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Anesthesia Nurse-Large Animal 2nd shift / Veterinary Nurse 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
Sub Area: CT- Clerical Tech.
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Veterinary/Animal Care, Clerical Technical- CT, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Anesthesia Nurse-Large Animal 2nd shift

Position Summary

Provides patient care for ill and injured animals in the anesthesia unit of the Veterinary Medical Center. This position works primarily in the large animal clinic, instructs, and demonstrates techniques to students, assists students and clinicians in their work, and 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. May require experience in a veterinary hospital research setting, 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

Experience as a veterinary technician in an educational setting. Experience in extensive patient care, emergency/critical care, surgery, anesthesia, drug-dosing, and sterile techniques. Experience in the use of electronic medical records software, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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 3 Professional References

Work Hours

7PM-7AM Friday, Saturday and Sunday with overtime, if necessary.



Summary of Physical Demands

The veterinary technician 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. Lift animals up to 50lbs individually and up to 150lbs as a team.

Summary of Health Risks

Potential exposure to animals or specimens with Mycobacterium

Work with animals or unfixed tissue

Wear a respirator (does not include paper dust mask worn for comfort)

Bidding eligibility ends March 19, 2024 at 11:55 P.M.

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