The College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medical Center-Dublin seeks applications for a Registered Veterinary Technician in the Emergency/Critical Care (ECC) unit. The successful individual will provide high-level patient care in a fast-paced, high patient load, 24/7, 365-day/year veterinary practice facility. Emergency Critical Care RVTs focus on assisting faculty with assessment, treatment, and procedures related to quality patient care. The position requires detailed knowledge of biological parameters and value interpretation, ICU protocols, restraint techniques, ability to triage and take action in emergent situations as well as the ability to acquire vitals and monitoring hospitalized patients for changing needs. The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively with clients, administration, colleagues, and faculty. They should possess lab skills including working knowledge of lab equipment and protocols and must be able to accurately track patient progress and keep proper documentation as well as effectively learn and use electronic medical record program. Some tasks require use of anesthesia and radiological machines. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining clean and efficient work areas and performing end-of-shift duties which may include dust mopping, wet mopping, laundry, and trash removal. All technicians are expected to mentor and train new employees and participate in regular continuing education to maintain required state licensing. This positions requires state license issued by the Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board (OVMLB) and completion of a successful background check. Primary shifts include two 8-hour shifts every weekend or every other weekend (Saturday and Sunday) with required holidays based on team rotation. Shifts will be primarily 4:00pm-12:00am and eligible for shift differential.
Additional Information for Applicants::
This position has been reposted.
Physical Requirements: Standing for long periods of time, pushing/pulling/lifting up to 50 pounds, exposure to animal dander and/or zoonotic diseases, and exposure to needle sticks, hazardous chemicals, and/or bio hazardous waste.
Requires weekend, nights and/or holiday hours.
Associate's degree in Animal Health Technology from an approved AVMA Technician Program; minimum of one year of previous and related work experience; ability to obtain OVMLB License prior to start date.
Target Salary: $16.00 - $18.00 Hourly
Job Category: Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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