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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

Hospital Manager

Primary Purpose and Function of the Job

Ensure the efficient and successful functionality of the veterinary hospital, diagnostic lab, necropsy and Nutrition Center.  Oversee all daily laboratory operations and supply/equipment management.  Supervise veterinary technicians, hospital keepers, registrar and Nutrition Center staff.

Requirements and Competencies

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in science or management field
  • Must have at least five years of experience in a medical or veterinary field
  • Must have at least three years of experience in a manager or supervisory role
  • Must have the ability to interact with media, zoo employees and guests and appropriately represent the company
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be conservation oriented
  • Must be able to demonstrate a commitment to company values and safety
  • Must have strong computer skills including working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be ability to utilize computerized medical record keeping systems
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work or stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions
  • Must be able to work indoors/outdoors with or without A/C for entire shift
  • Must be able to bend, reach, twist and turn with complete flexibility
  • Must be available to work varying shifts/hours based on business need, to include opening, mid-, and closing shifts; weekends, and holidays

Desired Qualifications

  • Professional certification as a Certified Veterinary Technician or Certified Veterinary Practice Manager preferred
  • AZA or Affiliate accredited zoo experience preferred

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with development and implementation of area and department goals
  • Communicate professionally and openly within zoo and park-wide staff; liaison between veterinarians and support staff
  • Depending on qualifications, participate in the chemical restraint team and assist in duties of veterinary technician role
  • Maintain a clear understanding of safety SOPs and ensure compliance from support staff
  • Promote guest interactions and the Explore-Inspire-Act guest experience
  • Promote team environment and provide conflict mediation when necessary; develop and promote ambassador recognition and motivation
  • Acquire and maintain knowledge of corporate employee policies and departmental SOPs.
  • Oversee compliance with area SOPs including animal husbandry and update with assistance from team
  • Maintain inventory and conduct all departmental purchasing and relevant communications
  • Ensure maintenance of equipment and supply needs
  • Assist with preparing and monitoring budget
  • Conduct team meetings and attend zoo leadership meetings
  • Facilitate wildlife rehabilitation program
  • Develop knowledge and ability to act as back-up registrar (e.g., permit acquisition, local/state/federal regulation, licensing)
  • Submit work orders for facility maintenance
  • Maintain equipment warranties, service contracts, and equipment maintenance
  • Coordinate with the education department regarding scheduling and implementation of programming needs
  • Speak on behalf of the company during media relations events, as needed
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned

Experience Required

• Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in science or management field • Must have at least five years of experience in a medical or veterinary field • Must have at least three years of experience in a manager or supervisory role

Further Comments



$51,950.00 - $64,938.00

How to Apply

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
7007 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
Phone: 4073632604

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