Provides patient care for ill and injured animals in the Anesthesia unit of the Veterinary Medical Center. This position works in both the Large and Small Animal clinic, instructs and demonstrates techniques to students, assists students and clinicians in their work, and maintains supplies, equipment and cleanliness of hospital areas. Working schedule is five, eight hour days, with overtime if necessary, eventually joining the emergency coverage rotation.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years in college, technical or vocational school in Veterinary Technology; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in extensive patient care, surgery, anesthesia, drug-dosing, and sterilization; experience in the use of spreadsheet and word processing software, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; licensed as a Veterinary Technician with the State of Michigan or attainment of such certification within one year from date of employment.
Experience as a veterinary technician in an educational setting.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
Working first shift with expected OT and eventually joining the emergency coverage team.
Summary of Physical Demands
The veterinary technician will be lifting animal patients onto cages and medical equipment; carrying animals between cages and exam tables and gurneys; pushing carts containing animals and equipment to other units; climbing stairs carrying lab samples; restraining animals; preparing for medical procedures and treatments.
Summary of Health Risks
Caring for animals with potential TB and rabies risk; may wear a respirator.
Bidding eligibility ends on 10/13/2020 at 11:55 PM
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