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Veterinary Technician I - Veterinary Teaching Hospital (Urgent and Convenient Care) (145564)

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Location
Champaign, IL
Closing date
Jun 21, 2021

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Veterinary Technician I
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

Veterinary Technician I employees provide skilled assistance to veterinary clinicians in the administration of veterinary medical care and student teaching. They work under direction from the clinician assigned to a case, following both written and oral instructions. They may also train and supervise/oversee lower level staff.

A Veterinary Technician I typically —

1. uses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to perform routine procedures and tasks with minimal direction or supervision.

2. coordinates schedule, receives and discharges patients, records patient information, provides patient care in accordance with instructions, and monitors patient condition and effectiveness of medications.

3. induces, intubates, and monitors patient during procedure and during patient recovery for vital signs; maintains anesthetic equipment.

4. demonstrates and assists in instructing students in the proper use of equipment and supplies.

5. evaluates condition of medical equipment and ensures that all areas of the hospital/laboratory are stocked with proper supplies and equipment. Assists with the oversight of lower level veterinary technicians and/or staff which may include training and professional development.

6. assists with developing and conducting student/staff orientation.

7. assists faculty, staff and students in all aspects of paramedical support.

8. operates and maintains equipment and machinery relevant to the section/service area.

9. collects, stores and submits diagnostic samples.

10. may supervise staff including those within the specialty section/service area, which may include overseeing section/service area’s needs and ensuring the orderly flow of the section/service area.

11. performs duties listed in lower level of this classification series.

12. performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Successful completion of a veterinary technology program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

2. Current certification as a Veterinary Technician by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

3. One (1) year (12 months) of paramedical veterinary experience comparable to that performed at the Veterinary Technician (General) level of this series or in other positions of comparable responsibility.

For more information about this classification:
https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/ViewSeries.aspx?tblCS_SeriesID=82

This Veterinary Technician I position is a 100%-time, benefits-eligible civil service position. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., (37.5 hours per week, 12 months per year). The minimum salary is $20.90 per hour.

Application Procedures:
To apply, submit a Civil Service application at jobs.illinois.edu and an exam request form for Veterinary Technician I. Documents such as college transcripts (unofficial are accepted), resumes, driver’s license (copy of both sides), professional licenses, and certifications should be uploaded to the application by the time you submit an exam request, as these documents may be required for your exam.

Exam scores for this credential assessment will be based on materials submitted, rather than a written exam.

Do not apply if you are a current employee working in this classification. Current employees may request to be added to the Transfer List.

Please monitor your email (including spam or junk mail) for testing and other correspondence from [email protected] and [email protected].

For further information regarding application procedures, contact Illinois Human Resources at 217-333-2137 or [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. Other pre-employment assessments may be required, depending on the classification of Civil Service employment.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

College Name or Administrative Unit:Veterinary Teaching Hospital Category:8-Technical Title:Veterinary Technician I - Veterinary Teaching Hospital (Urgent and Convenient Care) (145564) Open Date:06/07/2021 Close Date:06/21/2021 Organization Name:Veterinary Teaching Hospital

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