Veterinary Technician - Large Animal Float - (21001123)
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. The technician in this role will have a high degree of responsibility and must be able to react appropriately under stressful and sometimes unpredictable situations.
This 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 work to carry out the daily patient management plans for inpatient/outpatient cases, which includes inpatient care and treatment, providing technical support for clinicians and students, providing guidance and instruction to veterinary students and new employees, and assisting with routine and emergency admissions and discharges.
The Float Technician will provide variable coverage to the hospital during planned vacation time, medical leaves, and may be asked to expand coverage to other departments within the Cummings Veterinary Medical Center and/or Cummings Veterinary School. The Float Technician may be required to work outside of the set schedule, not to exceed a 35 -hour workweek, for prolonged periods of time to accommodate the hospital's needs.
At least one year of related experience
High School Diploma/GED is required
Computer skills, EMR exposure
Large animal handling experience required
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without accommodation
CVT, eligible to sit for VTNE
Vocational/technical training or Associate/Bachelor's Degree with 2+ years' experience preferred
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
S ch ed ul e inc lu des wor k ing h ol i d ays o n regularly s c h ed ul ed shifts, participation in on-call schedule, a nd prov i ding su pport t o ot h er sh if t s as n e ed e d. The float technician will receive a base schedule of 35 hours per week, however, the schedule will be amendable by hospital administration/supervisors with three weeks prior notice should a need arise for schedule adjustments. The Float Technician will cover a majority of the shifts during 2 nd shift, 3 rd shift, and weekends/holidays. T h is posi t ion is c o nsi d er e d e ss ential a nd is th erefo r e req u ir e d t o report t o work as s c h ed ul ed d u ring e m ergency c l osings.
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: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 24, 2021, 3:45:49 PM
Internal Number: 21001123
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