Pre-RVT Intern

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Posting Details

Posting NumberG/R00584PWorking TitlePre-RVT InternDepartmentVet Med Veterinary Teaching HospitalAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department website TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule Information

This position will rotate throughout multiple service areas of the hospital that operate on a 24 hour schedule. Shift assignments will vary throughout the Pre-RVT internship to include days, nights, over night shifts, weekends and holidays.

Advertised Salary14.00 per hourAnticipated Start Date02/10/2019Posting Date01/31/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


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Position Details

Classification TitleLimited Term Office/Clerical (NE)FLSAUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE.49Minimum QualificationsPosition SummaryRelevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

The preferred candidate will be enrolled in an RVT program and in the final phase of the degree. Education in an AVMA Accredited Veterinary Technician program, hands on animal care experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Basic knowledge of veterinary care terminology related to medical treatment of small and large animals.
Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment that requires self-motivation, high levels of compassion and strong verbal and written communication skills.

Physical Demands

- lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
- sit, stand, stoop bend and walk intermittently during the day on hard floor surfaces.
-Capable of manual dexterity sufficient to accurately work with small, delicate pieces of equipment or large heavy objects/containers/machinery.
-Capability of wearing all protective gear including mask, gloves, gown, hairnet, safety goggles etc.
-need to work for long periods of time with arms extended.

Is this a Position of Trust?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you attended and graduated an accredited Veterinary Technician program?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 2/9/2019
    Application Due: 6/18/2020
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