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Veterinary Practice Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10049926 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney World Resort Date posted May 18, 2023

Job Summary:

As a Practice Manager for the Seas, you will join a dedicated group of professionals working to provide excellent health care for the Animals, Science, and Environment (ASE) at Walt Disney World. You will join a team of 11 Veterinarians and 24 Animal Care, Veterinary Technician, Medical Records, and Administrative Staff. Our Mission is to lead, care, connect, and conserve. You will report to the Veterinary Operations Manager. For more than 25 years, the Disney Animal Health Team constantly strives to be a leader in medical care for zoo and aquarium animals. Our veterinary practice continues to evolve and grow with several important principles at its core purpose:

  • Excelling in animal health
  • Promoting well-being and leadership for the Team
  • Serving our partners in ASE
  • Providing quality guest experience
  • Supporting organizational health and environmental stewardship


  • Supervise the Seas Hospital team and provide oversight for veterinary technicians working at the Seas
  • Lead all aspects of the Seas Hospital operation, including safety, inventory, equipment maintenance, and regulatory compliance
  • Collaborate with the Disney Animal Health leadership team, as well as with other teams including Animal Husbandry, Behavioral Husbandry, Nutrition, Water Sciences, Guest Animal Experience, and Science Teams
  • Serve as managerial point of contact for off-site Disney aquatic animal health programs
  • Promote team involvement in guest experience and education
  • Possess a commitment to excellence in animal health care and communication of The Walt Disney Company’s conservation message to Guests and Cast Members

Basic qualifications:

  • Certified Veterinary Technician
  • 3 years of aquatic and/or zoological facility experience with knowledge in day-to-day function and nursing care in a veterinary hospital
  • Florida licensure or be qualified to apply for Florida licensure
  • A knowledge base of veterinary nursing and veterinary practice management and/or leadership
  • Ability to triage and adapt in a constant evolving work environment
  • Proficiency in basic computer functions necessary to operate in a Windows environment and other technologies or programs including ZIMS medical
  • Schedule availability may include weekends, variable shifts, and holidays

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience working at an AZA-accredited facility
  • Breadth of veterinary experience with different animal taxa, emphasis on strong aquatic expertise

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Graduation from an accredited veterinary technology school (Minimum 2 year program)

Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at


About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call Walt Disney World Resort.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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