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Busch Gardens - Tampa - Veterinary Technician
Ad Posted:Monday, August 8, 2011
Ad Expire:Thursday, August 18, 2011
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 Posted by:MPORT
 User Location:Tampa, Fl, USA
Ad Information: 
 Company Name:Busch Gardens
 Location:Tampa, FL
 Job Title:Veterinary Technician
Ad Description:
Veterinary Technician

Requirements and Competencies
Veterinary Technician degree (or equivalent)
High School diploma or GED
Two years Veterinary Technician experience with non-domestics
Certified Veterinary Technician preferred
Veterinary Technician experience in AZA Accredited Zoo or Affiliate preferred
Small and/or large animal clinical experience helpful
Strong clinical lab skills and experience preferred
Team Orientation and positive attitude
Ability to work flexible hours
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Computer skills necessary
Conservation oriented
Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Primary Responsibilities
Provide the highest standard of medical/surgical care for over 2100 animals representing 300 species
Assist veterinarians with treatment of animals and in medical and surgical procedures
Assist Veterinary Pathologist with necropsies and tissue prep
Perform in-house laboratory procedures and prepare samples for shipment to outside labs
Inventory and ordering of hospital supplies
Stock and maintain hospital areas and vehicles
Involvement in Preventative Health program
Involved with data entry in medical records and hospital data bases
Involved in guest relations/interactions and media relations
Involved in education of animal care staff, campers and preceptors
Maintain high standards of animal care
Maintain high standards of facility and equipment care
Current experience will be evaluated to place candidate in appropriate career ladder level and pay

Additional Information
Date Posted: August 5, 2011
Date Removed: August 15, 2011
Department: Zoological Operations
Band: 14
Salary: $15.59 - $22.93
Position Type: Full Time
Reports To: Michael Burton
Relocation Provided: No
Recruiter: Dani Limbach
Posting: BGT19396
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