**Hours are 7:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. with some flexibility required**
The successful candidate will aid in the care and treatments, diagnostics and procedures of patients in the Orthopedic service of the Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital and will assist Neurology & Soft Tissue Surgery, as needed.
This position will also provide support to the veterinary students in charge of primary patient care and the general cleaning, stocking and maintenance of equipment in the service area.
Duties include but are not limited to: operates, maintains, repairs, cleans laboratory equipment, clinic area, and maintains supplies; performs, instructs, and demonstrates specialized veterinary care techniques and procedures; assists veterinarians in the care of patients requiring specialized care; inspects facilities, equipment, and supplies daily, as well as observes health status of animals , environmental conditions , temperature , and sanitation; provides specialized care and monitoring of animals before, during, and/or after procedures; administers medicine, and treatment according to prescribed instruction; observes and records vital data, abnormal signs, body weight, food/water intake of animals, and collects and labels specimens; performs emergency first aid such as emergency resuscitation or other life-saving procedures; schedules appointments for diagnostic procedures and advises referring veterinarians about the use of specialized equipment; may be responsible for, or assist in, billing clients, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks.
Consideration for entry-level Veterinary Technician requires:
1. Associate's degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment.
2. Active license with the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medicine as a Veterinary Technician, have met all requirements to become licensed, or have passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam
(VTNE). Veterinary Technician certification or license must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
Salary range: $25,000 - $52,100 (determined by eligibility for Level I, II or III)
The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach a resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references.
Only complete applications will be considered.
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required.
Location/Region: Auburn University, AL (36849)