Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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Small Animal ICU Tech

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on September 13, 2019

Position summary:

Provides technical support to clinical faculty and senior veterinary students in the ICU section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Performs critical care nursing procedures in the Intensive Care Unit as directed by clinical faculty and instructs senior veterinary students in technical and manipulative skills relating to ICU/Critical Care during regular day shift or after hours shifts. On call for ICU coverage and covers ICU shifts, including holidays. Assist in other areas as directed by supervisor.

Required qualifications:

Licensed or licensed eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Veterinary Technician (LVT); working knowledge of basic nursing skills; ability to place intravenous catheters; experience in critical care nursing in a veterinary medical setting; knowledge of CPR; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; must be able to safely move and handle up to 50 lbs.; rabies prophylaxis will be required (provided by employer).

Preferred qualifications:

At least 2 years experience in a veterinary clinical setting