Veterinary Technician - Hospital for Large Animals-(17001679)
The Hospital for Large Animals provides high-quality medical/surgical care to inpatient, outpatient and critical/emergency large animal patients. In addition to providing patient care, employees are required to teach and support the veterinary students and visiting veterinary technician interns throughout their rotation in the Hospital for Large Animals.
Candidate is responsible for providing high quality nursing care and treatment for all Internal Medicine, General Diagnostics and Surgery Service, Ultrasound and Sports Medicine Service patients as directed by clinicians/residents or supervising technicians. This individual is a floater between Large Animal Hospital services and will assist other technicians in carrying out the daily patient management plan, which includes inpatient care and treatment, providing technical support for other clinicians and students, guidance and instruction to students on rotation, and assisting with emergencies.
High School Diploma or the equivalent with at least one year of related experience. Valid US Driver's License. Large Animal handling experience required. Ability to lift up to 50 lb. with or without accommodation.
CVT, eligible to sit for VTNE. Degree from Accredited Veterinary Technology, Veterinary Science, Animal Science. Computer skills, EMR exposure. Vocational/Technical training or Associate/Bachelor Degree with 1+ year' experience preferred.
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Schedule is Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm and includes participation in holiday and on call rotation and may include occasional weekend hours. This position is considered essential and is therefore required to report to work as scheduled during emergency closings.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.