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Veterinary Technician (Gulf Shores)

Employer
Auburn University
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2022

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

Position Information

Requisition Number

S1693P

Home Org Name

Clinical Sciences

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Veterinary Technician (Gulf Shores)

Job Class Code

IC12 (A-C)

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Work for Auburn University—and Live at the Beach!


Auburn Veterinary Specialists – Gulf Shores seeks candidates for a Veterinary Technician position to perform various tasks related to the care and treatment of animal patients. This position assists in the monitoring and treatment of all patients admitted to the hospital.

Auburn Veterinary Specialists is the centerpiece of a 24,000-square-foot Auburn University Educational Complex in Gulf Shores, Alabama, providing specialty veterinary services and educational opportunities for students interested in internal medicine and surgery, and is a satellite of the Auburn University Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the College of Veterinary Medicine .

Explore the Auburn Veterinary Specialists – Gulf Shores site here !

Why should YOU work for Auburn Veterinary Specialists?
  • Excellent full-time benefits that start on Day 1!
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance options for you and your family.
  • Generous state retirement program with eligibility to receive monthly payments after 10 years of service.
  • How about these numbers? 4 weeks of vacation, 96 hours of sick leave, 6 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child, and 9 official paid holidays .
  • Overnight and weekend shift differentials = more $$$ in your pocket.
  • Veterinary care and food discounts for your pets.
  • Uniform and continuing education allowances.
  • Tuition assistance for you and your dependents after a year of service.
  • Opportunities for advancement.
At Auburn, our work changes lives. Learn more about Auburn’s impact, as well as generous employee benefits and opportunities by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn .

This position will be responsible for providing support for dermatology, surgery, internal medicine, and patient care. The ideal candidate is flexible and enjoys working with multiple services. As a teaching institution, we excel at teaching advanced techniques, not only to vet students but our staff. This individual will help with endoscopies, ultrasounds, CTs, MRIs, anesthesia, surgery scrub, patient histories, client communication, filling medications, various diagnostic procedures as well as monitoring patients post-procedure. Scheduling can be flexible for the right individual.

Essential Functions

1. Assists with administering treatments and monitoring patients admitted in IMC or ICU, Observes and records vital data, abnormal signs, body weight, food/water intake of animals, and collects and labels specimens and perform treatments and administer medications as prescribed by primary veterinarian.
2. Performs and demonstrates veterinary care techniques and procedures related to emergency and critical care medicine.
3. Assists veterinarians in the care of patients requiring advanced procedures and life-saving techniques including CPR and mechanical ventilation.
4. Inspects facilities, equipment, and supplies daily, as well as observes health status of animals, environmental conditions, temperature, and sanitation.
5. Assists with emergency triage and stabilization of patients presenting through the Emergency service
6. May be responsible for, or assist in, billing clients, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Associate’s degree or higher

Field of Study

Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification.

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 will be assigned Levels I, II, or III . Salary range is determined by eligibility for Level I, II, or III .

Level II requires an Associate’s degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to Veterinary Technology, 2 years of experience in Veterinary Technology or in the care and comfort of animals, and an active license as a Veterinary Technician, have met all requirements to become licensed, or have passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam ( VTNE ).

Level III requires an Associate’s degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to Veterinary Technology, 4 years of experience in Veterinary Technology or in the care and comfort of animals, and an active license as a Veterinary Technician, have met all requirements to become licensed, or have passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam ( VTNE ).

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

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, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Active license 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

Desired Qualifications

Experience working in the care and comfort of animals or experience in a veterinary hospital environment is desired.

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range

$30,150 - $52,100

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

City position is located in:

Gulf Shores

State position is located:

Alabama

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

06/01/2022

Closing Date

EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. 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/29751
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
    • LinkedIn
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    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • DiversityJobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Indeed
    • RecruitMilitary
    • The Tuskegee News
    • Professional organization or journal
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • State Employment Service
    • Social Media
    • AU Job Bulletin
    • Notified by an Auburn employee
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    • Other
  2. * Do you have an Associate's degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to Veterinary Technology?
    • Yes
    • No


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