Veterinary Care Technician 3 (RVT) – 3rd shift Emergency Critical Care – New Hire Signing Bonus!

The Ohio State University

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Job Title:
Veterinary Care Technician 3 (RVT) – 3rd shift Emergency Critical Care – New Hire Signing Bonus!

Department:
Veterinary Medical Center Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care

Job Description

Vet Care Tech – ECC: Work involves assisting a veterinarian in technical procedures and activities involving animal care, specifically in the areas of pain management and critical care. Successful candidate assists team clinicians and care-giving colleagues with the reception, treatment, and monitoring of all patients within the Small Animal Emergency Critical Care unit. Candidate oversees and instructs professional veterinary students in preparation of animals and equipment for medical procedures and delivery of care. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: supervising and performing ordered treatments for ECC and hospitalized patients; assisting with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; transmitting case updates to oncoming colleagues; assisting in care of emergency cases brought to small animal receiving area; and preparing and submitting charge tickets for all services rendered according to hospital fee schedules. There are two positions available on first shift. The successful candidates will be expected to work 40 hours a week on first shift rotating between weekdays and weekends with required holidays based on a team rotation. This position will be eligible for shift differential for evening hours and weekend hours worked. Successful candidate must be a Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of Ohio and complete a background check.

Physical Requirements

Standing for long periods of time Pushing/pulling/lifting up to 50 pounds Exposure to animal dander and/or zoonotic diseases Exposure to needle sticks, hazardous chemicals, and/or bio hazardous waste.

Required Education

Associates Degree in Animal Health/Veterinary Medicine. Per CCS rules and specs.

Desired Experience

Previous experience as a licensed, registered veterinary technician and/or Veterinary Assistant Preference to prior experience especially focusing on anesthesiology and/or critical services Prefer board certification/recognition from the Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists and the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technicians.

Additional Information:

The targeted hiring range for this position is $27.55- $34.47 per hour, commensurate with education and experience.

Location:
Veterinary Medical Center (0299)

Position Type:
Regular

Scheduled Hours:
40

Shift:
Third Shift

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.  A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

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