below. Thank you for your interest!

  • Full-Time Veterinarian Assistant -- Statewide Program-- Oklahoma City
    Department Statewide
    Immediate Supervisor Statewide Manager
    Status Full time/non-exempt

    Purpose of Position:

    The Veterinary Assistant is a vital part of the Statewide Program. Their job is to assist the statewide team and the accompanying Veterinarian in the spay and neuter surgeries that help save thousands of animal lives. These surgeries will either occur on the Spay and Neuter Surgery Trailer that will be set up in the rural communities around Oklahoma, or in surgical suites that have been set up by other organizations throughout the state.

    Job Responsibilities (scheduled surgery days):

    • Travel to and from surgery locations.
    • Set up and breakdown of mobile surgery unit or surgical suite
    • Triage all patients as they are checked in and report health concerns to attending Veterinarian.
    • Handling and restraint of animals for examination, vaccination, and sedation.
    • Administer animal vaccinations, tests, medications and treatments as directed.
    • Prepping of animals for surgical procedures.
    • Keeping kennels and animals clean throughout the day.
    • Communicating with partners/clients in relation to patients.
    • Calculate and administer anesthesia to all surgical patients per anesthetic protocol.
    • Accurately maintain all necessary drug logs and patient records as directed by the Veterinarian.

    Job Responsibilities (non-surgery days):

    • Data entry (microchips/rabies info, surgery notes)
    • Surgical pack prep (cleaning instruments, assembling packs, sterilizing)
    • Cleaning surgery related equipment.
    • Communicating with partners/clients in relation to patients.
    • Stay current in knowledge of emergency drugs and protocol.
    • Provide professional in-person, e-mail, and telephone client service and answer questions.
    • Maintain medical inventory and supplies.

     Other Responsibilities:

    • Actively support associate staff and volunteers; promote the development of skills related to the advancement of our goals and mission.
    • Supervising and training volunteers in partnering communities.
    • Representing Statewide Initiative in partnering communities.
    • Working occasional weekends.
    • Other duties assigned as needed.

     

  • Full-Time Clinic Office Assistant --Oklahoma City
    Department Spay/Neuter Clinic
    Immediate Supervisor Clinic Manager
    Status Non-exempt

    Purpose of Position:

    The Clinic Office Assistant is our client’s first contact when calling or visiting and as such carries a significant role within our Clinic to ensure excellent customer service.  The position will maintain the professional environment by answering phones, scheduling appointments, data entry and performing special projects such as grant project reports.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

    • Responsible for handling high volume of phone calls and emails.
    • Scheduling client appointments.
    • Checking clients in and out.
    • Physically handling cats and dogs.
    • Providing post-operative care instructions to owners.
    • Tender cash and credit; create daily ledger of deposits.
    • Data entry for all client appointments.
    • Prepare mailing lists, labels and reports.
    • Maintain office filing and storage systems.
    • Keep filing/document management system for electronic and paper documents organized.
    • Monitor and order office supplies.
    • Distribute/file all incoming mail.
    • Data entry, research, typing, correspondence, faxes, and filing.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements:

    Bilingual abilities are a plus.

    • Previous experience in an office setting required.
    • Experienced administrative professional who is dependable and highly organized with business maturity, discretion, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude.
    • Technologically literate with strong computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel and other commonly used software.
    • Good internet skills, including use of e-mail programs and group messaging.
    • Good organizational skills and record keeping (attention to detail is critical).
    • Cheerful presence and people skills.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Self starter who can work independently.
    • Skill in establishing priorities and managing workload.
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.

    Physical Requirements:

    Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and/or outdoors.

    • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help.
    • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.
    • Must have good range of motion in joints especially wrist, knees, elbows.
    • Must have good range of motion in your back, for instance twisting.
    • Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.
    • Must be able to use a ladder and or step stool.
    • Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers. Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning.
    • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament.

     

  • Full-Time Veterinarian Assistant -- Spay/Neuter Clinic -- Oklahoma City
    Department Spay/Neuter Clinic
    Immediate Supervisor Clinic Manager
    Status Full time/non-exempt

    Veterinary Assistant

    OK Humane is a high-volume, affordable spay/neuter clinic that services performs an average of 65 spay/neuter surgeries a day. We also see 20 animals a day for vaccinations and general health check-ups.

