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Posting Date:  2.11.2020                                                                                                                     Posting End Date:  3.11.2020 

Position: Licensed Veterinary Technician-Large Animal Medicine (2) positions               Department: College of Veterinary Medicine

Status: Full time, exempt or non-exempt

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating “Excellence in Every Way”, the ideal Licensed Veterinary Technician-Large Animal Medicine will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • Assist clinicians/veterinarians, interns and students in restraint and treatment of patients
  • Monitor patients and do routine procedures, such as fecal, urine and blood collection
  • Assist with palpation labs, technique labs
  • Prepare and monitor patients for surgery, administer injectable drugs for anesthesia and operate gas anesthetic machines
  • Maintenance of equipment, supplies and drug inventory
  • Assist with field surgeries
  • Maintain and stock small animal surgical supplies and keep surgery rooms clean (disinfected and sanitized)
  • Monitor the work-study students with stocking supplies in all wards
  • Stock and maintain ambulatory vehicles
  • Maintenance of the following equipment: anesthetic machines, oxygen tanks, endoscopes, arthroscopic unit, and ultrasound equipment
  • Teach students IV catheterization, fluid administration injection techniques, bandaging techniques, pain control, and anesthetic protocols
  • Check patient records daily and record medication and input daily charges
  • Perform a daily patient census and report list of hospital cases to the front office

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Completion and certification from an accredited school as a Veterinary Technician
  • Animal-related work experience; must have a general interest in the care of animals
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment (computer, fax, copier, data entry)
  • Must have a strong work ethic and demonstrate initiative
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Salary

Commensurate with education, training, and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies o unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the even budgetary or operational constraints.

Tuskegee University

Attn:  OHR Employment/Recruitment

1200 West Montgomery Road

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee, Alabama  36088

Email Address:  employment@tuskegee.edu  |  Fax: 334.724.4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verification on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.