Veterinary Technician I

East Lansing MI
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

ICU technician

Position Summary

Provides patient care for ill and injured animals in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. This position will primarily be working in the VTH Emergency and Critical Care unit; instructs and demonstrates techniques to students; assists students, veterinary technicians and veterinarians in their work; maintains supplies, equipment and cleanliness of hospital areas. Working schedule is four 10 hour days, rotating weekends and holidays.


Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years in college, technical or vocational school in Veterinary Technology; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in extensive patient care, surgery, anesthesia, drug-dosing, and sterilization; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; licensed as a Veterinary Technician with the State of Michigan or attainment of such certification within one year from date of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in an educational setting; background in emergency medicine.

Required Application Materials

Resume, professional references

Work Hours

Four 10 hour days working third shift, rotating weekends and holidays.

Summary of Physical Demands

The Veterinary Technician I will be lifting animal patients onto cages and medical equipment; carrying animals between cages and exam tables and gurneys; pushing carts containing animals and equipment to other units; climbing stairs carrying lab samples; restraining animals preparing for medical procedures and treatments. 

Summary of Health Risks

Caring for animals with potential TB and rabies risk; may wear a respirator.

Bidding Eligibility Ends 10/10/2017 @ 11:55 PM

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