Large Animal Veterinary Nurse
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.
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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; 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.
6-12 months as a veterinary technician in an educational setting; experience in Large Animal 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, three professional references
Weekends, Third Shift - Saturdays and Sundays from 11 p.m. to 9 a.m.
Summary of Physical Demands
Lifting up to 50 pounds individually, with ability to also do share lifts for larger animals
Carrying medical equipment to stalls and examination rooms
Pushing medical equipment or animals to other units within hospital
Summary of Health Risks
Potential exposure to animal or specimens with Mycobacterium bovis.
Wear a respirator (does not include paper dust mask worn for comfort).
Bidding eligibility ends November 28, 2023 at 11:55 P.M.