Purdue University Veterinary Hospital

Veterinary Technician/Nurse (Small/Large Animal Versa Tech)

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Why choose this job

The Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital is looking for enthusiastic credentialed veterinary technicians! We are currently hiring for our Versa team. As a Versa Technician, you will have the opportunity to work with all of Purdue’s specialty departments in both the small animal and large animal hospitals including Anesthesia and Surgery, Primary Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Large Animal Treatment, and Small Animal Internal Medicine. Versa Technicians are assigned to the area in the hospital of greatest technician need and through this opportunity will utilize all of their skills as knowledge. In addition, Versa technicians rotate through the Priority 4 Paws mobile surgery unit providing anesthesia and recovery support for spays and neuters to shelter animals in the surrounding area.


The Versa Technician team generally works M-F but may rotate to weekends depending on hospital needs. After-hours and on-call may be required as needed and will be discussed in advance.

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
  • Radiography
  • Post-op care for surgery patients
  • 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
Small animal • Equine

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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