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The Veterinary Technician is responsible for laboratory procedures, anesthetic monitoring, records, equipment, and medications at the Animal Health Center (AHC), as well as support of the daily husbandry activities of the animals in quarantine or under observation at the clinic. Collectively with other zoo staff, these activities will insure the health and wellbeing of the collection and serves to further the mission of Birmingham Zoo, Inc. (BZI) through conservation efforts in a humane and respectful manner.
The Veterinary Technician position is impacted by a wide variety of hazardous exposures:
Specific training and procedures will be provided designed to maintain safety of people as the highest priority of the zoo followed by the safety of the animal collection.
The use and understanding of a variety of personal safety equipment is mandatory.
The Veterinary Technician, as with any staff member of the zoo, are required to be familiar with the Zoo’s overall safety policies as outlined in the staff handbook as well as being responsible for reporting any injury immediately to the first aid department.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, staff should expect:
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The Birmingham Zoo2630 Cahaba RoadBirmingham, AL 35223Phone: 2058790409Fax: https://www.birminghamzoo
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