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Full time Position
http://www.imms.org/
Salary: TBD

Description

We are seeking a veterinary technician/assistant to provide support to our veterinarian for resident animals (dolphins, sea lions, sharks, birds, reptiles, etc.), sea turtle and marine mammal rehabilitation, and stranding response. Job duties will be varied based on season, but will include animal care, data entry, providing laboratory support, necropsies, pharmacy ordering, and other tasks as needed.

This position will require providing medical and technical assistance, care, and daily treatments to all of the animals at IMMS, including residents and those in rehabilitation. The person hired for this position will assist in maintaining diagnostic equipment, as well as ordering and maintaining inventory for laboratory consumables and drugs. (IMMS resident animals include: dolphins, sea lions, birds, reptiles, fish etc.).

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, holidays, evenings, and to be “on call” as needed

  • Strong communication skills, personable, pleasant and comfortable with the ability to speak to the public

  • This position requires several hours of outdoor year-round work and requires staff to be physically fit and able to lift 50 lbs.

Qualifications

  • Graduate from an approved and accredited bachelor’s degree in directly related field (environmental biology, veterinary technical care, conservation, education, animal health technology, etc.) or equivalent required. Preferred registered/licensed veterinary technician.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a zoo, wildlife center, or with exotic animals required. Preference will be given to applicants with sea turtle and/or marine mammal experience. Direct experience in wild animal rescue, rehabilitation, veterinary technical experience, research and public education is preferred.

  • Applicants must have valid driver’s license.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and databases is desirable.

  • Must have knowledge in the use of medical equipment such as; digital radiology, endoscopy, ultrasound, anesthesia machine, Doppler, cold laser therapy, V.A.C therapy, and fluid administration

  • In good physical condition with the ability to work outdoors under extremely adverse conditions (high humidity, rain, heat and direct sunlight)

  • Applicants may need to complete a probationary period.

Please send a cover letter to dmoore@imms.org – highlighting your qualifications (maintaining veterinary hospital (supplies, drugs, animal care), computer skills, veterinary technician experience, etc.), CV/resume, and list 3 references that can be contacted. Please include your last name in the file’s name. Remember to attach the required documents. Please explain your qualifications and why you are interested in this opportunity in your cover letter.

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The Associate Veterinarian provides exemplary clinical and preventative medicine care for all our resident (invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals) and rehabilitating animals, through strong team-based approaches and communications, as part of the Animal Health team. The Associate will take a leading role in clinical training of veterinary students and the veterinary fellow. An ability to identify and advance clinically relevant research projects in support of animal care, welfare, and conservation goals is desired.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide exemplary clinical and preventative medicine care for all our resident (invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals) and rehabilitating animals, through strong team-based approaches and communications.

  • Provides on-call coverage for collection animals as well as stranded marine animals under the care of our Animal Rescue team.

  • Responsible for safety and maintenance of diagnostic equipment; ensure all medical equipment is maintained and in working order.

  • Develop, review, and implement appropriate animal acquisition, disposition, and quarantine protocols to support NAI operations and limit the introduction of parasites and other infectious diseases into the established collection.

  • Participates in training, continuing education, research, and conservation.

  • Provide interpersonal and technical mentorship and training to the Veterinary Fellow/intern.

  • Coordinates and assists with public/media relations as directed.

  • Disseminates important information to colleagues through presentation and publication.

  • Attends lectures, seminars, etc. to obtain continuing education credits needed to maintain certifications and licenses.

  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

  • Veterinary Degree (DVM, VMD, or equivalent overseas degree) from an accredited university. If graduate of a foreign school, must have license to practice veterinary medicine in the United States.

  • Three years as a practicing clinician in a zoo or aquarium preferred, one required.

  • Maryland veterinary license within 3 months of starting.

  • Ability to sign USDA Health Certificates for animal shipments within 3 months of starting.

  • Intermediate computer skills using MS Office; ability to learn and effectively use all proprietary Aquarium software.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include weekend and/or evening hours.

  • Ability to perform duties that may include walking or standing for extended periods, lifting, climbing ladders, and working closely with others.

  • Employees assigned to this position will be required to possess and maintain a valid and current motor vehicle operator’s license, have an acceptable driving record, and possess the ability to drive a variety of vehicles (cars, vans/trucks).

  • Completion of an internship in small or large animal medicine preferred.

  • Completion of an internship and/or residency in aquatic/zoo animal medicine preferred.

  • ACZM or ABVP board certified or eligible within 2 years

  • Experience with electronic animal record keeping software (Tracks preferred)

HOW TO APPLY

Interested and engaged applicants should apply through our website: http://aqua.org/jobs.

Requests for reasonable accommodation can be made by e-mailing HR@aqua.org.

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Job no: 497607
Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 183900 - CVM Pathobiology/Population Med Dep
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
Position Open Date: Aug 6 2018

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This 3 year post-DVM training program will prepare the candidate to successfully complete the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. The resident will work closely with 4 ACVP board certified pathologists at the CVM and with the marine animal veterinarian at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport, MS. Training includes participation in necropsy, biopsy, and cytology in cases submitted to the Diagnostic Services Laboratory at the CVM, and participation in rescue, recovery, and necropsy of dolphins and sea turtles in cooperation with IMMS and NOAA facilities in Gulfport and Pascagoula, MS. The caseload is diverse, and diagnostic investigation is strongly supported. The Resident will participate in teaching veterinary students in didactic and clinical settings.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications include a DVM with excellent spoken and written English. The ability to attain licensure (faculty or traditional licensure) in Mississippi is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred experience includes one or more years of clinical veterinary practice, or laboratory experience related to veterinary pathology or animal health

Restricted Clause:

Position contingent upon funding availability.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The position will be available starting July 1, 2019. Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application describing their interest and professional goals, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers for 3 references to Dr. Tim Morgan, morgan@cvm.msstate.edu, Pathobiology and Population Medicine, PO Box 6100, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Additionally, applicants must provide college transcripts. Any social numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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OdySea Aquarium is looking for an energetic, dedicated person to join the Animal Health Department in the role of Laboratory Technician. This position is responsible for operating the onsite Animal Health laboratory, and providing support to the Animal health department, OdySea Aquarium’s Animal Care team, animal collections, and sister facilities. Areas of concentration include biological sample analysis, water quality analysis, proper equipment operation & maintenance, inventory, and establishing standard operating procedures that emphasize current industry standards.

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Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine is currently seeking applicants for a new full time 12 month position in the Pathology/Population Medicine Department for a graduate veterinary internship position.

The intern will work under the direction of MSU-CVM faculty and will conduct epidemiological research to address sea turtle and marine mammal stranding and mortality on the Gulf coast. Under supervision of the MSU-CVM faculty, the intern will participate in necropsy and disease investigation of sea turtles and marine mammals at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS). The intern will also provide supervised clinical service to stranded sea turtles, respond to stranding calls from the public, and participate in public outreach and veterinary program teaching. After hours and weekend work is expected. In addition to working with the MSU-CVM veterinarian, the intern will work closely with IMMS staff.

More information about the position can be found at the Mississippi State University homepage.

Click on MSSTATE jobs -> Click on Explore Careers-> type veterinary Intern in the search box-> Click Intern under search results for this position for more information. It is job number 498016.

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Contact person for the position is Debra P. Moore, DVM email address dpm232@msstate.edu

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