Tech I/II/III, Surgical Services

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 01, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S436P

Home Org Name

Clinical Sciences

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Tech I/II/III, Surgical Services

Job Class Code

ID07 A-C

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Responsible for ensuring surgical rooms and instruments are sterilized, equipped, and supplied appropriately.

Essential Functions

Assisting surgeons as needed by retrieving needed surgical instruments and equipment from surgical supply; cleaning operating rooms between surgical cases and making sure rooms are ready for next case; positioning patients for surgery and performing aseptic prep of surgery site; and maintaining cleanliness and sterility of operating rooms; decontamination and sterilization of instrumentation using an autoclave and a vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilizer; maintenance of surgical packs and instruments.

Education Level

Associate's degree

Field of Study

Degree in Animal Science, Nursing, or related
scientific field.

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Experience in surgical services practices or care and comfort of animals.

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II – Associates degree in a technical or scientific field related to area of assignment plus 2 years of experience in surgical services practices or care and comfort of animals.

Level III – Associates degree in a technical or scientific field related to area of assignment plus 4 years of experience in surgical services practices or care and comfort of animals.

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree, at a rate of 2 years per year of required education

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Experience working in a veterinary hospital and knowledge of surgical instruments and sterile techniques is desired.

Salary Grade

28

Salary Range

$22,300 - $46,700

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

Various working hours between 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and includes weekends and holidays. Weekend call rotations are required for processing sterile instruments.

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

10/01/2020

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.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Internal Postings

http://www.auemployment.com/postings/19591
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Other
  4. Other Documentation
  5. Other Documentation (2)
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Do you have an Associate's degree in Animal Science, Nursing, or related scientific field?
    • Yes
    • No


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