Tech III, Veterinary (Oncology)



Position Details

Requisition Number

S605P

Home Org Name

Clinical Sciences

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Tech III, Veterinary (Oncology)

Job Class Code

IC12C

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Hours are between 7:30am-5:30pm with some flexibility required.

The person in this position will aid in the care and treatments, diagnostics and procedures of patients in the Oncology service of the Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital and will assist other services, 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 Oncology service area.

Essential Functions

Duties will include but are not limited to: operating, maintaining, repairing, cleaning laboratory equipment, clinic area, and maintaining supplies; performing, instructing, and demonstrating specialized veterinary care techniques and procedures; assisting veterinarians in the care of patients requiring specialized care; inspecting facilities, equipment, and supplies daily, as well as observing health status of animals, environmental conditions, temperature, and sanitation; providing specialized care and monitoring of animals before, during, and/or after procedures; administering medicine and treatment according to prescribed instruction; observing and recording vital data, abnormal signs, body weight, food/water intake of animals, and collecting and labeling specimens; performing emergency first aid such as emergency resuscitation or other life-saving procedures; scheduling appointments for diagnostic procedures and advising referring veterinarians about the use of specialized equipment; may be responsible for, or assist in, billing clients, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks.

Education Level

High School Diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

2 years of experience required for Level II Assistant

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 II/ III or Technician I/II/ III . Salary range is determined by eligibility for Level I, II or III .

Level II Veterinary Assistant:
- High school diploma or equivalent plus 2 years of experience in the care and comfort of animals.

Level III Veterinary Assistant:
- High school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of experience in the care and comfort of animals

Level I Veterinary Technician:
1. Associate’s degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to Veterinary Technology.
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.

Level II Veterinary Technician:
1. Associate’s degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to Veterinary Technology.
2. 2 years of experience in Veterinary Technology or the care and comfort of animals.
3. 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.

Level III Veterinary Technician:
1. Associate’s degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to Veterinary Technology.
2. 4 years of experience in Veterinary Technology or the care and comfort of animals.
3. 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.

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Veterinary Assistant:
When a candidate has the required experience, but lacks the required education, they may normally apply additional relevant experience toward the education requirement, at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience per year of required education.

Veterinary Assistant and Technician:
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.

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Veterinary Technician:
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.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in the care and comfort of animals, as well as detailed knowledge with the oncologic patient; the ability to obtain needed information to select and adapt methods and procedures; and skill in using specialized techniques and equipment to resolve operational problems not full covered by precedents.

Salary Grade

00

Salary Range

$22,300 - $52,100

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

02/02/2021

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. Curriculum Vitae
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
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  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have 2 years of experience in the care and comfort of animals OR a degree to use in lieu of years of experience?
    • Yes
    • No


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