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Veterinary Assistant

PARK

Six Flags Great Adventure

LOCATION

Jackson , New Jersey

JOB TYPE

Part-Time

CATEGORY

Operations

The Veterinary Assistant Internship is a part time position in the Six Flags Wild Safari reporting to the Veterinary Technician and Veterinarians that provides assistance in the day to day operations of the Veterinary Staff in patient care, treatment plans, daily rounds, clinic cleaning organizing, and restocking.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:



  • Work with Veterinary Staff to maintain a high level of patient care throughout the animal park which includes excellent communication between the Veterinarians, Veterinary Technician, Curator Staff Warden Staff, and Seasonal Staff.

  • Prepare and dispense daily medications.

  • Prepare and process diagnostic samples for submission to outside laboratories.

  • Perform in house diagnostics including but not limited to packed cell volumes, total protein, fecal parasite evaluation, urinalysis and urine sediment exams, and cytology.

  • Assist with preventative and active health programs including urine and fecal collections, blood draws, drawing up medications and administering medications.

  • Keep neat and written notes for anesthesia procedures, daily animal observations and be able to input records into ZIMS (computerized medical records program).

  • Assist with cleaning and disinfecting various animal holding pens in the clinic.



     


    Qualifications:



    • 18 years of age or older

    • Must have a valid driver’s license.

    • Some animal experience in the veterinary field is recommended. 

    • Outgoing, approachable, and positive attitude.

    • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office Applications. 

    • Be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds.

    • Be able to sit or stand for long periods, bend, crouch and climb.

    • Follow all Six Flags company policies and procedures. 

    • Be able to work in or around water and be exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

    • Other duties as assigned by park leadership.


     


    *Applicants must include a resume with their application. Any applications received without a resume will be disqualified. *


     


    Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For more than 58 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. With a culture built on safety, service, fun and friendliness, integrity, innovation, and results orientation, our mission at Six Flags Great Adventure is to create fun and thrills for all ages.


    What's in it for you?



    • Free food for Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Fourth of July and Labor Day

    • Exclusive Rides parties for all employees

    • Scholarship Opportunities

    • Professional Development

    • Complimentary tickets

    • In-Park discounts and more!


    Note: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. Team Members may perform other related duties as required, meeting the on-going needs of the company.