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Job Title: Associate Veterinarian
Department: Veterinary Services
Reports to: Director of Veterinary Services
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Full-time
MISC: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be required to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or other management. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that this job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Zoo Atlanta is an EOE and provides a Smoke-free and Drug-free Work Environment
Zoo Atlanta is inviting qualified candidates to apply for an associate veterinarian position. This is one of three positions which directs and oversees the veterinary medical requirements and programs for our entire animal collection. The veterinary department is staffed with three full time licensed technicians and a full time Hospital Keeper/Administrative Coordinator. Zoo Atlanta offers a very active, exciting, and progressive work environment. Our 40 acre facility, with a diverse collection of over 1,200 animals representing 240+ animal species, is one of Atlanta's most visited attractions. The sought after candidate must possess the ability to successfully manage and implement a complete veterinary medicine program. Primary departmental responsibilities include, but are not limited to: perform clinical, diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures, review and implement preventative care programs, develop and supervise veterinary staff, oversight and training of a veterinary resident, as well as veterinary and veterinary technician students. This position will partner with the veterinary staff and animal management team to develop and set husbandry and animal health standards for all of Zoo Atlanta’s animal collection. Other duties include maintenance of animal medical records, participation in emergency procedure reviews and standard operating procedures for the veterinary department. Minimum qualifications include a DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary college plus a minimum of 4 years of practical experience in veterinary medicine, preferably in zoo and/or exotic animal medicine. ACZM certification or eligibility to sit for the exam is desired as the qualified candidate will help supervise a veterinary resident, who rotates through a joint ACZM residency program between the University of Georgia, the Georgia Aquarium, and Zoo Atlanta. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with other departments and contribute to a solution oriented management style is strongly desired.
For consideration, apply on our Zoo Atlanta website and attach your resume with cover letter to the application https://zooatlanta.org/careers/
Zoo Atlanta800 Cherokee Ave SEAtlanta, GA 30315
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