Provide care for equine patients through administration of medications treatments, specimen collection, monitoring vital signs, record keeping and asisting in the preparation and performance of special and emergency procedures; maintains acceptable levels of cleanliness in barns, treatment areas and other related areas.
Previous equine related experience and/or veterinary assistant experience; working knowledge of basic principles of equine care; experience and extensive knowledge of equine restraint and handling techniques; ability to follow established protocol and procedures; good communications skills; knowledge of basic personal computer software and operations.
Licensed veterinarian technician (LVT) in the state of VA or licensure from a state that will transfer.
Training in Animal Science or a health related field.
3 - Wage
Pay band 3 - Wage; Commensurate with experience
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check
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