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Veterinary Technician (Full-time)

Posted: January 22, 2024 Expired: February 19, 2024
SeaWorld of California
San Diego
FULL TIME
High School 2 Year

SeaWorld of California

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ is a subsidiary of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS). For more than 50 years, we have been a leading theme park and entertainment company delivering personal, interactive and educational experiences that blend imagination with nature and enable our guests to celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world we share. We also are one of the world’s foremost zoological organizations and a worldwide leader in animal welfare, veterinary care and training.

Veterinary Technician (Full-time)

At SeaWorld, we’re passionate about caring for animals. In fact, we’ve already rescued over 40,000 animals (and counting!). And we can save you from being stuck in just another job. Join us and help bring joy, excitement, and lasting memories to people from around the world. We’re seeking enthusiastic, dedicated, and hard-working Registered Veterinary Technicians.

Join us and play an important part on our incredible team!

Experience Required

What you get to do: • Apply comparative veterinary technical skills to diverse collection of animals (cetaceans, pinnipeds, small mammals, elasmobranchs, fish, reptiles, avian, amphibians, invertebrates, etc.). • Assist veterinarians, lab technologists, animal trainers and animal care specialists in all aspects of managing the health of SeaWorld’s collection animals as well as stranded animals being rehabilitated through the rescue, rehabilitation, and return program. • Assist veterinary staff in organizing and administering animal health programs including preventative medicine, diagnostic procedures, and therapy. • Coordinate animal exams/procedures, medical treatment and routine biologic sample collection. • Collect, transport, and process samples while maintaining clear records. Use your RVT skills to prepare samples for analyses in, but not limited to, hematology, chemistry, microbiology, mycology, parasitology, urinalysis, and cytology. Assist laboratory staff as needed in performing laboratory diagnostic procedures. • Assist with medical data entry into our electronic animal medical records system (TRACKS). • Maintain pharmacy. Dispense drugs, vitamins and other supplies as requested. Perform pharmaceutical and supplies inventories on a regular basis to restock as needed. • Maintain surgery and treatment rooms, anesthetic equipment, medical equipment, and supplies. Prepare and assist with triage, surgery, diagnostic imaging, and procedures. Provide surgical assistance and anesthetic monitoring. • Coordinate and implement radiology, laser, and surgical area safety programs. Archive diagnostic digital images. • Ensures excellent animal care service by responding to team's requirements, expectations and needs. • Assist and participate in animal care or Hospital projects as requested; and other related duties as assigned. What it takes to succeed: • Veterinary experience required. Animal or aquatic animal care experience preferred. • Available to work weekends and holidays. Willingness to work evenings in the, rare, event of an emergency, procedure, or animal care need. • Medical procedures require standing, walking, using hands, listening, talking and vision, and shuttling equipment, therefore must be able to lift and carry 25 lb. • Maintaining records, computer data entry, dispensing pharmaceuticals, vitamins, and ordering supplies require a detail-oriented person able to multitask in a fast-paced environment. • Basic computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft applications, spreadsheets and databases, including digital medical records (TRACKS). • Able to sit, walk, talk, use hands, hear, smell and have color vision. Able to stand for prolonged periods of time. • Able to work indoors with laboratory instruments as well as refrigeration and freezer units which create moderate noise. • Able to work with limited exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and radiation. Protective equipment is provided when necessary. • Able to positively interact with park guests and co-workers of all ages, different ethnic/cultural backgrounds and/or language, and individuals with special needs. • Enthusiastically represents SeaWorld by displaying a positive attitude, exemplifying, highly organized, detailed-oriented time-management skills with high level of energy and commitment to quality throughout all aspects of the job. Education and experience - State Veterinary Technician certification, or eligible to acquire certification within one year is required - AVMA accredited associate degree in Veterinary fields or state registration as a veterinary technician (state-specific) - Minimum of 2 years work experience as a Veterinary Technician in a zoological facility preferred - Availability to include weekends and holidays

Further Comments

EEO Employer: SEAWORLD PARKS & ENTERTAINMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, PREGNANCY, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, DISABILITY OR COVERED VETERAN STATUS.

Perks

The perks of the position: Paid Time Off; Complimentary Park Tickets and Passes; Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise; Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance; 401K Retirement plan; Voluntary Insurance; Life Insurance; Disability Benefits; Tuition Reimbursement; Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts; Employee Assistance Program; Legal Assistance Plan

Salary

$24/hr minimum

How to Apply

Apply @ https://careers.seaworldparks.com ,

search Hospital - Vet Tech or job # JR109419 

SeaWorld of California
500 SeaWorld Dr.
San Diego, CA 92109
Fax: SeaWorld of California

@SeaWorld of Californ

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