Vet Care Tech – ECC: Work involves assisting a veterinarian in technical procedures and activities involving animal care, specifically in the areas of pain management and critical care. Successful candidate assists team clinicians and care-giving colleagues with the reception, treatment, and monitoring of all patients within the Small Animal Emergency Critical Care unit. Candidate oversees and instructs professional veterinary students in preparation of animals and equipment for medical procedures and delivery of care. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: supervising and performing ordered treatments for ECC and hospitalized patients; assisting with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; transmitting case updates to oncoming colleagues; assisting in care of emergency cases brought to small animal receiving area; and preparing and submitting charge tickets for all services rendered according to hospital fee schedules. The successful candidates will be expected to work 40 hours a week on either second or third shift (to be determined), rotating between weekdays and weekends with required holidays based on a team rotation. This position will be eligible for shift differential for evening hours and weekend hours worked. Successful candidate must be a Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of Ohio and complete a background check.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Physical Requirements: Standing for long periods of time, pushing/pulling/lifting up to 50 pounds, exposure to animal dander and/or zoonotic diseases, exposure to needle sticks, hazardous chemicals, and/or biohazardous waste. Requires weekend, nights, and/or holiday hours.
Degree from an accredited veterinary technology program or an associate degree or bachelor's degree; completed and successfully passed VTNE prior to hire date; desired board certification/recognition from the Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists and the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technicians; State of Ohio Registered Veterinary Technician at the time of hire.
Previous experience as a licensed, registered veterinary technician and/or Veterinary Assistant; preference to prior experience especially focusing on anesthesiology and/or critical services; prefer board certification/recognition from the Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists and the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technicians; combination of RVT and/or Veterinary Assistant and Tier I or II RVT experience with a focus on anesthesiology and/or critical care.
Target Salary: $18.00 - $21.98 Hourly
Job Category: Civil Service
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