Assistant/Tech I/II/III, Veterinary Inpatient (Emergency/Critical Care Service) - Swing Shift

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Clinical Sciences

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Assistant/Tech I/II/III, Veterinary Inpatient (Emergency/Critical Care Service) - Swing Shift

Job Class Code

IC11 (A-C), IC12 (A-C)

Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This is a rotating monthly swing shift:
Mon-Thurs 2:00 pm – 12:00 am, Fri – Sun 12:00 pm – 1 am

This position will be working directly with the Emergency/Critical Care ( ECC ) clinicians and rotating intern doctors to help facilitate quality client care and patient flow through the IMC, ICU, and ER.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: oversight and training of professional veterinary students regarding care of animals, collection of specimens, and handling of animals; transportation and monitoring of patients requiring diagnostic imaging and assistance with obtaining images as needed; assisting clinicians with student examination, treatment, procedures, restraint, and sample collection; anesthetic monitoring for patient requiring minor procedures in IMC or ICU ; assisting in emergency triage and stabilization of patients through the ER; assist clinicians with set-up of critical patients as needed, including ventilator and CRRT patients; communicating with referring veterinarians as directed by ECC clinician; operation and monitoring of patients receiving hyperbaric oxygen therapy; facilitating/coordinating consults with other specialty services; assisting with estimates, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks; other responsibilities as directed by clinicians. *This position will not be responsible for primary nursing care of ECC patients admitted to IMC or ICU .

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent for entry level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Depending on the combination of education and experience, selected candidates may be hired as a Veterinary Assistant or Technician, and assigned Levels I, II, or III . Salary range determined by eligibility for Level I, II, or III .

Consideration for entry-level Veterinary Assistant requires:
A high school diploma or equivalent

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 determined by eligibility for Level I, II or III .

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

One (1) year of completed relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

To qualify for Tech: Veterinary Technician Certification having passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam ( VTNE ).

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$20,300 - $52,100

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

Rotating monthly swing shift: Mon -Thurs 2:00 pm - 2:00 am, Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 1 am

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Other
Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
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    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
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    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No

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