Veterinary Technician/ECCM Coordinator
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; instructing and demonstrating techniques to students; assisting students, veterinary technicians, and veterinarians in their work; maintains supplies, equipment, and cleanliness of hospital areas. This position will also assist with client communication, record keeping, DVM outreach, and bill auditing for the department.
Primary duties include Patient care; inventory of ICU animals; Entering transfers for patients and sending transfer update forms to rDVM's; Attending rounds; Order and sending cards/books to deceased patient families; Monitor ECCM email and investigating Cubex Error Reports; Track pending labs via VTHO and email results to Doctors; Assist with additional ECCM administrative duties.
Skills you will develop and utilize as a veterinary technician include central line placement, arterial catheters, urinary catheters, tracheostomy care, ventilator and dialysis patient care, etc. With four Boarded Critical Care Specialized Veterinarians and two Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Technician Specialists, we support and assist in your career development.
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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.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
Resume, Cover Letter and Professional references
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
This position can work 5 - 8 hours shifts or 4 - 10 hour shifts. Week will start on Sunday.
Summary of Physical Demands
Lifting animals, carrying animals, pushing carts, climbing stairs, restraining animals
Summary of Health Risks
Work with animals or unfixed tissue
May wear respirator
Possible exposure to zoonotic diseases
Bidding eligibility ends June 28, 2022 at 11:55 P.M.