Job no: 502904 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 184000 - CVM Clinical Science Department Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Support Staff Position Open Date: Jul 16 2021
To administer anesthetics to render patients insensitive to pain during surgical and other medical procedures, supervise/teach students in the practice of anesthesia, maintain equipment and keep related records.
Set up and prepare anesthesia equipment prior to surgeries or other procedures. Set up appropriate monitoring equipment. Responsible for ensuring that anesthesia pharmacy supplies are adequately stocked and that all drugs are secure and accounted for. Instruct veterinary and veterinary technician students on correct procedures for administering anesthesia, case management, assign grades to students based on performance. Supervise and assist students during the anesthetic period, during anesthesia inducement and during patient recovery from anesthesia. Perform anesthesia procedures, including examining, preparing and positioning patients, interpreting blood work and chemistries, selecting drug regime and administering anesthetics. Assist with the administering of Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) examination; evaluate participants based on performance. Maintain records of drugs used and report appropriate charges. Prepare anesthesia log book and review.
High School diploma or equivalent. Certification as a Veterinary Technician or Registered Nurse. Four years related experience. Ability to work with all kinds of animals. Working knowledge of techniques of restraint, sedation, anesthesia and patient monitoring.
Applicants must apply online. Please include cover letter and resume along with names and addresses of three references.
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Internal Number: 502904
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