Purdue University Veterinary Hospital

Veterinary Technician/Nurse (Emergency/Critical Care)

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Why choose this job

The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital is adding talented veterinary technicians to our Emergency and Critical Care team! As a teaching hospital supporting 15 different veterinary specialty departments, technicians in the ECC department have the opportunity to utilize all of their clinical skills working with a diverse caseload of patients. This team will work closely with DACVECC veterinarians, veterinary residents and interns, and VTS (ECC) technicians who offer team members the opportunity to learn and advance. Purdue University also boasts one of the top Veterinary Technology programs in the country and offers all employed technicians didactic and in-the-moment teaching opportunities with both veterinary and veterinary technology students. All technicians in the Purdue Veterinary 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 will consist of 10 hours, totaling 40 hours per work week. Shifts will rotate and will include days, nights and weekends. Will also participate in holiday coverage rotation and after hours on-call for evenings and weekends.

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
Small 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