Registered Vet Tech I

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Posting NumberS02387PWorking TitleRegistered Vet Tech IDepartmentVet 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 websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm

Advertised Salary29,435 entry levelPosting Date01/17/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date01/31/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy 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.

Classification TitleAnimal Care Veterinary/Animal Science Paraprofessional/ProfessionalFLSAJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates or Bachelors degree in veterinary technology required and have met requirement for licensure in GA within 6 months of employment

Position Summary

The Radiology RVT will assist Board Certified Radiologists in the processes of acquiring radiographs on small, large and exotic animals for planned or emergent cases. The successful Radiology RVT will demonstrate the following:
-proper radiographic techniques and positioning
-knowledge of radiographic procedures and safety
-make radiographs efficiently and accurately with few repeats
-assess radiographs for proper positioning, exposure factors, and make necessary corrections with minimal supervision
-effectively train senior veterinary and veterinary technology students to make radiographs, correctly assess radiographic quality, and make corrections when necessary.
This dynamic service area has a high volume of cases ranging from ultrasounds, CT Scans, MRI, Nuclear medicine bonescans and I-131 cats. In order for the service to operate at expected efficiency levels, the RVT will ensure proper protocols are followed to complete studies timely and with high quality.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Associates or Bachelors degree in veterinary technology required and meet all requirements to become licensed in the state of Georgia within 6 months of employment or have an Active license with the GA State Board of VET Medicine as a Veterinary Animal Technician.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while demonstrating excellent customer service, high degree of confidentiality, openness to teaching and providing consultation to a variety of stakeholders.

Physical Demands

- lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
- sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day on hard floor surfaces.
- manual dexterity sufficient to accurately work with small, delicate pieces of equipment or large heavy objects/containers/machinery.
- wearing all protective gear including mask, gloves, gown, hairnet, safety goggles etc.
-will wear unit specific protective equipment to avoid exposure to radioactive machinery

Is driving a responsibility of this position?NoIs 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? 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)Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Collection of blood, urine by expression, cystocentesis or catheterization; collection and preparation of tissue, cellular, or microbiological samples by skin scraping, impressions; routine laboratory test procedures; radiology including settings, positioning, processing, and safety; intravenous and arterial catheterization; administration and application of treatments, drugs, fluids, medications and immunological agents by oral, parenteral and injectable routes. Induction and maintenance of anesthesia; placement of intra-nasal, intra-gastric tubes; dental procedures; euthanasia; surgical assistance; resuscitative procedures; applications of splints and slings; application of appropriate wound dressings and external supportive care in severe wound and burn cases.

Percentage of time60Duties/Responsibilities

Effectively train senior veterinary and veterinary technology students to make radiographs, correctly assess radiographic quality, and make corrections when necessary.

Percentage of time40Posting Specific Questions

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents




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      Posted: 2/9/2019
      Application Due: 12/14/2020
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