|Location||Bangor Base, Kitsap County, Washington, United States|
|Date Posted||August 3, 2021|
- Proficiency in technical and laboratory skills, including but not limited to, patient assessment, anesthesia and patient monitoring, diagnostic imaging, surgical assistance, emergency response, biologic sample collection, processing, cytology and other in house analyses, sample archiving, and inventory management
- Proficiency in database management, data entry, data analysis, and word processing
- Attention to detail regarding equipment setup, use and maintenance, such as equipment used for routine laboratory analysis, endoscopy, digital radiography, and ultrasonography
- Professional, self-motivated, highly organized, and detail-oriented with excellent time management skills; able to work independently without supervision
- Strong interpersonal skills, good decision making and the ability to respond calmly and quickly to urgent matters
- Positive attitude with creative, independent thinking and the ability to successfully perform duties individually, as well as within a dynamic team environment
- Applicants for the position must also be U.S. citizens, have a valid driver’s license, and have the ability to obtain a secret clearance
- Applicants must be able to carry 40 pounds, remain on feet for extended periods of time, and be comfortable working in pier-side, boat-based, and marine environments year round in Washington State
- Preference will be given to applicants with previous marine mammal, zoo, and/or wildlife experience, registered veterinary technicians (LVT, RVT, CVT, etc), and applicants with extensive technical backgrounds.
- Applicants must be able to respond in person within 2 hours while on-call.
The National Marine Mammal Foundation (NMMF) has a mission to improve and protect life for marine mammals, humans, and our shared oceans through science, service, and education.
We achieve our mission through the following actions:
- Collaborate with the nation’s top scientists and institutions to translate our research into applicable medicine and species conservation
- Develop education programs to share NMMF research discoveries and expertise
- Foster an environment that creatively, effectively, and positively shapes marine mammal medicine, research, training, and education
- Conduct research that benefits the conservation and care of marine mammals and the health of humans
- Support the Navy’s ability to provide exceptional care and training of their marine mammals
Our vision for the future is to revolutionize the way we think about marine mammals. By embracing the partnership created between human and marine mammal, we can create a sea change in our global approach to scientific exploration, ocean conservation, and public education.
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