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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.)-Temporary Expert Professional–18091912UV


Pay: up to $90/hour
$90 - $
Posted: 7/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time,Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2304462

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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Temporary Expert Professional)
Public Health Services

Under general direction, incumbents perform euthanasia, necropsy to remove neurological tissue for rabies examination and proper preservation of samples and preparation and transport (if necessary) of samples to a testing facility for the purpose of evaluating exposure risk of rabies.
Knowledge of:
  • Principles and practice of current veterinary medicine
  • Animal diseases and their prevention, control and eradication
  • Current veterinary practices in compliance with the veterinary practice and techniques relating to the treatment of injured animals
  • County, state and federal animal health laws and regulations
  • Animal regulation procedures and problems
  • County customer service objectives and strategies 
What you need in order to qualify:
  • A valid license to practice veterinary medicine in the State of California, which will be maintained throughout employment in this class, is required at the time of appointment.
  •  A valid California Class C driver's license, which must be maintained throughout employment in this class, is required at time of appointment, or the ability to arrange necessary and timely transportation for field travel. Employees in this class may be required to use their own personal vehicle.

How to apply:
Interested candidates should email a CV to:  For questions about the position, please contact Sheri Boose at (619) 542-4179.
Temporary Expert Professional – M.D., D.O., D.V.M. positions are exempt from the classified service and work for the County of San Diego as physicians for a specified period of time in other than a regular capacity. Persons serving in positions in the Unclassified Service do not accrue tenure and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.
Malpractice Insurance: Pursuant to the provisions of California law, the County of San Diego, through its self-insurance program, provides coverage for its employees regarding malpractice and liability within the scope of employment.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

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