Tech I/II/III, Veterinary (Floater Position)

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: January 5, 2018

Organization: Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Location: Other

City: Auburn

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Requirements:

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. An active license with the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medicine as a Veterinary Technician, or passage of the Veterinary Technical National Exam (VTNE) is required. Must have knowledge of processes, methods and procedures associated with animal care. 

Level II requires an Associate's degree from an accredited institution in Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification plus two (2) years of experience in Veterinary Technology or in the care and comfort of animals. An active license with the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medicine as a Veterinary Technician, or passage of the Veterinary Technical National Exam (VTNE) is required. Must have knowledge of processes, methods and procedures associated with animal care. 

Level III requires an Associate's degree from an accredited institution in Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification plus four (4) years of experience in Veterinary Technology or in the care and comfort of animals. An active license with the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medicine as a Veterinary Technician, or passage of the Veterinary Technical National Exam (VTNE) is required. Must have knowledge of processes, methods and procedures associated with animal care. 

Job Description:

This position will assist Shelter Medicine three days per week; the Medicine and Surgical services as needed with patient care, assisting students, and client care. Will also operate, maintain, repair, and clean laboratory equipment, clinic area, and maintain supplies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: oversight and training of professional veterinary students regarding care of animals, chemotherapy administration, preventative medicine practices, collection of specimens, and handling of animals; performing routine laboratory examinations including parasitology, bacteriology, hematology, and serology; assisting clinicians with student examination, treatment, surgery, restraint, sample collection in animals, and assisting in emergency and critical care of patients; administering medicine, routine vaccinations, and treatment according to prescribed instructions; observing and recording vital data, abnormal signs, body weight, food, water intake of animals, and collecting and labeling specimens such as blood, urine, and feces; scheduling appointments for diagnostic procedures and advising referring veterinarians about the use of specialized equipment such as ultrasonography, anesthesia equipment, and other treatments. May also be responsible for or assist in billing clients, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks.  

 

Schedule:
**This is a Monday thru Friday, 7:30 am to 6 pm position with some flexibility required.**
Contact Name:
Nichole
Contact Phone Number: 334-844-2663
Contact Email: nsd0011@auburn.edu
Application Process:
Apply online