Purdue University Veterinary Hospital

Farm Animal Ambulatory Veterinary Technician/Nurse

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Why choose this job

The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital is looking for enthusiastic, skilled credentialed veterinary technicians to work in Farm Animal Community Practice (FACP). The FACP team operates from ambulatory trucks to serve bovine, caprine and ovine patients on farms of varying sizes around West-Central Indiana. They will utilize their basic and advanced technical skills to support the veterinarians in production medicine and theriogenology practice, including Advanced Reproductive Technology (ARTs). The FACP Technicians will be responsible for electronic medical record data entry and billing procedures. They will be maintain a clean ready room and ambulatory truck fleet.


The FACP team works Monday-Friday, and will participate in rotating on-call responsibilities for nights, weekends and holidays for both farm animal and equine ambulatory emergency cases.

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
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