Veterinary Technician I
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Job no: 544445
Work type: Support Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:
College Of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Teaching Hospital 10046906
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Clerical Technical- CT, Veterinary/Animal Care, Union
Provides patient care for ill and injured animals in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. This position will primarily be working in the VMC Emergency and Critical Care unit; instructs and demonstrates techniques to students; assists students, veterinary technicians and veterinarians in their work; maintains supplies, equipment and cleanliness of hospital areas. Working schedule is four 10 hour days, rotating weekends and holidays.
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; 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.
Experience in an educational setting; background in emergency medicine.
Required Application Materials
Resume, professional references
four 10-hour days, working third shift, rotating holidays and weekends.
Summary of Physical Demands
The Veterinary Technician I will be lifting animal patients onto cages and medical equipment; carrying animals between cages and exam tables and gurneys; pushing carts containing animals and equipment to other 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 11/13/2018 at 11:55
Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Eastern Standard Time
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