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Assistant/Tech, Veterinary Inpatient (Day Shift)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Auburn University
Physical Address
1550 East Glenn Avenue
Auburn, AL 36849
Job Description

Position Details
Position Information
Requisition Number S029P
Home Org Name Clinical Sciences
Division Name College of Veterinary Medicine
Position Title Assistant/Tech, Veterinary Inpatient (Day Shift)
Job Class Code IC22 (A-C), IC23 (A-C)
Appointment Status Full-time
Part-time FTE
Limited Term No
Limited Term Length
Job Summary
Performs a variety of tasks related to the care and treatment of animal patients. Under direct supervision, this position assists in the monitoring and treatment for all patients admitted in the hospital.

Essential Functions
1. Assists with administering treatments and monitoring patients admitted in IMC or ICU, Observes and records vital data, abnormal signs, body weight, food/water intake of animals, and collects and labels specimens and perform treatments and administer medications as prescribed by primary veterinarian.
2. Performs and demonstrates veterinary care techniques and procedures related to emergency and critical care medicine.
3. Assists veterinarians in the care of patients requiring advanced procedures and life-saving techniques including CPR, mechanical ventilation and dialysis.
4. Inspects facilities, equipment, and supplies daily, as well as observes health status of animals , environmental conditions , temperature , and sanitation.
5. Perform job duties with speed and accuracy and work as essential personnel, providing care for patients after hours, on weekends and holidays.
6. Assists with emergency triage and stabilization of patients presenting through the Emergency service
7. May be responsible for, or assist in, billing clients, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks

Minimum Education and Experience
Education Level High school diploma or equivalent for entry level
Field of Study
Years of Experience No experience required for entry level
Area of Experience
Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Depending on the combination of education and experience, selected candidates may be hired as a Veterinary Assistant or Technician, and assigned Levels I, II, or III.

Consideration for entry-level Veterinary Assistant requires:
A high school diploma or equivalent
Salary range determined by eligibility for Level I, II, or III.

Consideration for entry-level Veterinary Technician requires:
1. Associate’s degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment.
2. Active license with the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medicine as a Veterinary Technician, have met all requirements to become licensed, or have passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Veterinary Technician certification or license must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
Salary range determined by eligibility for Level I, II or III.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)
Education Level
Field of Study
Years of Experience 1 year of completed relevant education per year of required experience.
Area of Experience
Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications
Minimum Skills and Abilities
Minimum Technology Skills
Minimum License and Certifications
To qualify for Tech: Veterinary Technician Certification having passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE).

Desired Qualifications
Desired Qualifications
Posting Detail Information
Salary Grade 28
Salary Range $22,300 – $75,100
Job Category Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine
Working Hours if Non-Traditional
List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position
Posting Date 01/23/2020
Closing Date
EEO Statement
AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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