Small Animal ICU Technician
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Job no: 520589
Work type: Staff
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Vet. Medicine Clinical Services
Location: Blacksburg - Main Campus
Categories: Veterinary Medicine, Medical Professionals
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. On call for ICU coverage and covers ICU shifts, including holidays. Assists in other areas as directed by supervisor.
Licensed or licensed eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Veterinary Technician(LVT). Experience in critical care nursing in a veterinary medical setting. Demonstrates knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge of CPR; ability to place intravenous catheters; ability to understand and follow instructions; good interpersonal and communication skills; Rabies prophylaxis will be required (provided by employer).
At least 2 years experience in a veterinary clinical setting.
Pay Band 4; Commensurate with experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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