Veterinary Technician at Tufts University in Grafton, Massachusetts

Posted in Health Care 7 days ago.

Job Description:

Tufts University

Equal Opportunity Employer –minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Job Description

Veterinary Technician - Hospital for Large Animals - 21001018

This is an overnight position.

The Hospital for Large Animals provides high-quality medical/surgical care to inpatient, outpatient and critical/emergency large animal patients. In addition to providing patient care, employees are required to teach and support the veterinary students and visiting veterinary technician interns throughout their rotation in the Hospital for Large Animals.

Candidate is responsible for providing high quality nursing care and treatment for all Internal Medicine, General Diagnostics and Surgery Service, and Sports Medicine Service patients as directed by clinicians/residents or supervising technicians. As a team member, this candidate will assist other technicians in carrying out the daily patient management plan, which includes inpatient care and treatment, providing technical support for other clinicians and students, guidance and instruction to students on rotation, and assisting with emergencies.

Basic Requirements:
  • A t least one y ear of rela te d e x perie n ce
  • High S ch o ol D ipl o ma/G E D is r e q u i r ed
  • Comput e r skills, EMR e xposure
  • Ex perie n ce handling and working around large animals required
  • Ab ility t o lif t up to 50 lbs. w ith or w ith o ut a c c om m o dation

Preferred Qualifications:
  • CV T , e li g ible to sit for V T N E
  • Vo c a tion a l/t e c hn i ca l tr a i ning or A ss o c iat e /B ac h e lor D e g r e e with 2+ y e a rs ' e x p e ri e n c e p r e fer r e d

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

S ch ed ul e is Sunday 11p-7a, Monday 11p-7a, Tuesday 11p-7a, Saturday 7p-7a and inc lu des wor k ing h ol i d ays o n s c h ed ul ed d a ys, participation in on-call schedule, a nd prov i ding su pport t o ot h er sh if t s as n e ed e d. T h is posi t ion is c o nsi d er e d e ss ential a nd is th erefo r e req u ir e d t o report t o work as s c h ed ul ed d u ring e m ergency c l osings.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Grafton
Job: Clinical
Organization: Large Animal Hosp-Cummings-Vet
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jan 13, 2021, 11:02:18 AMPI128773343