Veterinary Technician (Overnight) Gulf Shores, AL

Employer
Auburn University
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 7, 2022

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


Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

S1294P

Home Org Name

Clinical Sciences

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Veterinary Technician (Overnight) Gulf Shores, AL

Job Class Code

IC12 (A-C)

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This is a weekday overnight position at Auburn Veterinary Specialists in Gulf Shores, AL. Typical shifts are 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.

The Veterinary Technician position performs a variety of 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 – Gulf Shores is the centerpiece of a 24,000-square-foot Auburn University Educational Complex in Gulf Shores, Alabama, providing specialty veterinary service and educational opportunities for students interested in internal medicine and surgery. As a part of the Auburn Educational Complex, the center is a satellite of the Auburn University Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the College of Veterinary Medicine . The center operates as a referral-only facility offering surgery services, internal medicine and dermatology, with the intent to add emergency services in the future.

Essential Functions
  • Organizes, cleans, stocks, and prepares treatment rooms for examination of animals, and holds or restrains animals during examination, treatment, or inoculation.
  • Administers injections, anesthesia, serums, vaccines, and treatments to animals, including tasks such as dressing wounds, cleaning teeth, and taking vital signs of animals under the direction of a veterinarian.
  • Performs laboratory tests to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
  • Cares for and monitors the condition of animals before, during, and/or after surgery.
  • Collects, prepares, and labels samples for laboratory testing and assists with research projects.
  • Performs emergency first aid, such as emergency resuscitation or other life saving procedures.
  • Assists with student instruction programs through preparation of materials, observing, monitoring and/or grading tasks, and presenting orientation and procedures briefings.
  • May triage phone calls from referring veterinarians/clients as well as schedule appointments for diagnostic procedures under the direction of a veterinarian
  • May fill prescriptions, measure medications, and label containers.
Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Associate's degree

Field of Study

Associate’s degree in 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 may be hired as a Veterinary Technician and assigned Levels I, II, or III . Salary range is determined by eligibility for Level I, II, or III .

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

Level II 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
3. 2 years of experience in Veterinary Technology or in the care and comfort of animals.

Level III 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
3. 4 years of experience in Veterinary Technology or in the care and comfort of animals.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Advanced degrees accepted in lieu of years of 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 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

Desired Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Salary Grade

29

Salary Range

$30,000 - $52,100

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

Weekday overnight position at Auburn Veterinary Specialists in Gulf Shores, AL. Typical shifts are 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.

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

01/07/2022

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/26933
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Other
  4. Other Documentation (2)
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.
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  2. * Do you have an Associate's degree or higher in Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification?
    • Yes
    • No


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