General Hospital Veterinary Technician

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This temporary position is approximately 10 hours per week, which can include overnight work, as well as weekends, holidays and on-call work, with the potential to become permanent. Working in the general NC State Veterinary Hospital, Terry Center, caring for hospitalized patients. Job duties include IV catheter placement, IV medication administration, walking, feeding and monitoring patients, bladder expressions, pain management, and post-operative monitoring. In addition to working with 4th year students and communicating with co-workers and clinicians on patient status.

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Raleigh, NC


NC State Veterinary Hosptial - Terry Center

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Temp Technical/Paraprofessional

Working Title:

General Hospital Veterinary Technician

Work Schedule:

Flexible- up to 10 hrs/week - all three shifts, weekends & holiday

Minimum Experience/Education:

Prefer 3-5 years veterinary assistant or veterinary technician experience.

Department Required Skills:

Prefer previous blood draw, IV catheter placement, patient restraint, ability to assess patients and medical terminology experience.
Prefer ability to administer oral, IV, and IM medications, bladder expressions, venipuncture, and experience with anesthesia recovery.
Excellent communication skills.
Excellent computer skills.
Prefer a team player.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

Prefer 3-5 years experience in veterinary specialty practice as a veterinary assistant or technician.
Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) is a plus.

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Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


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If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

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Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 6/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time