Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Technician - Inpatient ER (Day Shift)

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Interested in a role where you can show off your top-notch nursing skills while working alongside board-certified veterinarians? Love caring for patients and the excitement of emergency? The College of Veterinary Medicine seeks candidates for an Inpatient Veterinary Technician to work directly with the ER clinicians and rotating intern doctors to help facilitate quality client care and patient flow through the IMC, ICU, and ER. ::::::APPLY HERE NOW:::::: Learn more about VET MED and take a campus tour here: Check out all CVM open jobs by visiting and click 'Non-Faculty' Minimum Education and Experience Education Level Associate's degree in a technical or scientific field related to the position. Field of Study Degree in Animal Science or related scientific field Years of Experience No experience required for entry level Area of Experience Requirements for Additional Job Levels Depending on the combination of education and experience, selected candidates may be hired as an Inpatient Veterinary Technician and assigned Levels I, II, or III. Salary range is determined by eligibility for Level I, II, or III. Consideration for Tech I, Vet Inpatient requires an Associate’s degree in a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment. Level II requires an Associate’s degree in a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment plus 2 years of experience working in a veterinary hospital environment. Level III requires an Associate’s degree in a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment plus 4 years of experience working in a veterinary hospital environment. Minimum License and Certifications Veterinary Technician Certification having passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.


Essential Functions: Oversight and training of professional veterinary students regarding care of animals, collection of specimens, and handling of animals. Transportation and monitoring of patients requiring diagnostic imaging and assistance with obtaining images as needed. Assisting clinicians with student examination, treatment, procedures, restraint, and sample collection. Anesthetic monitoring for patients requiring minor procedures in IMC or ICU. Assisting in emergency triage and stabilization of patients through the ER. Assist clinicians with set-up of critical patients as needed, including ventilator and CRRT patients. Communicating with referring veterinarians as directed by ECC clinicians. Operation and monitoring of patients receiving hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Facilitating/coordinating consults with other specialty services. Assisting with estimates, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks. Other responsibilities as directed by clinicians. *This position will not be responsible for primary nursing care of ECC patients admitted to IMC or ICU. May be responsible for training, assisting or assigning tasks to others. May provide input to performance reviews of other employees. Weekly Schedule: This is a monthly rotating day shift position. Mon – Thurs 7:00 am – 5:00 pm; Fri – Sun 7:00 am – 8:00 pm *This position will work to provide care for patients after hours, on weekends, and holidays.

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
  • Post-op care for surgery patients

Some of our perks include

  • 34200 to 59600 USD per year
  • 32 days leave
  • Relocation allowance
  • Sponsored membership fees
  • Funded continuous education
  • Why should YOU work for VET MED? *Excellent full-time benefits that start on Day 1! *Medical, dental, and vision insurance options for you and your family. *Generous Transition Allowance to make your move easier. *Generous state retirement program with eligibility to receive monthly payments after 10 years of service. *How about these numbers? 4 weeks of vacation, 96 hours of sick leave, 6 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child, and 9 official paid holidays. *Overnight and weekend shift differentials = more $$$ in your pocket. *Veterinary care and food discounts for your pets. *Uniform and continuing education allowances. *Tuition assistance for you and your dependents after a year of service. *Opportunities for advancement. About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community. It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home! Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting
Auburn, Alabama
Jan 9, 2023
Veterinary Nurse / Tech
34200 to 59600 USD
Small animal

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Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

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Interested in practicing gold-standard patient care, working alongside some of the most accomplished veterinary professionals in the field, and influencing the next generation of veterinarians? AUCVM is the place for you! Come join us and see where your career can take you!

The Team

Our team includes 75 veterinarians and 90 veterinary nurses / techs