Work involves assisting a veterinarian in technical procedures and activities involving animal health and disease. Performs a variety of animal care responsibilities under the close supervision of an RVT Supervisor and clinical veterinarians. Specific duties will be determined by assigned area of responsibility and may involve floating or cross-training through various areas to develop skills and technique.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Physical Requirements: Pushing/pulling/lifting up to 25 pounds, exposure to animal dander and/or zoonotic diseases, exposure to needle sticks, hazardous chemicals, and/or bio hazardous waste. Requires weekend, nights, and/or holiday hours. This position requires 24/7 availability. Must be able to obtain OVMLB licensure prior to start.
Associates Degree in Animal Health Technology from an approved AVMA Technician Program, minimum of 1 year of previous and related work experience, ability to obtain OVMLB License prior to start date.
Degree from an accredited veterinary technology program; or an associate degree or bachelor's degree; completed and successfully passed VTNE prior to hire date; State of Ohio Registered Veterinary Technician at the time of hire; 0-2 years of previous RVT and/or Veterinary Assistant experience with preference for specialty hospital experience with emphasis on area of patient care identified in the job posting; must be able to drive a University vehicle.
Target Salary: $15.00 - $17.52 Hourly
Job Category: Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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