Tech I/II/III, Veterinary (Critical Care)
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Organization: Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
City: Auburn, AL
Website: View Website
Job Type: Full Time
Entry into applicant pool requires an Associate's degree from an accredited institution in Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification and an active license with the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medicine as a Veterinary Technician, have met all requirements to become licensed, or have passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Veterinary Technician certification or license must be obtained within six months of employment is also required. Must have knowledge of processes, methods and procedures associated with animal care.
The Auburn University Critical Care Program is a busy, high quality Small Animal Emergency/Critical Care facility at a teaching hospital and is seeking candidates for a nursing position to care for animals admitted to the Intermediate Care Ward and those presenting on emergency. The individual in this position will perform a variety of paraprofessional tasks in the care and treatment of animal patients in this specialized clinical service area. Essential functions include, but are not limited to: more advanced activity such as recognizing and recording changes in conditions and vital signs of patients; calculating dosages; collecting, processing and administering blood products; operating and maintaining specialty equipment; responding to emergencies and critical care needs of patients; orienting and advising students about techniques, use of equipment, and standard policies and procedures.