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Medical Coordinator

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Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
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Staten Island, NY

Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue


New
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Published 5 months ago

Recurring
Weekdays
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Description: This position serves the role of overseeing the Medical Team and ensuring that the highest quality of medical and behavioral care is received for all our animals.

Reports To: Intake and Medical Manager.

 

Schedule and Time Commitment:  10 – 15 hours/week. This is an ongoing opportunity.

 

Location of Work:  Office and remote/from home.

 

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Team Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a team and list of:
  • Vaccinators.
  • Supply Specialists.
  • Veterinary Liaisons.
  • Office Assistants.
  • Coordinate new volunteer training.
  • Confirm all appropriate follow-ups are completed with veterinarians, veterinary offices, fosters and volunteers.

 

  1. Medications: 
  • Tracks and records vaccinations
  • Coordinate, and at times administer, vaccine updates.
  • Coordinate, and at times administer, microchip updates.
  • Provide medications to foster families with sick foster pets.
  • Track medications for re-order.
  • Coordinate preventatives and dewormer at transports.

 

  1. Veterinary Offices:
  • Provides authorization to veterinary offices regarding vetting.
  • Works directly with veterinarians to resolve medical issues.
  • Ensures all updates are received from veterinary offices.
  • Ensure proper follow-ups are completed when necessary.
  • Approve veterinary visits.

 

  1. Communication
  • Monitors and responds as soon as possible to complicated medical correspondence.
  • Respond to all emails and Slack messages relating to medical issues in a timely and professional manner.
  • Respond to requests for suture removal or preventatives.
  • Communicate animal needs to Manager and Executive Director as needed, receiving approvals from one or both on expensive procedures.


Description: This position serves the role of overseeing the Medical Team and ensuring that the highest quality of medical and behavioral care is received for all our animals.

Reports To: Intake and Medical Manager.

 

Schedule and Time…

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Location

Staten Island, NY

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