    We are a high energy, dynamic team that works hard every day to provide every pet that walks through our doors with care, compassion, and top-notch customer service. Want to join our team?

    We are looking for a veterinary assistant! This position is the backbone of our surgery team. From assisting in surgery, answering owner’s questions, and keeping the clinic clean and organized, there is never a dull moment in a vet assistant’s day.

    Here’s who we’re looking for:

    • You like to MOVE! Sitting at a desk makes you antsy, and you’d rather hustle through your day than dawdle in front of a computer.
    • One of your catchphrases is, “How can I help?”—you always bring your best to every situation and contribute however you can.
    • Bring on the multi-tasking! You can make a sandwich, file your taxes, walk your dog AND call your grandma at the same time.
    • You love the sensation that comes from being on a team and accomplishing the impossible with a solid group effort.
    • Nothing would make you prouder than to be a part of an effort to reduce pet overpopulation in our community.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

    • Perform daily cleaning of kennels, cages and public areas when necessary.
    • Spot clean throughout the day.
    • Clean prep room and operating room at the end of the day.
    • Wash and sterilize all surgical packs throughout the day.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Restrain all patients during anesthesia induction and intubation.
    • Monitor all patients on gas anesthesia.
    • Prepare patients for surgery as instructed.
    • Transport patients from prep room to operating room.
    • Assist veterinarians in surgery as needed.
    • Keep veterinary lead assistant informed of animal behavior, health, or concerns.
    • Administer animal vaccinations, tests, medications and treatments as directed.
    • Assist clients with necessary paperwork.
    • Monitor patients in recovery.
    • Provide excellent patient care.

    Job Requirements:

    • Must be able to learn basic veterinary medical concepts including but not limited to vaccine protocols and anesthetic risks.
    • Must also be able to communicate basic veterinary concepts to owners and be able to repeat information relayed by a veterinarian.
    • Will be asked to communicate with the public on a daily basis in a professional manner.
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.

    Physical Requirements:

    Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and/or outdoors.

    • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help.
    • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.
    • Must have good range of motion in joints especially wrist, knees, elbows.
    • Must have good range of motion in your back, for instance twisting.
    • Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.
    • Must be able to use a ladder and or step stool.
    • Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers. Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning.
    • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament.
  • Part-Time Transport Coordinator -- Oklahoma City
    Department Spay & Neuter Clinic
    Immediate Supervisor Spay & Neuter Clinic Manager
    Status Part-Time/Overtime Eligible

    Purpose of Position:

    The Transport Coordinator will be primarily responsible for spay and neuter transports to and from partnering cities to reduce pet overpopulation in our state. These transports are including but not limited to: 2 long distance transports per month ranging from 8-10 hours of driving in a single day in addition to 4 transports per month ranging from 4-5 hours of driving in a single day. These transports are on a split shift basis. There can also be transports between metro OK Humane locations.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

    • Follow company policies and adhere to all standards and guidelines.
    • Assist in the daily operations of the spay/neuter transport program.
    • Reporting health concerns to attending veterinarian.
    • Maintaining necessary records for all animals.
    • Communicating with clients in a professional manner.
    • Responding to e-mails, phone calls and messages in a timely and professional manner.
    • Participating on committees and special projects as assigned.
    • Follow traffic laws.
    • Drive defensively to ensure safety.
    • Keep all windows spotless.
    • Keep interior of the vehicle spotless.
    • Make sure there is always enough gas to get to the destination.
    • Planning each route based on road and traffic conditions.
    • Keep an accurate count of gas usage, miles and other data.
    • Ensure all vehicle maintenance is completed in a timely manner.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements:

    • Must be high school graduate or equivalent.
    • Valid driver’s license.
    • Good driving record.
    • Strong people skills.
    • Ability to stay on task.
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • Conflict resolution skills.
    • Time management skills.
    • Knowledgeable about the organization
    • Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
    • Organizational skills.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Work may be performed in a shelter/kennel setting and/or outdoors.
    • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help.
    • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.
    • Must have good range of motion in joints especially wrist, knees, elbows.
    • Must have good range of motion in your back, for instance twisting.
    • Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.
    • Must be able to use a ladder and or step stool.
    • Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers.
    • Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning.
    • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable
    • temperament.

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