Job ID: 185416

Veterinary Technician - Hospital for Large Animals

Tufts University

  • May 10, 2022
 
  • Veterinary Technician - Hospital for Large Animals
  • Hospital for Large Animals
  • Tufts University
    N. Grafton, MA
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Classified Staff
  • Agriculture/Animal Care
 
 

Overview

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University 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.


What You'll Do

This position qualifies for a $2,000 sign on bonus following successful completion of 6 months of employment for newly hired employees.

 

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 routine/emergency admissions and discharges.


What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Large Animal Handling Skills Required
  • At least one year of related experience
  • High School Diploma/GED is required
  • Computer proficiency/Electronic Medical Records
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CVT, eligible to sit for VTNE
  • Vocational/technical training or Associate/Bachelor Degree with 2+ years’ experience preferred

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

Schedule includes working holidays on scheduled workdays, participation in on-call schedule, and providing support to other shifts as needed. This position is considered essential and is therefore required to report to work as scheduled during emergency closings.

 

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


 
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