This position will provide direct animal nursing care duties and provides teaching of animal patient care techniques for multiple courses in the DVM and veterinary technology curriculum in the LeBlanc Clinical Skills Lab and other teaching labs within the College of Veterinary Medicine. Assists with design, fabrication, and repair of models for teaching clinical skills.
Provide Teaching Support; instruction of knowledge concepts, demonstration of proper patient care techniques, and task assessment of veterinary or veterinary technician students within any MSU CVM teaching course; Coordination and Communication Support; Daily Operations; record keeping, inventory, equipment maintenance, facility maintenance
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. May require experience in a veterinary hospital research setting, 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.
Bachelors degree in veterinary technology; experience working with livestock species (cattle, horses, small ruminants), experience in multi-species animal nursing and biological sample collection techniques; knowledge and experience in standard anesthesia and surgical room equipment and protocols; strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to interact well with a healthcare team within an academic environment; strong coaching skills and experience with students in a learning environment; ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, display initiative, with high attention to details and record keeping skills.
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
CV, Cover Letter, and the names and contact information for three professional references
Description of End Date
This is a limited term position funded for two years from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Summary of Physical Demands
This position will be lifting and carrying animal patients between cages and exam tables and gurneys; lifting and carrying cadaver animals between freezers and coolers and within lab areas; pushing carts containing animals, laundry and equipment to other labs; climbing stairs carrying supplies; restraining animals in preparation for medical procedures and treatments; sweeping and mopping floors.
Bidding eligibility ends on 12/22/2020 at 11:55 PM
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