FULL JOB DESCRIPTION
Reports to: Staff Veterinarian
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Works 4 days a week on the second shift (11am-10pm with 1hr break) to provide primary care for neonatal birds and mammals, and ICU patients.
- Provides directly or supervises the maintenance, cleaning and overall orderliness of the hospital and rehabilitative facilities as indicated.
- Provides directly or supervises students and volunteers as needed to provide care for patients, particularly after 5 pm. Assists in training students in all aspects of patient care and hospital protocols.
- Carries the inside-line cell phone after 5 pm and triages after-hours intakes, consulting with supervising veterinarian as needed.
- Maintains patient medical records database and retains records in compliance with regulatory demands.
- Provides primary support in clinical patient care to Staff Veterinarian as directed.
- Assists with exams, completes treatments, feedings and husbandry as indicated.
- Provides care for Educational Ambassadors as needed.
- Assists CVT’s with entering lab work results into medical records database.
- Assists with inventory of supplies as needed.
- Assists with all aspects of rehabilitation process as requested.
- Assists with answering phones/patient admissions as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- At least two years of college or vet tech school required; and three years experience/training in wildlife rehabilitation; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Extensive wildlife rehabilitation skills. Preference will be given to licensed/certified veterinary technicians.
- Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
- Knowledge of office equipment and software systems including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Must be able to work efficiently, accurately, and independently.
- Must be team player with positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
- Must be able to work cooperatively with co-workers, volunteers, and the public.
- Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
- Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
- Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
- Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly.
- Required to stand, walk, and may have to climb and/or balance. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.
Please send your letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Dr. Robin Bast, Staff Veterinarian at firstname.lastname@example.org