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Assistant/Tech/Specialist, Veterinary (Overnight)

Employer
Auburn University
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Sciences, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details



Position Details

Requisition Number

S944P

Home Org Name

Clinical Sciences

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Assistant/Tech/Specialist, Veterinary (Overnight)

Job Class Code

IC11 (B-C), IC12 (A-C), IC13 (A-C)

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

**This position is an overnight shift position: Monday – Thursday 9:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m., monthly rotating schedule to weekends, Friday – Sunday 7:00 p.m. – 8: a.m. (Some flexibility will be required)

This position will provide patient care, including physical exams, medication administration (IV, IM, PO, SQ), constant patient monitoring and hygiene, for all patients admitted after hours by equine critical care, medicine, surgery and theriogenology, and all in-house patients. This position will directly instruct senior veterinary students in technical aspects of patient care. This person will also monitor the welfare of University owned horses, including those enrolled in research projects. This position will provide assistance to clinicians with procedures and receiving of emergency cases.

Essential Functions

Duties will include, but are not limited to: instruction of veterinary students in various aspects of equine patient exams, catheter placement, nasogastric intubation, and general horse handling; assist clinicians, students, and residents with admission, patient restraint, and diagnostic procedures of equine cases admitted by the emergency service; provide direct patient care, including, but not limited to, physical exams, medication administration, catheter placement, nasogastric intubation, obtaining blood, fecal and urine samples, and fluid therapy; maintain floor stock and cleanliness of hospital by restocking and cleaning ICU, Isolation, main treatment areas and nurses stations in equine barns.

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

2

Area of Experience

Experience in the care and comfort of animals

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Depending on the combination of education and experience, selected candidates may be hired as a Veterinary Assistant, Technician, or Specialist and assigned levels I, II, or III .

Consideration for Veterinary Assistant II requires:
1. High school diploma or equivalent plus 2 years of experience in the care and comfort of animals

Consideration for Veterinary Technician I requires:
1. Associates degree in Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification.
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.

Consideration for Veterinary Specialist I requires:
1. Associates degree in Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification plus 3 years of experience.
2. Active license with the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medicine as a Veterinary Technician or to have passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam ( VTNE ) and have met all requirements to become certified as a Veterinary Technician Specialist ( VTS ). Entry into Level II and III requires an employee to have obtained certification as a Veterinary Technician Specialist ( VTS ).

Education Level

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.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

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.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

For Veterinary Tech and Specialist: 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

Salary Grade

31

Salary Range

$20,300 - $65,500

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

City position is located in:

Auburn

State position is located:

Alabama

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

07/15/2021

Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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

https://www.auemployment.com/postings/23942
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Other
  4. Other Documentation
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please provide how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have 2 years of experience in the care and comfort of animals OR a degree to use in lieu of experience?
    • Yes
    • No


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