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Small Animal ICU Technician

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Vet. Medicine Teaching Hospital
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Veterinary Medicine

Job Description

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Small Animal ICU Technician. This position provides technical support to clinical faculty and senior veterinary students in the ICU section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Performs critical care nursing procedures as directed by clinical faculty, including a board-certified emergency and critical care specialist, and instructs 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. Working knowledge of CPR; ability to understand instructions; excellent communications and interpersonal skills; rabies prophylaxis will be required (provided by employer). Must be able to safely move and handle up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

Considerable experience in a veterinary clinical setting.

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Salary Information

Pay band 4-Salary: Commensurate with experience

Review Date

February 15, 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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