Small Animal Vet Tech/Floater

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Veterinary
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Posted on July 21, 2021

Job Description

The Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Small Animal Veterinary Technician/Floater. The position provides technical support to clinical faculty and senior veterinary students in the medical sections of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, including ward and treatment room management, administering treatments and medications ordered by clinical faculty. Special nursing care procedures may include special diagnostic procedures, infection control/isolation management. Performs critical care nursing procedures in the ICU as directed by clinical faculty and instructs senior veterinary students in technical and manipulative skills related to ICU/Critical Care. On call for ICU coverage and covers ICU shifts including holidays. Assists in other areas of the hospital as directed by supervisor.

Required Qualifications

Licensed or Licensed eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Veterinary Technician (LVT); experience in intensive care in a veterinary medical setting; experience in special procedures and electodiagnostics; demonstrated knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge of CPR; ability to place intravenous catheters; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Rabies prophylaxis will be required (provided by employer).

Preferred Qualifications

At least 2 years experience in a veterinary clinical setting.

Pay Band

4

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

Pay band 4 - Wage; Commensurate with experience

Review Date

08/06/2021

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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