Purdue University Veterinary Hospital

Veterinary Technician/Nurse (Large Animal Treatment)

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Why choose this job

The Purdue University Large Animal Hospital is looking for enthusiastic credentialed veterinary technicians to join a passionate Treatment Team. The technicians on the Treatment Team work closely with the Internal Medicine specialists and Surgeons, residents and interns in the treatment of intensive, critical and healthy patients. They are responsible for performing physical examinations, drawing venous and arterial blood samples, administrating medications, and assessing patient status. They will assist with the reception of incoming emergencies and diagnostic procedures. The Treatment Technician will have an opportunity to learn and perform higher level technical skills. The Treatment Team will also be be responsible for clean and well-stocked examination and treatment rooms.


The Equine and Farm Animal Hospitals function 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. Treatment Technicians will rotate through a schedule to best staff the hospitals. Compensation for shift work, overtime and on-call apply.

Here's what you'll be doing

  • Monitor and care for medicine patients
  • Monitor and care for emergency and critical patients
  • Collect and prepare laboratory samples
  • Monitor and maintain general anaesthesia
  • Post-op care for surgery patients
  • Radiography
  • Diets and Nutrition
  • Educating animal owners

Some of our perks include

  • 30200 to 53600 USD per year
  • 10 days leave
  • Funded continuous education
  • Benefits of a Purdue Career: Sign-on bonus for eligible positions Competitive benefits package including generous paid sick time and vacation Tuition remission (Purdue and Purdue Global) Continuing education programs Continuing education and uniform allowance Opportunities for promotion and career development A highly supportive work environment that mentors employees to meet their goals, including specialization in an area of their choosing Free CityBus access Employee discount program
West Lafayette, Indiana
Feb 25, 2022
Veterinary Nurse / Tech
30200 to 53600 USD
Equine • Farm animal

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Purdue University Veterinary Hospital

See what we're all about

We are a state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging, sports medicine, and surgical center. Our team works with clients and primary veterinarians to provide the highest quality care to performance horses. Horse owners and trainers have access to our team of specialists, and extensive diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, including advanced diagnostic imaging, shockwave therapy, nuclear medicine, regenerative medicine, endoscopic laser surgery and specialized equine orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. While we specialize in equine athletes, we have experience with all breeds and disciplines.

The Team

Our team includes 100 veterinarians and 300 veterinary nurses / techs