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Patient Care Technician (LVT)

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Animal Cancer Care & Research Ctr.
Location: Roanoke Area
Categories: Veterinary Medicine

Job Description

Patient Care Technician will provide technical support to the clinical faculty at the Animal Cancer Care and Research Center in Roanoke, Virginia. Performs critical care nursing procedures for oncology and post operative patients.

Required Qualifications

Licensed or license eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Veterinary Technician (LVT): working knowledge of advanced and basic nursing skills; 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); Minimum 2 years experience in a veterinary hospital as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. 2 positions available; positions are for 2nd and 3rd shift respectively. 

Preferred Qualifications

At least 2 years experience in advanced critical care nursing in a veterinary medical setting. RECOVER certification. Veterinary Technician Specialty in Emergency and Critical Care or Small Animal Internal Medicine. Fear Free Certification.

Pay Band

4

Appointment Type

Restricted

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.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Deborah Akers at dsakers@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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