Interested in anesthesia in academia? Join our team at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine! We are looking to hire a full time anesthesia technician! The College of Veterinary Medicine seeks a Veterinary Technician that will perform various tasks related to the care and treatment of animal patients in a specialized anesthesia clinical service area. This position will have the opportunity to cross-train with the Large Animal Anesthesia, with a primary focus on Small Animal Anesthesia Services. You will work with an incredible team of board certified anesthesiologists and surgeons, specialized residents, interns and, of course, some amazing technicians! Our anesthesia department services all departments of the veterinary teaching hospital including surgical oncology, ophthalmology, emergency and critical care, internal medicine, dermatology, orthopedics, neurology, cardiology, radiation oncology, theriogenology, etc. Our caseload is varied and complex with routine involvement in advanced anesthetic care including nerve blocks, critical case management, exotics, thoracotomies, large animal, CRIs, and more! Come learn, grow, and influence the next generation of veterinarians all in the Loveliest Village on the Plains! War Eagle! This is a Monday thru Friday, position, however, hours will vary and after-hours/weekend hours are required. Learn more about VET MED and take a campus tour here: https://www.auburnvetmed.com/ Education Level: Associates degree in a technical or scientific field related to area of assignment. Field of Study: Degree in Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification Years of Experience: None required for entry level Area of Experience: Experience in Veterinary Technology or in the care and comfort of animals Minimum License and Certifications: Active license as a Veterinary Technician, have met all requirements to become licensed, or have passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Veterinary Technician certification or license must be obtained within 6 months of employment. Desired Qualifications: Experience working in veterinary anesthesia is preferred. Also desired is experience in the care and comfort of animals, as well as detailed knowledge in the field. ::::::APPLY HERE NOW:::::: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/34764 Check out all CVM open jobs by visiting aub.ie/vetjobs and click 'Non-Faculty' 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: *Assists in the administration and monitoring of anesthesia and a variety of tasks in the care, observation and treatment of animals in a specialized large and small animal clinical service area. With oversight from a veterinary anesthesiologist, independently performs anesthesia and peri-operative pain management for veterinary species. *Specifically: perform cursory physical examinations, calculate drug dosages, maintain anesthesia equipment, administer pre-anesthetic medications, induce anesthesia, perform endotracheal intubation, insure safe positioning of patients for surgery, monitor physiological parameters, properly document anesthetic events in medical record, recognize anesthetic complications and institute proper corrective actions, recover patients from anesthesia, and enter patient charges into practice management software application. *Responsibilities are conducted in a teaching hospital on clinical cases. Anesthetist is also responsible for overseeing and instructing professional students in the safe and effective application of veterinary anesthesia and pain management. *Will be responsible for application of a wide variety of anesthetic agents and equipment. *Manages anesthesia for moderate, complex and critical patients. *Position has the potential to be physically (lifting, restraining, transporting animals) and mentally (rapid evaluation of physiologic parameters) demanding. *Position involves on-call responsibilities on nights and weekends. Working Hours: Hours generally vary between 7:30 AM to 7 PM Monday through Friday on a rotating 4 day- 10 hour workweek schedule with after-hours and weekend on-call required.
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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!
Our team includes 75 veterinarians and 90 veterinary nurses / techs