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Veterinary Technician - Inpatient Emergency/Critical Care (Swing Shift)

Employer
Auburn University
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 12, 2022

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

Position Information

Requisition Number

S1724P

Home Org Name

Clinical Sciences

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Veterinary Technician - Inpatient Emergency/Critical Care (Swing Shift)

Job Class Code

IC23 (A-C)

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The College of Veterinary Medicine seeks candidates for a Veterinary Technician position to work directly with the Emergency/Critical Care ( ECC ) clinicians and rotating intern doctors to help facilitate quality client care and patient flow through the IMC, ICU, and ER.

Learn more about VET MED and take a campus tour here: https://www.auburnvetmed.com/

Why should YOU work for VET MED ?
  • 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.
Need we say more? Probably not – but just in case:

About Auburn:
At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn:
Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn .

Our Commitment:
Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit www.auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions
  • Administers treatments and monitoring of 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.
  • Performs, instructs, and demonstrates advanced veterinary care techniques and procedures related to emergency and critical care medicine.
  • Assists veterinarians in the care of patients requiring advanced procedures and life-saving techniques including CPR, mechanical ventilation and dialysis.
  • Inspects facilities, equipment, and supplies daily, as well as observes health status of animals, environmental conditions, temperature, and sanitation.
  • Performs emergency triage and stabilization of patients presenting through the Emergency service.
  • May be responsible for, or assist in, billing clients, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks.
  • This position will work to provide care for patients after hours, on weekends, and holidays.
Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Associate's degree in a technical or scientific field related to area of assignment.

Field of Study

Degree in Animal Science or related scientific field

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 Tech I, Vet Inpatient requires an Associate’s degree in a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment.

Level II requires an Associate’s degree in a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment plus 2 years of experience working in a veterinary hospital environment.

Level III requires an Associate’s degree in a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment plus 4 years of experience working in a veterinary hospital environment.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

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

Veterinary Technician Certification having passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam ( VTNE ).

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range

$14.50 - $25/hr

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

This is a rotating monthly swing shift: Mon-Thurs 2:00 pm – 12:00 am, Fri – Sun 12:00 pm – 1 am

City position is located in:

Auburn

State position is located:

Alabama

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

06/12/2022

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/29884
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
    • AcademicKeys
    • 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
    • College or university Career Services
    • I went to the AU Employment Website directly (www.auemployment.com)
    • Other
  2. * Do you have an Associate's degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to the position?
    • Yes
    • No


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