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TITLE: ASSOCIATE VETERINARIAN
DEPARTMENT: ANIMAL HEALTH
CLASSIFICATION: FULL-TIME REGULAR
Under the direction of Director of Animal Health, provides veterinary services to the animal collection. The Associate Veterinarian provides medical and surgical treatment to animals in the Zoo’s collection, assists with a comprehensive preventive medical and treatment program for the Zoo’s animal collection, and works with department staff and service providers, including other veterinarians, veterinary technicians, pathology services and the pest control technician. The Associate also participates in academic and organizational programs to advance the level of zoo veterinary medicine and collaborates with other zoo departments in carrying out the mission of the Zoo. In addition, the Associate supports the Zoo’s veterinary student externship program, and participates in a clinical partnership with the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
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This position will involve exposure to inclement weather, dust, potentially dangerous and unpredictable animal species and potentially dangerous machinery, restraint devices and hazardous chemicals and/or medications. Frequent use of protective equipment or clothing (e.g., masks, gloves, gowns, face shields, etc.) is required.
Philadelphia Zoo3400 W Girard AvePhiladelphia, PA 19104Phone: 215-243-1100
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