If you are a veterinarian with a desire to practice quality medicine in an organization that supports its employees and encourages a healthy work-life balance, SICSA may be the place for you! When you join our pack, you not only help pets and their owners, but make a tangible impact in the Greater Dayton community at large. We are in need of a veterinarian who will help us fulfill our mission to alleviate pet overpopulation, provide wellness care for pets of underserved families, and help find fur-ever homes for thousands of homeless dogs and cats. We have a brand new, state-of-the-art facility and are looking to add your skill and expertise to our already robust clinic!
What is SICSA?
We are the Society for the Improvement of Conditions for Stray Animals or SICSA! For over 40 years SICSA Pet Adoption and Wellness Center has been promoting the welfare and adoption of companion animals, and nurturing loving, lifelong relationships between animals and people. Our mission is to alleviate pet overpopulation, provide wellness care for pets of underserved families, and find fur-ever homes for thousands of homeless dogs and cats.
Who we’re looking for!
We are seeking someone who is interested in working in all capacities of our shelter clinic, including high volume spay/neuter, community wellness, and medicine for our adoptable pets.
- Must be a licensed veterinarian in the state of Ohio or acquire license prior to hire date.
- Ability to work standing or sitting for 8+ hours a day.
- Ability to maintain a high standard or care and multi-task while working in a fast-paced environment.
- Flexibility to handle stressful situations in a constructive manner.
- Willingness and ability to provide guidance to other staff members and foster and model a positive team-player environment.
Beyond saving lives and making a direct impact in the community, SICSA staff enjoy benefits, including:
- Health insurance
- Investment options with SICSA matching contributions
- Personal paid time off (PTO)
- Holiday pay
- CE stipend
- Family-friendly (including your furries), flexible schedule
About Dayton, Ohio
Our center is located in Southwest Ohio, in a suburban community of Dayton. Dayton, Ohio is known for their diverse culture, which manifests itself in amazing arts, dining, and recreational activities. SICSA is 45 miles from downtown Cincinnati, and 80 miles from Columbus. Both are bustling communities and great weekend destinations. We are also within a five-hour drive from Chicago, known as the “friendlier version of New York City”. Best of all, Dayton has a low cost of living, fabulous neighborhoods, and high-quality schools. Our median home cost is $140,700 as compared to the rest of the US which is 64% higher at $231,200. Ohio communities have green space galore, including 74 state parks and over 130 preserves. We also are known as a biking capital, with trails from northern Ohio to southern; from Columbus to Cincinnati.
Why do we share all of this? Because we want you to check us out! No, we aren’t San Fran, Seattle, Austin, or New Your City, but we are pretty cool in our own right. Plus, you will become a part of an organization which is growing by leaps and bound, and on the cutting edge or
animal welfare. Join Us!