Veterinary Social Worker

Clinical Services Garden City, Idaho


Description

Veterinarian led and owned for three decades, everyone at MedVet strives daily to enhance the lives of pets, their loving families, and the veterinary community. Through this relentless commitment and dedication, MedVet is growing a network of emergency and specialty hospitals for pets, with 30 facilities across the country where we deliver exceptional care and preserve the integrity of the profession. Our team consists of nearly over 2700 team members helping to advance our mission of Leading Specialty Healthcare for Pets. Through this effort, we have been able to help and serve nearly 200,000 pets and their families, and more than 5,400 Referral Partners each year.

What we're looking for:
Are you a LCSW that loves pets?  We have an exceptional opportunity for you to help MedVet launch our Veterinary Social Worker service to support our pet families. 

What you'll do:
Provide support and short-term counseling for clients and consultation to the veterinary healthcare team regarding animal-related grief and bereavement services. Acting as a liaison between the client and healthcare team by assisting with communication and ensuring the healthcare team’s information is presented in a manner the client can understand and is empathetic to their circumstance.
 

Who you are:

Licensed in the state work is performed.

Three years’ experience working in a veterinary clinic or a Veterinary Social Work certificate preferred.

  • Must obtain Veterinary Social Work Certificate prior to or once employed.
  • Knowledgeable of animal laws within the state.
  • Community outreach and community resources knowledge.
  • Must maintain confidentiality and uphold the NASW Code of Ethics.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of case management/social work practices.
  • MS Office experience

Perks and Benefits include:  

  • Strong career growth and personal development opportunities   
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits  
  • Vision and Dental  
  • HSA, FSA and Independent Care Spending  
  • 401k with Employer Match  
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) beginning on your first day  
  • Employee Pet Discounts and Pet Insurance 
  • Elective Short-Term Disability, Life and Accident Insurance and company paid Long Term Disability  

Come as you are. MedVet is an equal opportunity employer. We are also a drug-free organization; therefore, employment with MedVet is dependent upon the passing of a drug screen and background check.

MedVet does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.