Instruct, evaluate, and assist professional veterinary students and animal health technicians on technical health care procedures. Schedule diagnostic procedures and the use of diagnostic equipment. Set-up, clean, and maintain specialized diagnostic equipment and animal treatment areas. Perform or assist with diagnostic procedures. Perform routine laboratory tests as needed. Supervise or administer anesthesia during diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Initiate emergency resuscitation and treatments. Monitor the condition of animals in ordinary and special care units; notify appropriate personnel of change in health status. Operate and maintain a variety of clinical equipment. Responsible for maintaining fresh blood supply in blood bank; maintain donor log book. Assist in research studies. Restrain, move, and handle animals. Instruct others on proper animal handling techniques, vaccination protocols, and treatment schedules. Perform related duties as assigned.
Completion of an approved Animal Health Technology program. Ability to work with and handle either large or small animals depending on the specific area of assignment. Ability to lift, stoop, and bend in order to move animals as needed and maintain equipment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Bachelors degree in animal science or related field. Prior work experience.
Applicants must apply online. Please include cover letter and resume along with names and addresses of at least three references.
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Internal Number: 502908
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