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Veterinary Clinical Fellow

Adriana Ramirez
San Diego, United States Posted: May 25, 2024


The Veterinary Clinical Fellow position provides professional development through exposure to a large and varied zoological collection in a group practice setting. This position reports to the Veterinary Clinical Operations Manager, Director of Veterinary Services, or other designated staff.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Conduct veterinary clinical management focusing on routine clinical procedures, medical case management, critical care case management, and regulatory functions in a variety of non-domestic and domestic species. Includes use of diagnostic imaging, including radiographs, ultrasound and computed tomography.
  • Write complete and concise medical records.
  • Formulate and execute diagnostic plan and develops a tier of therapeutic options.
  • Perform basic endoscopic and surgical procedures.
  • Mentor veterinary student externs.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
  • A motivated veterinarian that will thrive working with a large team of dedicated professionals in a zoological medicine environment serving a large and varied animal collection.
  • Strong communication, organizational skills, and commitment to lifelong learning are essential for success in our practice.
JOB EXPERIENCE
  • Zoological medicine training or equivalent with three years minimum post-graduate clinical experience working with greater than 50% zoological species required.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
  • A DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA accredited institution or ECFVG certification required.
  • California Veterinary License or ability to obtain one within 30 Days
  • USDA category II Accreditation or become USDA Category II Accredited within 60 Days
  • Current valid California Driver’s License in good standing
  • Certification or Eligibility for certification in the American College of Zoological Medicine
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
  • Strong working knowledge of general husbandry of common zoological species.
  • Strong working knowledge of Veterinary management of common zoological species.
  • Knowledge of literature pertaining to zoological species.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-faceted fast paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate at multiple levels within the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a diverse team as well as independently.
  • Work effectively with Microsoft Office software, electronic medical record keeping systems (ZIMS), imaging systems, and cloud based sharing.
SOME OF THE PERKS YOU WILL ENJOY AS A TEAM MEMBER
  • Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Family Passes
  • Complimentary Tickets
  • Local and In-House Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
Salary
  • Salary Range: $86,200 to $95,320

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