Purdue University Veterinary Hospital

Veterinary Technician/Nurse (Small & Large Animal Anesthesia)

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Why choose this job

The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital is hiring talented veterinary technicians for our Anesthesia team. In this position, technicians have the opportunity to provide anesthesia support for both small and large animal patients for elective and emergency cases throughout the hospital. With access to three DACVAA and supporting multiple specialties in both large and small animal, anesthesia technicians have great opportunity to learn and advance their skills and knowledge including arterial catheter placement and IBP monitoring, central catheter placement, and regional anesthesia. Purdue University also boasts one of the top Veterinary Technology programs in the country and offers all employed technicians in-the-moment teaching opportunities with both veterinary and veterinary technology students. All technicians in the hospital are encouraged to work independently and utilize critical thinking skills to contribute to patient care. Technicians are also supported in working towards their VTS and are mentored through the process.

Workday

Shifts weekday (day) with overnight/holiday/weekend on-call responsibilities rotated throughout the team.

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
Full-time
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