Veterinary Technician - Hospital for Large Animals - (20001280)
This is a part time position anticipated to work 17.5 hours per week.
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, and Sports Medicine Service patients as directed by clinicians/residents or supervising technicians. As a team member, this candidate 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.
* At least one year of related experience * High School Diploma/GED is required * Computer skills, EMR exposure * Experience handling and working around large animals required * Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without accommodation.
* CVT, eligible to sit for VTNE * Vocational/technical training or Associate/Bachelor Degree with 2+ years' experience preferred.
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Schedule includes working holidays on scheduled days, participation in on-call schedule, and providing support to other shifts as needed. 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.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Grafton
Organization: Large Animal Hosp-Cummings-Vet
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Part-time
Job Posting: Mar 12, 2020, 8:19:56 PM
Internal Number: 20001280
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