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Veterinary Technician I

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Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 10
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Veterinary Teaching Hospital 10046906
Salary: 19.19
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Clerical Technical- CT, Veterinary/Animal Care, Union

Position Summary

Provide patient care for ill and injured animals in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. This position will primarily be working in the Large Animal Clinic; instructs and demonstrates techniques to students; assists students veterinary technicians and veterinarians in their work; maintains supplies, equipment and cleanliness of hospital areas.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years in college, technical or vocational school in Veterinary Technology; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in extensive patient care, surgery, anesthesia, drug-dosing, and sterilization; experience in the use of spreadsheet and word processing software, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; licensed as a Veterinary Technician with the State of Michigan or attainment of such certification within one year from date of employment.

Desired Qualifications

6-12 months as a veterinary technician in an educational setting; experience in Large Animal medicine.

Required Application Materials


Work Hours

Four 10-hour days, first shift Friday, third shift Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Rotating holiday coverage.

Summary of Physical Demands

Assisting with lifting of animal patients and medical equipment; pushing carts containing animals and equipment to their units; climbing stairs carrying lab samples; restraining animals, preparing for medical procedures and treatments.

Summary of Health Risks

Caring for animals with potential TB and rabies risk; may wear a respirator.

Bidding eligibility ends on 11/6/2018 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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